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Replacement for Sullair 046782 Blowdown Valve Repair Kit

Replacement for Sullair 046782 Blowdown Valve Repair Kit

$40.50
Part #: 046782
$40.50
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Repair Kit For Blowdown Valve # 044912
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Our Sullair Blowdown Valve Repair Kit Replacement contains all the necessary seat and o-rings for repairing the blowdown valve on Series 10 - 30 & 40 HP, all Series 10 Open, Series 10B Open, Series 12 & 16 (older style), Series 12B, Series 16B, Series 20, Series 25 - 100 & 150 HP, and Series 32 Compressor Models.

eCompressedair provides quality Sullair equivalent parts that meet or exceed the OEM specifications. Aftermarket parts are more cost effective than brand name parts and can typically allow for a reduction in your annual maintenance costs over the life of the compressor.

How it Works

Blowdown valves are usually installed downstream from the air/oil separator and performs a couple of critical functions. At start up the valve closes to allow the separator pressure to build up, and during unloading and shutdown the valve opens to bleed the pressure into the atmosphere. The blowdown valve may also be used as a bypass valve to bleed air through the compressor during start up.

In a compressor environment, significant pressure and mechanical/thermal stresses are placed on the blowdown valve. All of these factors wear down valve components, and as a result the o-rings and seats naturally become worn over time. At this point it is advised to either repair or actually replace the blowdown valve to avoid costly leaks.