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Installation, Operation, Maintenance and Repair Manual

DEMCO®
Model DM
Gate Valves

Classes : 400 1000
600 2000
900 3000
1500 5000

DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication
TC1641
Installation, Operation , Maintenance & Repair Manual

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Publication TC1641 Published May 2002

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Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve
TC1641 Installation, Operation , Maintenance & Repair Manual

.................................... 5 Class 2000-3000: 2-1/2" ......................... 22 DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation..... 6x4" .. 5000: 3" & 4x3"... 14 Class 2000-3000: 2-1/2" ...............5x4".................... 18 Class 3000-5000: 5"... 16 Class 5000: 4".............................................................. 1000: 5" ...... Class 1500: 4"............................General .................... 3000.............. 5x4"........ Page 3 of 24 Table of Contents Bill of Materials Class 400-1500 (except 4" and 6x4" 1500) ... Operation ....... 11 Routine Maintenance .. 11 Repair ................................. 7 Class 3000-5000: 5"........... 5000: 3" & 4x3".... 6 Class 5000: 4".. 6x5" ........................................... 8 Nameplate Information ......... 10 Operation...................................................... Class 1500: 4"................................. 12 Class 2000........... 9 Scope .. 9 Storage.... 5x4".. 11 Repair Class 400-1500 (except 4" and 6x4" 1500) ......... 3000............... 9 Installation ...... 5000 2" & 2-1/2x2". Maintenance & Repair Manual ............................ 4 Class 2000.. 1000: 5" ... 6x5" ................. 6x4" ..5x4"..... 20 Trouble Shooting .......... 5000 2" & 2-1/2x2".

Maintenance & Repair Manual . 1 Bonnet 8. 1 Body 4 for others 12. * Relief Fitting 0 for Class 400 and 600 1 for Class 900 and 1500 Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. * Screw Seal Relief Fitting Qty= 3 3 15. 1 Stem Pin 3. 1 Handle 2. 1 Lube Fitting 4. Operation . 4 Cap Screw or Stud 1 9. * Nut 1 Nut Qty= 10. 1 Bonnet Seal 0 for 1-1/2 through 3x2" Class 400 and 600 11. 1 Stem Seal 6.Page 4 of 24 1 15 2 3 10 6 4 8 5 13 9 14 11 12 7 Figure 1 . 1 Stem 7. 1 Back-up Ring 5. 1 Seat Assembly 2 Screw Seal Qty= 0 for Class 400 and 600 13. 1 Gate 1 for Class 900 and 1500 2 14.Series DM Gate Valve Class 400-1500 (except 4" and 6x4" 1500) ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION 1.

Operation . Page 5 of 24 22 1 19 4 6 21 BRONZE BUSHING 10 2 15 18 FLAT TOP FOLLOWER 11 FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RING 12 17 7 HOMOGENEOUS 16 RUBBER SEAL RING 20 FLAT BOTTOM 9 8 ADAPTER 13 Figure 2 . 1 Coupling 4. 1 Seat Assembly 11. 1 Index Pin 7. 5000 2" & 2-1/2x2" ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION 1. 1 Lock Screw 2. 3000. 1 Retainer 22.Series DM Gate Valve 2000. 1 Gate 9. 1 Bonnet Seal 8. 1 Stem Screw 17. 1 Stem Screw Seal 18. 1 Pin-Lock Handle 12. 1 Stem 20. 1 Stem Seal Assembly DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. 1 Secondary Seal 21. 1 Handle 15. Maintenance & Repair Manual . 1 Bonnet 6. 1 Screw Housing 19. 1 Body 10. 1 Lock Handles 16. 1 Lube Fiting 13.

1 Secondary Seal 24. 1 Retainer 25. 1 Stem 23. Maintenance & Repair Manual . 1 Lock Handle 19. 1 Stem Screw 20. 5000: 3" & 4x3". 1 Hub Assembly 18. 1 Gate 6. Class 1500: 4". 1 Stem Seal Assembly 26. 1 Lube Fiting 16. 1 Body 7. 1 Pin-Lock Handle 9. 2 Bonnet Stud 10.5x4".Series DM Gate Valve 2000-3000: 2-1/2" . 4 Body Stud Nut Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. 1000: 5" ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION 1. 2 Bonnet Stud Nut 11. 1 Screw Housing 22.Page 6 of 24 19 BRONZE BUSHING 10 11 22 FLAT TOP FOLLOWER 4 1 FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RING 12 21 HOMOGENEOUS RUBBER SEAL RING 23 2 18 FLAT BOTTOM ADAPTER 26 7 25 16 24 8 20 6 9 Figure 3 . Operation . 1 Bonnet 2. 1 Bonnet Seal 4. 4 Body Stud 12. 1 Stem Screw Seal 21. 1 Seat Assembly 8.

