ARCA BIOVENT® Hygienic Valve

Ensuring Precision and Efficiency

The ARCA BIOVENT® hygiene valve features zero dead space and is designed to ensure that it can be thoroughly cleaned. The modular design of the valve housing, connections, stem seals, valve trims, actuator, and positioned enables it to be optimized in line with your requirements.

The hygiene-oriented design, efficiency, control precision, price/performance ratio, and maintenance outlay of the ARCA BIOVENT® hygiene valve are carefully harmonized to minimize the total cost of ownership. Our commitment to innovation in valve technology ensures that you benefit from maximum control precision for your application. Why not see for yourself!

Our innovations
  • Flow-optimized valve housing
  • Nominal diameter identical to internal diameter of piping
  • Compact module connection by means of clamping rings
  • Valve plug and seat can be replaced separately
  • Stem seal with special sealing element
  • and additional wiper ring
  • Modular system
  • Customized sealing solutions
  • Triple-sealed, hermetic 8 stem seals OPTISEAL®
BIOVENT® Hygienic Valve
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How you benefit
  • Zero dead space
  • GMP compatible
  • FDA compliant
  • 3A sanitary standard (optional)
  • Low noise emission
  • Optimum CIP conditions
  • No sources of infection
  • Maintenance without special tools
  • Quick and easy disassembly
  • Cost-effective plug replacement
  • Flexible valve adjustment
  • Minimal spare parts required
  • Long-term safety
  • Maintenance free
  • A wide range of connection and housing types
  • Quick adjustment to process changes
  • Highly cost-effective
  • EPDM seals from –40 °C to +135 °C (up to +150 °C over short periods)
  • FPM seals from –10 °C to +200 °C (optional)
  • Hermetic twin-diaphragm seal
  • Additional safety stuffing box
  • Hydraulic support for diaphragm (optional)
  • Diaphragm breakage monitor
General specifications
DN15 – 150
PN10 – 25
Housing typesAngularLParabolic plug
Straight wayBOParabolic plug
Straight wayBMParabolic plug (double guided)
3 stepBM3-step plug (P3)
3 stepM-WMFlow mixer
3 stepT-WMFlow divider
Material1.4404 (316L) St. Steel (all housing components blasted and post-treated)
Thread connection 1.4301 (304) St. Steel
Housing connectionsThread connections, welded ends, flanged connections, clamp connections, aseptic flanged connections
Other connection types available on request
Piping classesMetric in accordance with DIN 11850
Imperial OD in accordance with ISO2037/BS 4825 Part 1
Imperial IPS in accordance with Schedule 5
SurfacesSurfaces that come into contact with product: Ra ≤ 0.8 μm; fine-blasted surface
Plug characteristicStandard: equal percentage or linear
Seat leakageMetal sealing: class IV (0.01% of kvs)
Soft sealing: class VI
Plug1.4571 (316Ti) St. Steel (superfinished; guiding surfaces roller burnished)
1.4404 (316L) St. Steel
Stem sealEPDM sealing rings; temperature range: –30 to +135 °C; FDA compliant
Resistance: 2 to 5% resistance to alkaline solutions and acids up to +85 °C
Other materials (FPM, HNBR etc.) available on request
OptionsSterile lock, diaphragm seal
Material certificatesInspection certificate in accordance with EN 10204 / 3.1
Material certificate EN 10204 / 2.2