Barracuda 20 Double Check Valve (FDC) Backflow Preventer
Function: The BEECO® Series Barracuda 20 Double Check Valve Assembly (DC) is designed to prevent non-health hazard pollutants from entering the potable water supply system caused by backpressure and/or backsiphonage conditions.
Specification: The Barracuda 20 Double Check Valve shall utilize two independent Dual Action Check modules contained within a single valve housing constructed entirely of 304 stainless steel. Dual Action Check modules shall operate as a “poppet style” check under low flow conditions, operate as a “swing style” check under high flow conditions and utilize replaceable silicone elastomer sealing discs. Valve assembly shall include two resiliently seated and inline serviceable AWWA C509 gate valves of type outside yoke and stem (OS&Y). Both gate valves shall include a stainless steel stem with pre-machined groove for installation of supervisory tamper switches. Assembly test cocks shall be handle-less and operate via a tamper resistant actuator. Assembly shall have a single full access service port and cover with an “inline” replaceable elastomer cover seal. Assembly shall be serviceable without special tools and approved for both horizontal and vertical applications.