1 Tube 16. 1 Body Number 7. DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. 1 Handle 14. 1 Bonnet Seal 4 for valves 5. 2 Bonnet Stud Nut 10. * Body Stud Nut and nuts for 12. 2 Bnnet Stud J007421 and 9. 1 Secondary Seal 1 25. 1 Lube Fiting 13. 1 Seat Assembly J007420. 1 Key 19. Page 7 of 24 4 3 26 23 16 2 7 9 24 1 14 13 6 19 8 5 21 13 18 10 BRONZE BUSHING 25 11 FLAT TOP FOLLOWER FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RING 12 HOMOGENEOUS 20 RUBBER SEAL RING FLAT BOTTOM ADAPTER Figure 4 . 8. 1 Screw Housing 23. 1 Stem Seal Assembly all other assemblies. 1 Bonnet 1 Stud and Nut Qty= 4. 1 Gate with Assembly 6. 2 Bearing 2.Series DM Gate Valve 5000: 4". 6x4" ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION 1. Operation . Maintenance & Repair Manual . 1 Stem J011928. 1 Stem Screw Seal 21. 1 Stem Cap 18. 24. 1 Stem Screw Bast Part 20. 1 Downstop Ring 3. 5x4". 1 Retainer 1 26. * Body Stud 12 studs 11.

1 Stem Cap 10. 1 Body 26. 1 Retainer 7. 1 Gate 2. 1 Screw. 1 Bonnet Seal 25. 1 Downstop Ring 19.Page 8 of 24 24 23 9 1 7 2 14 6 22 26 25 4 19 THRUST WASHER NEEDLE AND CAGE ASSEMBLY 13 18 12 THRUST WASHER NEEDLE AND CAGE ASSEMBLY 3 10 BRONZE BUSHING FLAT TOP FOLLOWER 21 8 20 FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RINGS 5 11 HOMOGENEOUS RUBBER SEAL RING FLAT BOTTOM ADAPTER Figure 5 . 1 Housing 5. Operation . 1 Handwheel 13. Housing 8. 1 Stem Screw w/Bearings 4. 12 Body Stud Nut 24. 12 Body Stud 23. 1 Tube 9. 1 Stem Seal Assembly 20. 1 Secondary Seal 6. 6x5" ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION ITEM QTY DESCRIPTION 1. Retainer 18. 1 Stem 21. Maintenance & Repair Manual .Series DM Gate Valve 3000-5000: 5". 4 Screw. 1 Lube Fitting 11. 4 Screw. 1 Relief Fitting 12. 1 Bonnet 22. Handwheel 14. 1 Stem Screw Seal 3. 1 Seat Assembly Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation.

PSI VALVE ASSEMBLY VALVE SERIAL PART NUMBER NUMBER DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. 1500. Each valve is completely body at the time of assembly. away valves (e. 2000. meric seals which deteriorate with heat and age. These valves contain elasto- in other publications. number a complete valve bill of material may be obtained. routine maintenance and trouble the factory fully open and with end protectors. Demco model DM gate valves are shipped from tion. It shooting of the Demco model DM gate vales in is recommended that they remain in this condi- pressure classes 400. 600. 1000. HYDROSTATIC TEST PRESSURE. preferably indoors. Nameplate Information The Demco model DM gate valve comes in several The valve serial number is a four to six digit configurations. The serial number is stamped on or near one of With the valve assembly part number and serial the end connections. Other information concerning these stored in a dry place. operation. Maintenance & Repair Manual . etc. The valve assembly part number will appear on the purchase order and shipping ticket. Operation . Serial numbers are identified by the nameplate data which is shown kept on file at the factory and are traceable to the below.g. Page 9 of 24 Scope Storage This publication applies to the storage. 900. PSI WORKING PRESSURE. They should be 3000 & 5000. one of which is shown on the front number that is stamped on the nameplate and cover of this publication. dimensional data. valve assembly part number and date of assembly.) is to be found from extreme heat. installa. tion until time for installation.

