Technical specifications - Johnson Controls - LIT-1924515 - Flanged Globe or Ball Valve and Actuator - VG1000

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VG1000 Series Forged Brass Ball Valves for Assembly in the Field

Service 1

Hot water, chilled water, 50/50 Glycol solutions, and 15 psig (103 kPa) saturated steam 2 for HVAC systems

Fluid temperature limits


VG12x1 and VG18x1 Series: 23°F to 203 ° F (-5°C to 95 ° C)

VG12x5 and VG18x5 Series: -22°F to 284 ° F (-30°C to 140 ° C)

Steam 2

VG12x1 and VG18x1 Series: Not Rated for Steam Service

VG12x5 and VG18x5 Series: 15 psig (103 kPa) at 250°F (121°C)

Maximum actuator fluid temperature limits

212°F (100°C)

VA9104, VA9300, VA9203, VA9208

284°F (140°C)

VA9104, VA9300, VA9203, VA9208 with M9000-561 Thermal Barrier

Valve body pressure rating


VG1241, VG1245, VG1841, and VG1845 Series: 580 psig (4,000 kPa) (PN40), 464 psig (3,196 kPa) at 284°F (140°C) (PN40)

VG1275 and VG1875 Series: 300 psig (2,067 kPa)

VG1295 and VG1895 Series: 300 psig (2,067 kPa)

Steam 2

15 psig (103 kPa) saturated steam

Maximum closeoff pressure

VG12x1 and VG12x5 Series:

200 psid (1,378 kPa)

Maximum recommended operating pressure drop

50 psid (340 kPa)

Flow characteristics


Equal percentage


Equal percentage flow characteristics of in-line port (coil) and linear flow characteristics of angle port (bypass)

Rangeability 3

Greater than 500:1

Minimum ambient operating temperature

-4°F (-20°C)

VA9104 Series Non-Spring-Return Actuators

-22°F (-30°C)

VA9203 and VA9300 Series Spring-Return Actuators

-40°F (-40°C)

VA9208 Series Spring-Return Actuators

Maximum ambient operating temperature2 (Limited by the actuator and linkage)

140°F (60°C)

VA9104 and M9300 Series Non-Spring-Return Actuators

VA9203 and VA9208 Series Spring-Return Actuators


0.01% of Maximum Flow per ANSI/FCI 70-2, Class 4

1% of maximum flow for three-way bypass port

End connections

NPT: 1/2 through 2 in.

Sweat: 1/2 through 1 in. (DN15 through DN25)

Press (ProPress® Compatible): 1/2 through 1 in. (DN15 through DN25)



Forged brass


VG12x1 and VG18x1 Series: chrome plated brass

VG12x5 and VG18x5 Series: 300 Series stainless steel

Blowout-proof stem

VG12x1 and VG18x1 Series: nickel plated brass

VG12x5 and VG18x5 Series: 300 Series stainless steel


Graphite-reinforced PTFE with EPDM O-ring backing

Stem seals

EPDM double O-rings

Characterizing disk

AMODEL® AS-1145HS polyphthalamide resin

Compliance CRN

For NPT threaded valves with stainless steel ball (VG1x45...): 0C16910.5C

  • This product is made of copper alloy, which contains lead. The product is therefore not to be used on drinking water.
  • This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to
  • To fulfill our obligations towards Article 33, in accordance to the European REACH Regulation No 1907/2006 EC, we hereby inform you that this article contains the following Substances of Very High Concern mentioned on the Candidate list: Lead
1 Refer to the VDI 2035 Guideline for recommended proper water treatment.
2 In steam applications, install the valve with the stem horizontal to the piping and wrap the valve and piping with insulation.
3 Rangeability is defined as the ratio of maximum controllable flow to minimum controllable flow.