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Introducing the BCV-980 Control Valve

11 Jan 2018

San Jose, California — Meet the BCV-980, an intelligent, panel mounted, pinch valve for high-purity single-use applications. Onboard intelligence provides stand alone control for Cross Flow Filtration [CFF], Tangential Flow Filtration [TFF] modules and automated blending systems. 

Malema's BCV-980 pinch control valve for biopharma.

Targeted at the Biopharm OEM and similar markets, the BCV-980 is an improvement from the BCV-910. The BCV-980's design allows for a single valve to be used with any tube from 1/8" to 1" ID size. It provides automatic control of pressure or flow rates in flexible tubing systems including braided tubing applications. Internal microprocessor controls monitor external sensors and continuously adjust valve position accordingly. All exposed surfaces are electropolished 316L Stainless Steel. The device mounts in a standard ¼ DIN panel cut-out for a clean, uncluttered installation — all electrical connections are located behind the panel. The BCV-980 supports wash-down applications with an ingress protection class rating of IP65.

About Malema

Founded in 1981, Malema is a leader of measurement and control instruments for abrasive slurries, surfactants, high purity and corrosive chemicals.  Leading companies across the globe have chosen Malema's components for their critical flow sensor requirements. Malema's reputation for innovative solutions guarantees a continuous supply of value-enhanced products.  Malema's products are based on proven designs and are manufactured to meet the highest quality standards in the biopharma, semiconductor, water treatment, chemical, and petrochemical industries. To learn more, please visit or email