Install the bonnet seal into the Demco model DM gate valves are bi-directional body. bonnet so that the gate is started into the slot in the seat and the two pins on the seat are engag- The valves should be installed as far as possible ing the holes in the bonnet. bonnet all the way down before tightening the bonnet seal and seat prior to welding the valve nuts on the opposite side. spatter. This may pulsation. vibration and bonnet assembly as a unit into the body. The material flushed out to remove weld debris and other grade of the valve body is cast or stamped on the foreign material. while holding the seat onto the and may be installed with either end upstream. should not exceed the rated working pressure seat and bonnet assembly may be reinstalled. the bonnet seal.Page 10 of 24 Installation position. contact the factory. shown on the nameplate. Apply a coating of grease to the body seat bore and seat. the lines should be requirements of NACE spec MR0175. Be sure the weld procedure is qualified for both pipe material and valve body material. This will most likely into the line. then torque the nuts in a star or cross pattern. aged seat. If the valve is going to be exposed to hydrogen sulfide. Vibration and pulsation cause bonnet on. the weld procedure must conform to the Before testing the system. If in doubt. After that shown on the valve nameplate with the valve the valve body has been welded into the line and open and the pressure applied to a closed valve has cooled down to below 200F. install the seat/ from sources of extreme heat. Make sure the valve gate is in the fully open Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. Never put with a pulsation dampener if a reciprocating the seat into the body and then try to get the pump is being used. Draw the bonnet down uniformly until it is flush with the body. Test pressure should not exceed valve body. Operation . Maintenance & Repair Manual . Then. The piping system should be equipped require two people on the larger valves. This will most likely result in a dam- premature wear of the internal parts of the valve. Never draw one side of the Note on weld end valves: Remove the bonnet. Protect the seat bore from weld result in a damaged seat.

On these valves the top clockwise. 2X1-1/2 3. Further turning of the handle will damage closed. of the stem will be flush with the top of tion. resistant grease. are adequately lubricated.1 9.4 3. Repair . The Demco DM gate valve when the handle stops down on the is designed to be opened or closed under full rated bonnet or housing.1 Routine Maintenance It is important to see that the valve is kept prop. On all valves covered by this publica.6 10. the fitting on top of the handle hub. cement or acidizing fluids it should the handle hub or on the housing. depending on use.General Repair as described in this manual is limited to replacement of parts or minor cleaning and badly corroded or washed out bodies or bonnets polishing of existing parts. The valve should be erly lubricated. type grease gun to the Alemite fitting either on drilling mud. and cement can set up inside best lubricated when it is closed. The valve is fully closed erode the gate and seat.0 6. Maintenance & Repair Manual .1 11. Flow through a partially open valve may being closed. On valves with be flushed out thoroughly at the first opportunity.2 4. This condition is visible through the clear plastic stem protector tube.9 5.6 11.1 5. 8x6 11. Further turning of the handle will the stem. 3x2 4.1 5.2 3. For major repairs of please contact an authorized Cameron repair facility. 6x4 7.0 10.2 9.6 11. This prevents the grease from escaping from the space between the the valve and render it inoperable.1 5.1 10.6 7. No further movement pressure differential but it will last longer if it is is possible. Operation . 5x4.2 10. 4x3 5.1 11.0 4.6 23.6 4. The valve is closed by turning the handle damage the stem. Acidizing fluids handle and stem screw before the housing threads can corrode the internal parts and result in leak- age.6 11.6 7.0 5.0 4. Page 11 of 24 Operation A gate valve should be either fully open or fully 1) The handle moves down as the valve is closed.1 10. either one of the following applies: the stem screw. drilling mud. Use a good #2 grade of water. the valve is Sand. The valve is opened by turning the handle 2) The stem head engages a step in the inside counterclockwise until a sharp increase in torque is of the bonnet when the valve is fully felt.1 2-1/2 5.6 10. lubricated at least once a year. 6x5 14. operated when there is little or no pressure in the line.7 29. Number of handle turns required to fully open or close the valve: ValveSize Rated working pressure as shown on the nameplate 990 1480 2220 3705 1000 2000 3000 5000 1-1/2. Grease is applied with an automotive Whenever the valve is exposed to frac sand.7 6.9 6. DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation.4 2.8 29. Chevron Ultra-Duty #2 is used at the factory.

workmanship assure ready replacement of parts and satisfactory operation following field repairs.Page 12 of 24 Repair – Series DM gate valve class 400-1500 (except 4” and 6x4” 1500) 1 15 2 3 10 6 4 8 5 13 9 14 11 12 7 Disassembly Demco Class 400-1500 gate valves may be disas. Stem seal (5) and back-up ring (4) may now be sembled for inspection without removing from removed from the groove in the stem bore. Collapse the seat (12) by compressing the top pins together and remove it from the valve body. Simplicity of design and precision move seal (14) on Class 900-1500 valves. It is Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. Fully open the gate valve. Re- the line. Withdraw the stem and gate from inspect them for wear and damage. from the body. unscrewing it from the stem (6). groove. rotate the gate (13) stem bore in the bonnet. Using a hammer and pin punch. Clean the the bottom of the bonnet. Maintenance & Repair Manual . 2. unscrewing it from Thoroughly clean all disassembled parts and the bonnet. 3. Remove nuts (9) (or Remove the bonnet seal ring (10) from its groove cap screws on 1-1/2” and 2” valves) and lift the in the body. including the seal ring clockwise. bonnet (7) with stem and gate. and inspect for dirt or corrosion. Operation . Rotate the Inspection handle counterclockwise. 1. drive the stem pin (2) out of the handle hub.

