The AV10K is manufactured in aluminum alloy. It has a control knob attached to a screw-actuated plunger: turn the control knob clockwise to close the valve. A nitrile ‘O’ ring seals the plunger to the valve body.
The valve can be pipeline supported only, and is connected to the vacuum system with an NW10 fitting.
|Materials of construction|
|Control knob||Nylon 6|
|Leak rate across seat||10-7 mbar ls-1 / 8 x 10-8 Torr ls-1|
|Leak rate through body||10-1 mbar ls-1 / 8 x 10-2 Torr ls-1|
|Weight||100 g / 3.5 oz|