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Akron Black Max Piston Intake Valve
Black Max Piston Intake Valve

Akron Black Max Piston Intake Valve

Part Number:7980
Retail Price:$3,372.00
Your Savings:$1,180.20(35%)
Your Price: $2,191.80
Akron Black Max Piston Intake Valve

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Corrosion resistant stainless steel and poly-impregnated aluminum are combined for a durable Piston Intake Valve. A large unique oval waterway increases efficiency while reducing the overall size. All this, plus a special 10 year warranty against corrosion makes the Black Max piston intake valves the obvious choice for today's fire service.


  • Stainless steel piston housing 
  • Compact size - Extends only 11 15/16" from the pump panel 
  • 250 psi operating pressure 
  • Polymer Piston for improved corrosion resistance 
  • Large waterway with a cast-in turning vane for reduced turbulence and efficient flow 
  • Pressure relief valve adjustable from 50 - 250 psi (preset @ 150 psi) 
  • 53° elbow
  • 3/4" air bleeder valve 
Optional Items:

  • Storz cap and chain 
  • Air bleeder lines
The new and improved Black Max Piston Intake Valve offers:

Improved Corrosion Resistance:

  • The combination of the stainless steel piston housing, polyimpregnated body and polymer piston maximizes product life. FIELD SERVICEABLE A unique two piece design allows the piston intake valve to be field serviceable.
  • Extended Durability 
  • Akron stands behind the Black Max by providing a full 10 Year warranty against manufacturing defects and corrosion.
Full Flow 2000 gpm (7600 lpm):

  • Enlarged waterway for maximum flow efficiency.
Low Friction Loss:

  • Only 7 PSI @ 2000 gpm (.5 bar @ 7600 lpm)

  • Weight: 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
  • Material: Aluminum/Stainless Steel
  • Brand: Black Max
  • Width: 9 9/16'' (242 mm)
  • Height: 18 7/8" (479.4 mm)
  • Depth: 11 15/16'' (303.2 mm)

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