Pull the stem out of the bonnet at least one-half inch. the gate into the bonnet. 2” and Line up the holes in the hub and stem and insert 3x2” valves). ring). 8x6” 7-3/4” – 8-1/32” DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. of approximately general purpose grease through fitting(3). (5). pin hole size. Operation . This ring Turn the handle to full open position. then back 1. 4x3” 4-5/32” – 4-9/16” 4”. (This changes the dimension bonnet. Screw the gate on the stem counterclockwise until it Reassembly touches the underside of the bonnet. then back it off to align the gate with the bonnet cavity. 1a. 6x4” 5-9/32” – 5-5/8” 6”. (10) and (14) be If the distance is incorrect. Repack the handle threads with a pin punch or screwdriver. 1b. Class 400-600 valves 2” through 8”x6”: Replace nuts (9) (or cap screws on 1-1/2”. making travel and slide the stem through the bonnet from sure the gate is in the slot in the seat and that the underside. Page 13 of 24 recommended that seals (4). exterior of the seat and on the surfaces of the bonnet and stem which contact seals. Remove the punch or screwdriver. through the hub. Re-insert the stem in the bonnet and the punch or screwdriver through the holes in the stem and hub. Replace the bonnet seal (10). Maintenance & Repair Manual . apply a good grade of general purpose handle to full open position. and insert the back-up ring (4) above it.) When the distance is correct. retracting prevents extrusion of the stem seal into the clear. Replace seal (14) on Class 900-1500 valves. the top pins on the seat are in the drilled holes in the bonnet while performing this operation. shorten or lengthen replaced if worn or damaged. and bonnet to the valve body keeping the seat Screw the handle on the bonnet to its limit of ports aligned with the body line bore. Valve Size Distance 2”. which passes through the turn on the stem. Assemble seat (12) seal. seal rings (not the back-up into the bonnet. Before re-assembling the the punch or screwdriver by pin (2) and turn the valve. (do not permit stem rotation) then rotate the gate on the stem one more turn counterclockwise. 3x2” 2-15/16” – 3-3/16” 2-1/2” 3-17/32” – 3-15/16” 3”. Inspect the straight by pulling the stem and turning the gate a half section of the stem. retracting the gate grease to all threads. ance between stem and bonnet. so it must be positioned on the low-pressure side of the stem 2. Screw the gate on the stem counterclockwise until it touches the underside of the bonnet. Measure the distance from the underside of the bonnet to the farthest edge of the gate. Install the stem seal (5) in the bonnet bore groove it off to align the gate with the bonnet cavity. replace emery cloth if required. for nicks or scratches and smooth with 1/4 inch. Other valves: Line up the holes in the hub and stem and drive pin (2) through the hub. This distance must be within the following limits for each size valve.

Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. Unscrew coupling (15) reassembly instruction 3 after following the appli- and withdraw the bonnet assembly from the body. Remove screw seal 3. Turn the stem clockwise until it disengages from (22) and lock handle (4) then lift off hub (2). of the bonnet. apply. Maintenance & Repair Manual . Remove re- (9) by rotating a quarter turn and sliding it off the tainer (11). o-ring seal (10) and stem seal assembly tee-head of the stem. Seat or gate replacement may be made at this (7) from the screw housing and bonnet seal (18) point. stem screw (6) and withdraw it from the underside Remove coupling (15). Turn stem screw (6) clock. With the bonnet assembly on its side. then withdraw gate (19) from stem screw housing (8) off the bonnet. To reassemble the valve. Unscrew the lock screw (13) and lift wise to bottom. Fully open the gate valve. 5000 2” & 2-1/2x2” 22 1 19 4 6 21 BRONZE BUSHING 10 2 15 18 FLAT TOP FOLLOWER 11 FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RING 12 17 7 HOMOGENEOUS 16 RUBBER SEAL RING 20 FLAT BOTTOM 9 8 ADAPTER 13 Disassembly 1. 2. the following instructions together and remove it from the body. remove pin 4. Turn stem screw (6) clock- wise out of the screw housing.Page 14 of 24 Repair – Series DM gate valve 2000. proceed from from the valve body. Operation . If it is desired to Collapse the seat (21) by compressing the top pins inspect other parts. cable maintenance instructions. (12) from the bonnet. 3000.

