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Approximates
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Size Plug Valve / Ball Valve (oz.) WKM Gate Valves Seats* (lbs.)
2” 2 2**
3” 3 3**
4” 4 4**
6” 9 6
8” 11 8
10” 14 10
12” 17 12
14” 32 14
16” 42 16
18” 56 18
20” 72 20
22” 80 22
24” 88 24
26” 92 26
28” 28
30” 96 30
34” 109
36” 122 36
  • 5-quart / 10-lb. can approximately 160 oz.
  • 1” of travel into 5-quart/10-lb. can is approximately 22.86 oz. of sealant
  • Air Gun/Hypergun delivers 13.84 oz./min. ***
  • Bucket Guns (15,000 lbs.) 1/8 oz. per stroke. ***
  • Hydraulic Hand Gun delivers approximately 1 oz./44 strokes ***
  • Screw Lever Hand Gun delivers approximately 1 oz./24 strokes ***

*WKM Gate Valves require approximately ½ lb. lube per seat per inch of valve bore.

** WKM Gate Valves, 4” & smaller, are usually not equipped for seat lubrication and may require body lubrication of approximately 1 lb. lube per inch of valve bore.

*** the delivery of gun is approximate because of condition and temperature of gun

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