New Products

BIO-CHEM VALVE: Pinch Valve Enhancement Options

In response to critical performance needs for immediate position feedback sensing and quieter operation, Bio-Chem Valve now offers two new high purity liquid transfer pinch valve enhancement options that enable OEMs to expand and upgrade their product lines by offering specialized position feedback sensors and noise deadening features. The pinch valve enhancement options provide position feedback and noise reduction for use in hospital or medical applications, intensive care units, in-office patient care, consumer product testing laboratories, and other critical applications in which exact positioning assurance or noise abatement is required. Position feedback is assured with a compact, factory-mounted, infrared optical sensor that instantaneously detects the position of the pinch valve pusher/armature assembly by sending an electrical signal to the control system to verify whether the valve is open or closed. With no moving parts and only one lead wire, the accurate, wear-resistant optical sensor has been designed for virtually unlimited life. The noise reduction valve enhancement option reduces the characteristic intermittent, and often annoying, staccato "clicking" sound typically associated with the solenoid actuated pinch valve to a virtually inaudible soft beat. An innovative use of noise dampening materials on the internal components permits Bio-Chem Valve to reduce the noise level at the point of actuation from 72dB to 52dB as measured on pinch valves for tubing sizes from 3/32" to 3/8" OD.

For more information, visit or call (973) 263-3001.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

More Podcasts

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI July 2015 issue

2015 July

The July issue features our annual Distributor Directory! Be sure to check it out!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

"Cultural Fit"

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times observed that new employees are often hired based on the personal similarities they share with their interviewers. How important is “cultural fit” when hiring someone?
View Results Poll Archive


Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

More Products

ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 


facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.