Slide the threaded end of the stem through the seat. paying particular attention to the valve stem. Place the coupling on the screw hous- while performing this operation. Place the hub and stem seal assembly (12) be replaced if they are on the stem screw. fabric reinforced seal ring. If not. Install the seat on the bonnet and stand the seal. Rotate the stem screw clockwise until it bottoms grease through fitting (1). making sure the about half its total travel and place the screw gate is in the slot in the seat and that the top pins housing on the bonnet and stem. seal rings and exterior the bottom of the seat port. Maintenance & Repair Manual . in the gate and stem changes the distance 1/16". apply a good grade of general Make a pencil mark on one side of the gate even with purpose grease to all threads. Tighten the ing. nicks and scratches. lock handle and hub from the assembly. bonnet bore from the underside and place the Rotate the stem screw clockwise to bottom then stem seal assembly over the stem. Raise the bottom of the of the seat and on the surfaces of the bonnet. 5. Turn the stem that passes through the packing. Replace lock of the seat are in the drilled holes in the bonnet screw (13). clockwise to reduce the distance or clockwise to a flat topped follower ring and a bushing. coupling. the area around the lower part of the bonnet that lies against the bonnet o-ring 4. rust. Page 15 of 24 Inspection until the gate touches the underside of the bonnet lugs. (10). Slide the retainer (11) with o- correct. The lips on “V” rings point towards Repeat step 4 until the closed gate position is bottom of bonnet. sary. Engage the gate on the tee-head of the stem and turn them together counterclockwise DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. homoge- together while holding the stem screw: counter- neous rubber seal ring. Before reassembling. ring seal (10) inside over the stem. This assembly back off one-eighth turn. If the distance is correct. Do not spread the pin free of dirt. eighth turn. stem gate into the seat bore by rotating the handle and and stem screw which are in contact with seals. remove the 1. Align the gate with the opening between Thoroughly clean all parts and inspect them for wear the lugs and retract it into the bonnet by turning or damage.7/16". This distance must be be- Reassembly tween 5/16" . (18) the stem screw counterclockwise. Engage the stem screw (6) in the screw housing (8) aligned with the body line bore. which increase the distance as required. It is recommended that seals (7). Replace bonnet seal (18). Clean these handle clockwise until the hub is stopped by the surfaces well and polish with emery cloth if neces. insert the lock handle and worn or cut. proceed to assembly step 5. Assemble seat (21) and bonnet to the valve body keeping the seat ports 2. Turn the gate and stem consists of a flat bottomed adapter ring. Operation . lips first. One-half turn of are placed over the end of the stem. Seat the stem seal assembly into its counterbore in the bonnet. top of the screw housing. These will since it may be removed later while adjusting the include the areas inside the body adjacent to the line gate level. This is most effectively on the retainer. that order. Spread the cotter pin (22) in the lock handle and repack the hub with general-purpose 3. bore where the seat fits. then back it up approximately one- done when the valve is closed. the bonnet stuffing box and the surface of the assembly upright resting on the seat. All sealing surfaces should be clean and retain it with the cotter pin. measure the distance from the pencil mark to the bottom of the gate.

or damage. 1000: 5” 19 BRONZE BUSHING 10 11 22 FLAT TOP FOLLOWER 4 1 FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RING 12 21 HOMOGENEOUS RUBBER SEAL RING 23 2 18 FLAT BOTTOM ADAPTER 26 7 25 16 24 8 20 6 9 Disassembly 1.Class 1500: 4”. To reassemble the valve. Maintenance & Repair Manual . Unscrew the nuts (24) (cap screws on together and remove it from the body. Page 16 of 24 Repair – Series DM gate valve 2000-3000: 2-1/2” – 5X4”. Operation . o-ring seal (10) and 2. 3. It is recommended that seals (7). 5” and 6x5”) and lift screw housing (8) off the bonnet. If it is desired to and stem seal assembly (12) be replaced if they are inspect other parts. Remove retainer (11). Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. the following instructions worn or cut. Fully open the gate valve. 5000: 3” & 4x3”. All sealing surfaces should be clean and apply. turn and sliding it off the tee-head of the stem. proceed from Thoroughly clean all parts and inspect them for wear reassembly instruction 3 after following the appli. Turn stem screw (6) clockwise out of the screw housing. With the bonnet assembly on its side. stem screw (6) and withdraw it from the underside Collapse the seat (21) by compressing the top pins of the bonnet. stem screw (6) clockwise to bottom. Turn the stem clockwise until it disengages from withdraw the bonnet assembly from the body. remove pin stem seal assembly (12) from the bonnet. Remove nuts (26) and 4. Turn (22) and lock handle (4) then lift off hub (2). (10). then with. Remove screw seal (7) from the screw housing and draw gate (19) from stem (9) by rotating a quarter bonnet seal (18) from the valve body. (18) cable maintenance instructions. Seat or gate replacement may be made at this Inspection point.

