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Portable Valve Operation Tool

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The safer and quicker method of valve actuation

The VC-RAD 6 (Electrically Powered) Portable Valve Operation Tool with Telescopic Extension Bar for use on below ground valves

Benefits:

  • Safer and easier to use than conventional tooling (e.g. T-Bar which requires a lot of manual effort and is a potential health & safety issue)
  • Speeds up the process of valve actuation
  • Heavy duty modular system is suitable for different valves and sites
  • Highly portable system can be used in remote location
  • Controlled power delivery to help with the easing-off of valves
  • VC-RAD 6 Electric Torque Multiplier can be used for additional bolting work

Features:

  • VC-RAD 6 Electric Torque Tool (110 volt)
  • Reaction Plate(s) with Telescopic Reaction Arm(s) and Extension Bars to suit valves at different depths
  • Interchangeable socket for different sizes and types of valve interface (additional sockets available at extra cost)
  • High strength Reaction Plates which can withstand the load of a commercial van wheel

Kits available and optional storage boxes

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Please contact us for further information or to arrange a demonstration.

 

 

 

With a change of reaction, the VC-RAD Torque Tool can be used on other types of valve.

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  • Christie Method - One Person Operation; Single Reaction Plate
  • Current Method - Slow manual process and potential health & safety issue
  • Christie Method - Two Person Operation; Double Sided Reaction Plate for higher torques
  • Christie Method - for the highest torques the wheel of a light commercial van can be parked on the single reaction plate
  • Difficult Access - Below Ground Valve
  • Christie Method - high strength Reaction Plates which can withstand the load of a commercial van wheel
  • Christie Method - Two Person Operation; Double Sided Reaction Plate for higher torques
  • A VC-RAD Electric Torque Tool with additional special reaction, can also be used to operate high pressure valves