Comply with Potable Water Regulations with ASCO Lead-Free Valves

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Product Spotlight: ASCO Lead-Free Solenoid Valves

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Regulations to prevent lead in devices used for potable water are becoming a normality to enhance safety. This regulation update poses a new design challenge for OEMs. To comply with these regulations, ASCO has lead-free valve options including stainless steel, lead-free brass and composite. These valves are equipped with a range of certifications for the potable water industry including UL, NSF and CSA.

To assist OEMs with selecting the right lead-free valve for their application, ASCO has a library of resources including this white paper, “Understanding the new lead-free water system regulations – and choosing valves to comply.” Download it today. For a brief overview of the lead-free options that comply with federal regulations, see below.

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Lead-Free Brass Solenoid Valves

  • Meets low-lead requirements of the United States Federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
  • Eliminating the need to perform complex wetted surface area lead content calculations specified by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
  • Simple and straightforward installation
  • Standard constructions UL and CSA approved
  • Variety of pipe sizes (1/8-1 inch) and configurations

Composite Solenoid Valves

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  • Tested and certified by NSF International
  • 100% lead-free valve constructions
  • ASCO’s versatile FasN™ connection system offers piping connections available in:
    • Turn & Lock
    • NPT Thread
    • Solvent Bond
  • Ideal for water purification, conditioning and distribution with reverse osmosis systems
  • Variety of pipe sizes and configurations
  • Various maximum pressures up to 150lbs.

Stainless Steel Solenoid Valves

  • Lead-free construction
  • Rugged housing
  • The industry’s broadest choice of characteristics in categories including:
    • Pipe size
    • Pressure or temperature ratings
    • Flow coefficient (Cv)
  • Some NSF International tested and certified options
  • Available in higher temperature and pressure ratings

For more information regarding the ASCO lead-free solenoid valve options, download the catalog.

Lakeland Carries Over 2,000 ASCO Today Products and 50,000 ASCO 5Day Products

Lakeland has partnered with ASCO for more than 60-years to offer customers the solenoid valves their applications demand. Our team is well-versed and has a close-knit relationship with ASCO to provide crossover and application assistance. From lead-free, explosion-proof, water-tight and stainless-steel, Lakeland can deliver the valves you need to achieve optimal operational efficiency. Request a quote or application assistance today by emailing

2019-08-15T14:34:24+00:00July 24th, 2019|Informational, New Products|

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