rust. bottom of bonnet. apply a good grade of general lugs and retract it into the bonnet by turning the purpose grease to all threads. fabric reinforced seal ring. Slide the threaded end of the stem through the one side of the gate even with the bottom of the bonnet bore from the underside and place the seat port. Seat the stem If the distance is correct. Page 17 of 24 free of dirt. insert the lock bore where the seat fits. All except 5” 1000: the distance approximately 3/32". 3" and 4x3” . If not. Do not spread the pin since it lock handle and repack the hub with general- may be removed later while adjusting the gate purpose grease through fitting (1). Install the seat on the bonnet and stand the assembly upright resting on the seat. the area around the lower handle and retain it with the cotter pin. insert the lock handle and retain it tighten nuts (26). in to 1/2". Align the gate with the opening between the gate is in the slot in the seat and that the top pins lugs and retract it into the bonnet by turning the of the seat are in the drilled holes in the bonnet stem screw counterclockwise. the distance or clockwise to increase the distance as required. which limits for each size valve: 2-1/2". Slide the retainer (11) with o- ring seal (10) inside over the stem. Engage the stem screw (6) in the screw housing (8) stem screw clockwise to bottom then back off one- about half its total travel and place the screw eighth turn. effectively done when the valve is closed. Maintenance & Repair Manual . homoge. until the gate touches the underside of the bonnet sary. One-half turn of the gate and stem changes 3. proceed to assembly step 5. remove the seat. lugs. gate. This distance must be within the following a flat-topped follower ring and a bushing. 4. stem and stem screw which are in contact with seals. Engage the gate on the tee-head of 5. spread the cotter pin and seal assembly into its counterbore in the bonnet. then back it up approximately one- eighth turn. Turn the gate and stem together while housing on the bonnet and stem. The lips on “V” rings point towards 1/2” to 5/8”. the bonnet stuffing box and the surface of the housing. nicks and scratches. lips first. This assembly seat bore by rotating the handle and measure the consists of a flat bottomed adapter ring. making sure the lugs. Operation . Replace and stem screw. Raise the bottom of the gate into the stem seal assembly over the stem. on the retainer. This is most level. Rotate the 2.7/16" to 9/16". distance from the pencil mark to the bottom of the neous rubber seal ring. Turn the part of the bonnet that lies against the bonnet o-ring handle clockwise until the hub contacts the screw seal. 4" and 5x4” . Replace bonnet seal (18). Make a pencil mark on 1. These will 5” 1000: include the areas inside the body adjacent to the line Place the hub on the stem screw. Repeat step 4 until Rotate the stem screw clockwise until it bottoms the closed gate position is correct. Replace nuts (24) holding the stem screw: counterclockwise to reduce (cap screws on 5” and 6x5”). Engage the gate on the tee-head of the stem that passes through the packing.3/8" are placed over the end of the stem. lock handle and hub from the assembly. 5” and 6x5” – that order. Turn the handle clockwise until the hub is stopped by the Reassembly top of the screw housing. seal rings and exterior handle counterclockwise. Clean these stem and turn them together counterclockwise surfaces well and polish with emery cloth if neces. paying particular attention to the valve stem. DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. of the seat and on the surfaces of the bonnet. Place the hub on the while performing this operation. Align the gate with the opening between the Before reassembling. Spread the cotter pin (22) in the with the cotter pin. Assemble seat (21) and the stem and turn them together counterclockwise bonnet to the valve body keeping the seat ports until the gate touches the underside of the bonnet aligned with the body line bore.

