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Elite Valve’s E5400 general purpose knife gate valve

Quality, versatility and performance
all in one package!

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Download the E5400 general purpose knife gate valve brochure!

“I’m amazed at the versatility of the E5400! Elite can customize or modify it any which way imaginable.”

– Bruce J.

Product Features

Features and benefits of the E5400 general purpose knife gate valve

Design Compliance

Manufactured to MSS SP-81, AWWA C520, and Tappi standards, the E5400 general purpose knife gate valve comes standard with a fully stainless steel body, gate, and yoke. High alloy grades of stainless such as 317 SS and 2205 SS are available and stocked.

American Iron and Steel (AIS)

Can meet American Iron and Steel (AIS) and other material sourcing requirements upon request.

Buried Service Friendly

The E5400 general purpose knife gate valve is available with pressure bonnets for all sizes up to 60”, and stem extensions for buried service.

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ISO Mounting Pad

The yoke mounting pad on the E5400 general purpose features an ISO 5211 bolt circle pattern to match up with most OEM actuators.

Silicone Free Assembly

The E5400 general purpose knife gate valve is manufactured and assembled without the use of any silicone products. These valves are the perfect solution for applications like paint booths.

Reverse Flow Backstops

Large diameter valves (14” and above) come standard with reverse flow backstops that prevent the gate from unseating more than a marginal amount in process upset conditions.

Instrumentation / Lockout Ready

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304 SS yoke designed to accept position sensors and lockout pins without any additional mounting brackets or hardware.

Low Friction Bearing

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Low friction thrust washers and stainless steel bearings allow for handwheel operation all the way to 30” diameter sizes.

Polished Gate

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Gate surface has been ground
smooth to improve seal performance
and prolong packing life.

E5400 General Purpose Knife Gate Valve Product Specifications

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Sizes

2" - 30" Stocked
Larger sizes made to order

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Maximum Working Pressure

2" - 24" = 150 psi; 30" - 60" = 100 psi
Alternative working pressures available upon request

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Leakage

Zero leakage shutoff for resilient seated valves

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Applications

Pulp & Paper, Waste Water, Sewage, Solids Handling

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Temperature

Extreme temperature configurations are available

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Seats

Metal & Resilient

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Design Compliance

MSS-SP81, TAPPI-TIS 405, AWWA C520

Download the latest E5400 general purpose knife gate valve brochure today.

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Create your E5400 general purpose knife gate valve product code today!

Use our valve assembly tool below to create your own custom knife gate assembly. Options marked with a * are stocked.
When placing your E5400 general purpose knife gate valve order please reference the above product code.

1 Body

Body

A single cast piece machined to exacting standards provides superior reliability and a long service life.

MaterialCode
304 SS* (Stainless Steel)1
316 SS* (Stainless Steel)2
317 SS* (Stainless Steel)3
2205 SS* (Stainless Steel)4
254 SMO5
RC506
Inconel 6007
Hastelloy C2768
Ductile IronD
904LL
TitaniumT
WCB (Carbon Steel)W

*items are stocked

Modifications

Custom features, modifications, and materials are available upon request.

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2 Gate

Gate

Featuring a polish ground surface, a bevel knife edge, and rounded corners.

MaterialGate
304 SS* (Stainless Steel)1
316 SS* (Stainless Steel)2
317 SS* (Stainless Steel)3
2205 SS* (Stainless Steel)4
254 SMO5
RC506
Inconel 6257
17-4 PH (Precipitation-Hardened)P
2507 SS (Stainless Steel)S
TitaniumT
Carbon SteelW

*items are stocked

Modifications

Custom coatings for hardness, and chemical resistance are available.

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3 Seat

Seat

A wide variety of options offering zero leakage, advanced chemical resistance, and long wear life are available.

MaterialSeat
Metal*M
Viton*V
RC506
AflasA
BUNAB
EPDME
RTFEG
17-4 PHP
Natural RubberR
HT SiliconeS
Teflon (Si Core)T
UrethaneU

*items are stocked

Modifications

Viton is the standard material installed in the stock valve, but other seat materials are on the shelf and can be quickly swapped into the valve.

