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The Gericke RotaSafe RS1 valve rotor protection system monitors rotary valve operation 24/7, automatically detects contact between the rotor and housing, and in the event of detection, immediately shuts down power to the drive motor to stop the process. The rotary airlock safety system is triggered before the powders or other bulk materials can become contaminated by foreign matter and before the valve incurs any damage from metal-to-metal contact.
The RotaSafe RS1 features new programming and state-of-the-art amplification hardware for enhanced functionality and control over detection accuracy, security, and other parameters. The latest RotaSafe RS1 rotary valve protection system is included as standard equipment on the Gericke line of rotary valves and may be retrofitted onto existing Gericke RotaVal valves in the field.