Type 4 Temperature Regulators for Heating Applications, Balanced

The Type 4 self-regulating temperature controller, ideal for various industrial heating needs, incorporates a balanced single-seated globe valve with flanged connections. It features a temperature control thermostat, over-temperature protection, and an actuator that closes with rising temperatures, ensuring efficient operation without the need for external power. This low-maintenance device provides a broad temperature setting range, simple dial adjustments, and is balanced with a bellows or diaphragm. Compatible with liquids, gases, and vapours like water, oil, or steam, it also offers configurations with a double adapter or manual override for added control flexibility.

Key Features

Key features and benefits of Type 4 Temperature Regulators for Heating Applications, Balanced

Key Features

The Type 4 temperature controller operates without any auxiliary energy source, emphasising its efficiency and cost-effectiveness for industrial heating applications.

Key Features

Featuring a straightforward dial for temperature adjustments and a design that minimises maintenance requirements, this controller offers a user-friendly and reliable solution for temperature regulation.

Key Features

Designed for use with a wide range of media including liquids, gases, and vapours—such as water, oil, or steam—this device ensures broad applicability across various industrial settings.

Regulator Standards & Stuff

Nominal Diameters: DN15 to DN150 (1/2" to 10")
Pressure Classes: PN16 to PN40 (Class 125 to 300)
Materials: Cast iron, Spheroidal graphite iron, Cast Steel, Stainless Steel
Temperature Range: up to 350°C (up to 660°F)
Set Points Range: –10 to +250 °C
Application: Temperature Regulators for Heating Installations
Versions: Type 4 Temperature Regulator, Type 2422/2231, Type 2422/2232, & Type 2422/2234
Weight Range(kg); 5.0 to 113.00


A Valve Temperature Regulator is a control valve that automatically adjusts the flow of a fluid to maintain a desired temperature. It operates without external power, using a thermal actuator that responds to fluid temperature.

These regulators use a sensing element that expands or contracts with temperature changes. This movement is mechanically linked to a valve that adjusts the flow of the heating or cooling medium to maintain the set temperature.

There are mainly two types: direct-acting, where the sensor is directly connected to the valve, and pilot-operated, which uses a pilot valve to control the main valve. Selection depends on the application's size, temperature range, and precision required.

They are critical for processes that require precise temperature control for safety, efficiency, and product quality. They help in reducing energy consumption and ensuring the longevity of equipment by preventing overheating or undercooling.

Yes, they are versatile and can be designed for either heating or cooling applications. The selection depends on the control action needed to maintain the desired temperature within a system.

Key factors include the control range, the temperature sensitivity required, the medium being controlled (water, oil, gas, etc.), the flow rate, and the operating environment. It's also important to consider the regulator's material compatibility with the fluid.

Installation guidelines vary by model, but generally, it should be mounted in a location where it can accurately sense the temperature without being affected by external conditions. It's important to follow manufacturer recommendations for orientation and to ensure proper piping practices.

Regular maintenance includes checking for leaks, ensuring the actuator moves freely, and verifying the accuracy of the temperature control. Troubleshooting may involve inspecting for clogs, recalibrating the temperature set point, or replacing worn parts.

Symptoms include inability to maintain the set temperature, fluctuating temperatures, leaks, or unusual noises during operation. Such signs indicate the need for inspection and possibly repair or replacement.

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Type 4 Temperature Regulators for Heating Applications, Balanced