Spears - 8" PVC Utility Swing Check Valve


Spears - 8" PVC Utility Swing Check Valve
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Spears - 8" PVC Utility Swing Check Valve


SKU: S1520-80
  • Engineered for maximum flow, quick response & positive shutoff
  • Excellent for pool & spa, OEM and general purpose applications
  • Compact, space-saving design
  • All plastic construction – no metal parts
  • Angled seat and weighted flapper for low-pressure seal

Spears® Utility Swing Check and spring assisted Utility Spring Check Valves offer a compact, high performance check valve for Landscape & Irrigation, Pool & Spa, Aquaculture, OEM and many general purpose applications. These maintenance free sealed units feature long-life EPDM elastomer seats with weighted disc for full-flow with minimal restriction and positive shutoff. Spring assisted “Spring Check” model incorporates a positive-pressure spring to assist in valve closing without slamming. Produced from PVC White or PVC Clear material with Socket, Threaded or SR Threaded end connectors. Available in IPS Sizes 1/2" through 8" for Swing Check Valves and 1/2" through 4" for Spring Check Valves.

  • Engineered for maximum flow, quick response & positive shutoff
  • Excellent for pool & spa, OEM and general purpose applications
  • Compact, space-saving design
  • All plastic construction – no metal parts
  • Angled seat and weighted flapper for low-pressure seal
  • High grade EPDM seat
  • Suitable for horizontal or vertical up-flow installations
  • Socket, Threaded, or SR Threaded End Connections

General Installation Information: Swing check valves are designed for horizontal installations, but may be installed in up-flow only vertical position. Check valves MUST be installed with the valve's FLOW arrow pointing in the direction of the flow. Do not install valve upside down. Flow velocity should not exceed 5 ft./sec. Minimum opening pressure less than 0.5 psi. 

  • Pressure Rating @ 73°F (23°C), Water Full Flow (open) 150 psi
  • Back Pressure (closed) 75 psi
  • Maximum Service Temperature 140°F (60°C)
  • Temperature/Pressure De-ratings Apply