Seat or gate replacement may be made at this valve may have either 4 or 12 studs and nuts) and point. Remove stem cap (4). Rotate the stem screw (6) clockwise head of the stem. With the bonnet assembly on its side. Remove nuts (24) and lift off the screw by rotating a quarter turn and sliding it off the tee. Maintenance & Repair Manual . off the stem and remove bearings (13) and retainer Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. 2. turn the handle (2) clockwise to move the gate (19) out of 4. inspect other parts.Page 18 of 24 Repair – Series DM gate valves 5000: 4”. Operation . If it is desired to together and remove it from the body. proceed from withdraw the bonnet assembly from the body. 5x4” and 6x4” 4 3 26 23 16 2 7 9 24 1 14 13 6 19 8 5 21 13 18 10 BRONZE BUSHING 25 11 FLAT TOP FOLLOWER FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RING 12 HOMOGENEOUS 20 RUBBER SEAL RING FLAT BOTTOM ADAPTER Disassembly 1. reassembly instruction 4 after following the appli- Collapse the seat (21) by compressing the top pins cable maintenance instructions. the following instructions apply. housing (8). tube (3). handle (2) and key the bonnet. Withdraw the gate from the stem (9) (5). Remove nuts (26) (this 3. Fully open the gate valve. To reassemble the valve.

then withdraw the assembly consists of a flat bottomed adapter ring. lips first. Before reassembling. Slide the threaded end of the stem (9) through the and that the top pins on the seat are in the drilled bonnet bore from the underside and draw the stem holes in the bonnet while performing this opera- head part way up into the bonnet (16). particular attention to the valve stem. DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. The bearing must be concentric area around the lower part of the bonnet that lies with the stem screw before further assembly. Operation . Replace bonnet seal stem screw which are in contact with seals. Tighten nuts (26) and repack the screw hous- down stop ring (14) on over the bottom of the stem ing (8) with general-purpose grease through fit- head. fabric reinforced seal assembly (12). stem from the underside of the bonnet. It is recommended that seals (7). nicks and scratches. shoulders on the inside of the bonnet. the rings do not get curled back. being careful that the lips of wear or damage. rust. a flat topped follower ring and a bushing now be removed. Assemble seat (21) and bonnet to the valve body Reassembly keeping the seat ports aligned with the body line bore. Place the stem seal assembly (12) over the stem. (18). making sure the gate is in the slot in the seat 1. Lift the stem part way so that the down stop 2. be clean and free of dirt. bearings. This ring (14) may be removed. Maintenance & Repair Manual . Put the tion. (18) and stem seal assembly (12) be replaced if put the retainer (11). apply a 4. (10). with o-ring seal through the packing. Follow the retainer with a bearing (13) and the adjacent to the line bore where the seat fits. which are placed over the end of the stem in that order. stem and the handle counterclockwise. Slide the gate (19) into the stem. After the bushing. and tighten nuts (24). These will include the areas inside the body 3. and polish the surfaces of the stem screw that run against the bearings. Page 19 of 24 (11). Work the seal and follower rings carefully down over the stem thread. lower the stem so that the down stop ring ting (1). Clean these surfaces well (7) inside. with o-ring inside. and Thoroughly clean all parts and inspect them for into the stuffing box. including the bushing. the bonnet stuffing another bearing down over the stem screw and box and the surface of the stem that passes follow with the screw housing (8). may seal ring. The stem homogeneous rubber seal ring. turn it a quarter good grade of general purpose grease to all turn to line it up with the slot in the bonnet and threads. down over they are worn or cut. the stem screw (6). paying its slot in the stem screw and replace the handle (2). seal rings and exterior of the draw it up all the way into the bonnet by turning seat and on the surfaces of the bonnet. Also clean tube (3) and stem cap (4) in that order. Put the key (5) into and polish with emery cloth if necessary. Place against the bonnet o-ring seal. The lips on “V” rings point towards bottom Inspection of bonnet. All sealing surfaces should the stem with flat side up.

Page 20 of 24 Repair – Series DM gate valve 3000-5000: 5”. turn the apply. handwheel (1) clockwise to move the gate (13) out of the bonnet. point. To reassemble the valve. With the bonnet assembly on its side. tube (23). Remove screws (22) and lift off the tee-head of the stem. Withdraw the gate from the stem 4. proceed from Collapse the seat (12) by compressing the insert reassembly instruction 4 after following the pins together and remove it from the body. screw (2) and (6) by rotating a quarter turn and sliding it off the handwheel (1). Remove stem cap (24). housing (19). Seat or gate replacement may be made at this withdraw the bonnet assembly from the body. Rotate the stem screw (18) off the Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation. Maintenance & Repair Manual . 6x5” 24 23 9 1 7 2 14 6 22 26 25 4 19 THRUST WASHER NEEDLE AND CAGE ASSEMBLY 13 18 12 THRUST WASHER NEEDLE AND CAGE ASSEMBLY 3 10 BRONZE BUSHING FLAT TOP FOLLOWER 21 8 20 FABRIC REINFORCED SEAL RINGS 5 11 HOMOGENEOUS RUBBER SEAL RING FLAT BOTTOM ADAPTER Disassembly 1. Remove nuts (9) and 3. the following instructions 2. If it is desired to inspect other parts. Operation . applicable maintenance instructions. Fully open the gate valve.