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4 TopWorks

TopWorks

Manufactured oversize to handle excessive forces, yokes come standard with provisions for proximity probes and safety lockout pins.

MaterialTopWorks
304 SS Yoke*Y
Fabricated YokeF
Pressure BonnetP
304 SS StanchionsS
316 SS YokeW

*items are stocked

Modifications

Safety gaurds are available for additional operator security.

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5 Packing

Packing

Providing a seal to the enviroment, the right choice of pcking material is critical forntrouble free performance.

Food GradeF

MaterialPacking
Teflon*T
VitonV
AflasA
BUNAB
Ceramic 1500FC
EPDME
Teflon w/KevlarK
GraphiteG
Natural RubberR

*items are stocked

Modifications

Energized, live loaded, high temperature, and embedded scrapers are all available options.

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6 Operator

Operator

Our versatile knife gatw design allows nearly any type of operator to be mounted.

DescriptionOperator
Bare Stem*B
Chainwheel*C
Chainwheel with NutC(N)
ElectricE
Gear*G
Gear with NutG(N)
Gear (Inline)G(L)
Gear (Spur)G(S)
Hydraulic (Cylinder)H
Lever*L
DescriptionOperator
NutN
Pneumatic (HP Cylinder)*P
Pneumatic (GP Cylinder)*P(G)
Pneumatic Spring Closed (FC)R
Pneumatic Spring Open (FO)S
RatchetT
Handwheel*W
Handwheel with NutW(N)
No Stem (CLA Only)*X

*items are stocked

Modifications

Stem extensions, floor stands, and other options are available as necessary.

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7 Size

Size

Stocked up to 30" in diameter, and large sizes are built to order

InchesSize
202
303
404
606
808
1010
1212
1414
1616
1818
InchesSize
2020
2424
3030
3636
4242
4848
5454
6060
6666

*items are stocked

Modifications

Custom sizes and flange bolting patterns can be made upon request.

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8 Options

Options

Multiple additional features can be included in your valve to ensure it exactly meet your needs.

DescriptionOptions
None
Xylan Coated Gate1
Xylan Coated Wetted Parts2
Chrome Coated Gate3
Nickel Coated Gate4
Silicone Free7
NA Content8
AIS Requirement9
Oversized CylinderA
Safety GuardsB
Through PortC
Dual SeatD
Stem ExtensionE
Air Filter / RegF
EnergizedG
DescriptionOptions
HorseshoeH
Internal LinersI
Drain PlateJ
Wear RingK
Live LoadL
Non-Rising StemN
LockoutsO
Purge PortsP
Junction Box KitQ
SolenoidS
PositionerT
V-portV
Extrusion / Wiper / ScraperW
Prox ProbesX
Stem ProtectorY

*items are stocked

Modifications

Custom modifications and unique requests can also be incorporated by our skilled staff.

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To learn more about the E5400 general purpose knife gate valve contact Elite Valve at 1 (888) 339-7758

About Elite Valve and their E5400 general purpose knife gate valves
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Elite Valve is committed to being a global leader in valve technology. We recognize that not all process applications are the same, and as our clients’ processes vary, so should the valve the technology they use. Registered as an ISO 9001 company, Elite Valve is committed to maintaining valve manufacturing technology centers, and delivering reliable products like the E5400 general purpose knife gate valve. In support of this commitment, Elite Valve has strategically located manufacturing and service centers within North America.

Our engineers are rewarded for innovative thinking – turning problems into opportunities, and advancing product performance like the E5400 general purpose knife gate valve. Working closely with our customers is encouraged. Our modus operandi is “Strive to be the very best.” It can be seen in the work we do daily. With these few words, we employ years of experience, handcrafting some of the best products available. Our ability to provide both standardized and custom-engineered solutions allows us to meet all your needs in the most critical of applications.

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