Castel launches new products for transcritical CO2 systems

By Silvia Scaldaferri, May 23, 2014, 12:24 2 minute reading

Castel, Italian supplier of refrigeration and air conditioning components, presents the new series of Ball Valves 6598E for transcritical CO2 systems with a maximum operating pressure 120bar. The use of the brass cap provides access and protection to the operating rod and it guarantees a tight seal.

Castel presents its new series of Ball Valves for installation in commercial and industrial refrigeration systems, as well as heat pumps. The ball valves were developed in response to specific requests by the industry system manufacturers supplying the wave of CO2 refrigeration systems being implemented in supermarkets across Europe and North America.

Basic specifications for the 6598E Ball Valves

  • Refrigerant R744 (CO2)
  • Connections from 10mm to 42mm
  • Bi-directional flow
  • Maximum pressure work 120bar.
  • Minimum/ maximum temperature -40°C/ 150°C.
  • Certificates 97/23/CE

The main features of the Castel ball 6598E valves are the bi-flow function and ability to support a MWP of 120bar. The valves are made of AISI 304 stainless steel connections, from 10mm to 42mm - permitting butt welding, and are 100% helium tested,” says Antonio Sepe, Product Manager for Castel srl.

Product advantages

  • The brass body of the valve is appropriately scaled
  • Use of a brass cap permits access to and protection of the maneuvering rod and guarantees an excellent hermetic seal. Ensures the internal equilibrium of pressures when the valve is closed.
  • Overall dimensions of the product are compact

More about Castel's 2014 CO2 line

Castel has renewed its entire range of ball valves, check valves and liquid/moisture indicators for subcritical systems with operating pressures of up to 75 bar.

Castel also offers its series 43 hermetic filters, series 41 hermetic filters with moisture indicators, both with a maximum operating pressure of 52 bar; and series 44 filters with exchangeable solid cores, ODS steel connections from 16mm to 54mm and a maximum operating pressure of 62 bar. The PWM series 2028E Expansion Valves complete the company’s range of CO2 components.

About Castel

Established in 1961, Castel is an 100% Italian-owned, family-run company which has achieved international recognition for its refrigeration and air conditioning components thanks to the company’s outstanding innovation and quality.

The vast range of Castel products include: thermostatic and electronic expansion valves, solenoid valves, coils, connectors, safety devices, condensing pressure regulator water valves, pressure regulators, indicators, filter driers, mechanical filters, oil level control systems, valves for refrigeration systems, vibration absorbers brass fittings and Schrader valves.

Castel has a new 2014 Go Green product catalogue available for download under “more information”.



By Silvia Scaldaferri

May 23, 2014, 12:24

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