What is a Mueller valve?

What is a Mueller valve?

Mueller Co. is one of the largest manufacturers of fire hydrants, butterfly valves and iron gate valves in the U.S. and Canada and offers the broadest product line of valves for residential water and gas systems.

Where are Mueller gate valves manufactured?

Mueller Resilient Wedge Gate Valves are manufactured in the U.S.A. at an ISO9001 Certified factory.

What are old fire hydrants worth?

Typical prices paid to water departments for an old hydrant range from $5 to $35 in scrap fees. However, other municipalities sell the above ground portion for much more, $75 in some locations, even higher. Don’t pay it, they’re not worth that much!

What type of valves are found on hydrants?

There are several different types of fire hydrant valves, but the five on offer at Maritime Fire are; marine hydrant valves, oblique brass hydrant valves, right angle brass hydrant valves, tamper proof brass hydrant and keys and the booster connector valves.

What industry is Mueller water products?

Mueller Water Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America.

Where are Mueller fire hydrants made?

ALBERTVILLE, Alabama – Mueller Co. is marking a major milestone in the Alabama city it turned into the “Fire Hydrant Capital of the World” – the 4 millionth hydrant off its Albertville production line.

How much does a Mueller fire hydrant weigh?

Mueller Improved Dry Barrel Fire Hydrant weight w/ base: 235 lbs. weight w/o base: 182 lbs. information: The Improved model was manufactured from 1937 – 1980.

Are fire hydrants made of brass?

They are made of brass, cast iron, or other metals for strength and durability. They allow water to be pumped into a fire hose at a high rate of pressure, powering the flow necessary to extinguish the flames.

How do hydrants work?

The raised plunger allows water to flow through the valve body and up the stand pipe. In addition, raising the plunger closes off the drain port. The raised plunger closes off the drain port and allows water to flow through the valve port, past the plunger.