Kent Marine Float Valve Only, Black ABS

KM1675

This item has been discontinued.

Kent Marine All ABS black high density plastic. No metal parts. Will not rust in Saltwater. Rated for City Water Pressure and will mount in sump, hard plastic pond or garbage can. (Kent Marine Part No. FVKENT)

The FVKENT is an all plastic float valve for controlling water levels in a reservoir. Body is ABS plastic with food grade neoprene gaskets and seals. It contains no metal parts. Mounting requires drilling a 5/8" hole about 1" above the desired water level. The FVKENTmounts like a bulkhead through this hole. It has 1/4" male NPT threads and comes fitted with an adapter compression fitting for 1/4" tubing connection. Adjustment for water level can be made on the side of the FVKENT over a range of about + or - 1 inch. This valve can handle pressures up to 90 psi.

Note: Not recommended for level control in aquariums.

Specifications

  •  ABS plastic with food grade neoprene gaskets and seals 
  •  1/4" male NPT threads and comes fitted with an adapter compression fitting for 1/4" tubing connection. Adjustment for water level can be made + or - 1 inch.
  • handle pressures up to 90 psi.

    Note: Not recommended for level control in aquariums.


Manufacturer Info

Kent Marine Aquarium Supplies
Kent Marine was established by aquatic hobbyists who saw a need for products that aid the user in creating the most natural enclosed marine and freshwater environment possible. From vitamin and mineral supplements to nutritional products and filter media, Kent Marine set the benchmark and was one of the first in the aquatic industry to provide these unique solutions. For the past 15 years, Kent Marine has been committed to providing effective ways to keep beautiful, healthy aquariums. Through continuous research, testing and development, new products like salt mix, scrapers and reverse osmosis filtration were brought into the Kent Marine family.


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90 day manufacturer warranty

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Product works like it should. Install was easy, make sure you set the height correct before drilling your hole as others have stated in their reviews. I took off half a star because I needed to use plumbers tape to seal the threads which I wasn't expecting, other than that great product and easy to ...Read More
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terrific

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well engineered; 5 stars
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I have used several of these for years, and never had a problem. These are much higher quality than the white plastic ones.
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kent marine float

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float works great!
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Failed after 1 year

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This valve worked great for about one year on a 55G drum that my RODI unit feeds. The source water from the city varies from 30-50 PSI and goes into my RODI unit. The RODI output water feeds this valve in a 55G drum. It�s a pretty typical setup really. I�m really glad I keep my drum on a concrete fl...Read More
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the best for saltwater

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Expensive but worth it, bought cheaper one thinking i could get by but already starting to see rust on thier metal parts, (use for NSW mix tanks). Dont skimp get the right product the first time, in all i have three of these on my system and dont have to fill any buckets of water, everything stays ...Read More
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What I needed but didn't realize this thing is huge. The size of a stapler
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