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Lock washer on ALD Valves

Change to Sensor Lock on Select ALD Valves- Notification of Change

Currently a lock washer is present below the jam nut on ALD valves with installed sensors for assembly purposes only; the lock washer does not play a role in the function of the valve assembly. Moving forward, this lock washer will be removed on select assemblies, reducing variability in sensor response times. Please note this does not impact the function of the valve. At this time, this change will only impact the following ordering numbers due to market-specific considerations:


This change is pictured below. The left valve pictured has the washer, the right does not.

ALD Valve Lock Washer ALD Valve no lock washer