Place two thrust washers with a Thoroughly clean all parts and inspect them for wear needle and cage assembly between them on top of or damage. It is recommended that the seals (10). Attach stem that passes through the packing. Operation . Repack housing (19) with a good grade of lower the stem so that the down stop ring shoulders general-purpose grease through fitting (25). Put o-ring (20) into its groove in the bottom of retainer (21) and work retainer with o-ring down Maintenance over the stem. scale. Remove screws (3) order in which the rings are assembled must be and lift off the retainer (21). Place the stem seal assembly (5) over the stem. Replace the bonnet with seals. Page 21 of 24 stem (left hand Acme) and remove needle and cage 2. Bolt retainer to the bonnet with four screws (3). The stem seal assembly (5). Lift the stem part way exactly as shown with sealing lips down. nicks and scratches. Put part of the bonnet that lies against the bonnet o-ring o-ring (14) in its groove in housing (19) and bolt the seal. seal o-ring (10). (20) and stem seal assembly (5) be replaced if they counterclockwise on the stem so that it seats are worn or cut. making sure the gate is in 1. Place the include the areas inside the body adjacent to the line other two thrust washers with needle and cage bore where the seat fits. bushing. 3. Put the down performing this operation. DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve Publication TC1641 Installation. These will down stop ring approximately one turn. seal turn to line it up with the slot in the bonnet and rings and exterior of the seat and on the surfaces of draw it up all the way into the bonnet by turning the bonnet. Slide the gate (13) onto the stem. Replace and tighten stop ring (4) on over the bottom of the stem head. The assemblies and thrust washers. nuts (9). apply a good grade of 4. Maintenance & Repair Manual . Before reassembling. All sealing surfaces should be clean against the thrust washer and lifts the stem off the and free of dirt. Slide the threaded end of the stem (6) through the the slot in the seat and that the top pins on the seat bonnet bore from the underside and draw the stem are in the drilled holes in the bonnet while head part way up into the bonnet. Place bushing bonnet. Assemble the seat (12) and bonnet to the valve body keeping the seat ports aligned Reassembly with the body line bore. may now be removed. While so that the down stop ring (4) may be removed. installing the rings over the thread on the stem. stem and stem screw which are in contact the handle counterclockwise. including on top of the stem seal assembly. the retainer then turn the stem screw (18) (14). then withdraw the stem from the underside of the assure these lips are not damaged. necessary. bearings. the bonnet stuffing box and the surface of the housing to the bonnet with screws (22). turn it a quarter general purpose grease to all threads. paying particular attention to the valve stem. Clean these handwheel (1) to the stem screw with screw (2) and surfaces well and polish with 320 grit emery cloth if replace tube (23) and stem cap (24). the area around the lower assembly between them over the stem screw. on the inside of the bonnet.

according to proper instructions. Stem is bent or otherwise damaged. Additional information is also available on-line at http://www. Valve is not fully closed due to Disassemble valve and reassemble improper assembly. Valve gate may be jammed into Back off hand 1/4 turn. Valve will not open or Valve is packed with solids. tolerance. Difficult or rough Valve needs lubrication.Page 22 of 24 Troubleshooting Trouble Pr obable Cause Remedy Leakage through valve Valve not fully closed due to Open valve slightly and re-close. Never back off the handle under normal conditions. If ice or hydrates are suspected. obstruction in line. Maintenance & Repair Manual . Operation . Lubricate per instructions under operation "Routine Maintenance" Threads or bearings are worn or otherwise damaged. with operating media or tempera- ture. with operating media or tempera- ture. See page 11 "Operation. Reassemble per proper instructions. the close valve may be heated to 200°F max. Replace body and bonnet Bonnet seal material is incompatible Consult factory for proper materials. operating media or temperature. Replace Leakage between Bonnet seal damaged. Replace defective parts.com Publication DEMCO® Model DM Gate Valve TC1641 Installation.c-a-m." Valve was improperly assembled. Leakage around stem Stem seal material is incompatible Consult factory for proper materials. bottom of seat. If this does not fix the problem. it must be disassembled and cleaned out. Seat material incompatible with Consult factory for proper materials. Replace defective parts. Seat or gate is damaged. Porosity has developed in body or Replace valve. bonnet. Damage may have resulted from excessive operating forces. If the valve is packed with other solids. Threaded parts are locked up. Body has eroded or corroded out of Replace or repair body. remove bonnet for inspection.

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