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Bulletin # 01 of 1997

Interior Title: 
Bulletin # 1 of 1997
Title Type: 
New Part
Bulletin Date: 
Bulletin # 1 of 1997. August 20, 1997
Bulletin Type: 
New Part Announcement Bulletin
Bulletin Subject: 
High Flow Emergency Valve
Products Affected: 
SuperLite® 17, 27, KMB 18/28 and Manifold Block Assemblies
Body: 

DSI announces it's new, High Flow Emergency Valve, DSI  part # 505-070, as standard issue on all SL-17s, SL-27s, KMB18s/28s, and manifold block assemblies starting Oct. of 1993. Parts for the new valves are not interchangeable with the old style valves! The old style valves  DSI PART # 505-018 are now discontinued and parts availability  is limited to stock on hand.

The new emergency valve body is visibly different from the old style valve.  It is slightly longer and the fittings are more offset. It also has the Kirby Morgan diamond emblem engraved on the side for easier identification.  

1    550-140  Emerg. Valve Body

2    550-138  Stem

3    540-095  Washer

4    520-024  Packing

5    550-091  Packing Nut

6    520-025  Knob, Control

7    535-802  Spring

8    550-019  Locknut

9   505-070   Emerg.Valve Ass'y