Remote Signal, Electric Operated Condensate Drain for Compressed Air Systems

A non-clogging ball valve straight-through flow path design for higher flow and pressures. Removes condensate / Moisture, (oil and water) from compressed air systems.


  • Low Cost
  • Straight-through flow pattern
  • Robust seat and seal design
  • Available in several sizes
  • NEMA 4X enclosure
  • Available in different pressure ratings up to 2000 PSI
  • Versatile for many applications


  • Alternative to manual drains
  • Prevents clogging
  • Provides extended service on the most demanding applications
  • Can be used on wide range of flows 
  • Rugged and non-corrosive
  • Can be used on wide range of applications
  • Can be used for filters, air receivers, air dryers,separators and aftercoolers

How it Removes Condensate from Compressed Air Systems

The BVA Series is a heavy duty condensate or process drain consisting of a gear-motor operated ball valve. A drain cycle is initiated externally by signal from a timer, PLC, or simple push button. The signal energizes the gear motor to rotate the ball valve 180° from closed to open and back to a closed position. The drain cycle lasts for approximately 5-7 seconds during which condensate is drained and then returned to a closed, stand-by condition.


Inlet/Outlet1/4″ NPT / 1/2″ NPT / 3/4″ / 1″
Drain Cycle FrequencyExternal signal
Drain Cycle Time5 secs.
PressureBronze – up to 600 PSI
Stainless Steel – up to 2000 PSI
Ground Cord8 ft.
Power115 V, 60 Hz., 1 Ph.
Weight6 lbs.
NEMA 4X Enclosure6″ X 3″ x 3″

Approx. Quarts Per Discharge Cycle

Operating Pressure1/4″1/2″3/4″1″


Stock No.ABCD
BVA-2B14 / 2S142.25″6.50″6.50″1/4″
BVA-2B12 / 2S122.25″6.50″7.00″1/2″
BVA-2B34 / 2S343.00″6.75″7.50″3/4″
BVA-2B10 / 2S103.25″7.25″7.75″1″

Ordering Information

Stock No.Description
BVA-2B14 / 2S141/4″ NPT Bronze / Stainless Steel Valve
BVA-2B12 / 2S121/2″ NPT Bronze / Stainless Steel Valve
BVA-2B34 / 2S343/4″ NPT Bronze / Stainless Steel Valve
BVA-2B10 / 2S101″ NPT Bronze / Stainless Steel Valve

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