The Georg Fischer Type 285 Ball Valve has a modular design and is adaptable to a variety of conditions and applications. Using the Georg Fischer 543 3-way ball valve incorporates all the latest in ball valve technology. The valve is made with CPVC. With the optional positioner, the valve can perform complex functions such as mixing chemicals or controlling process temperature by blending cooling water. With its modular design, the Type 543 ball valve is ideal for virtually any application. The valve is available in PVC, CPVC, Polypropylene, and PVDF materials. The different materials allow for a variety of chemical applications, and in many cases are an ideal fit for extreme temperatures. Easy installation is achieved with options such as threaded, spigot, or socket end connectors. The Type 543 ball valve is also available in pneumatic and electrically actuated versions. Modularity allows for changes in the field such as retrofitting on actuator to a manual valve. The 543 was designed to meet the high demand world of industrial valves.