July 13, 1994
Circular Letter E-94-3
T0: Elevator Companies, Elevator Inspectors and Others Concerned
SUBJECT: Apollo Bronze Ball Valves
The Division is ordering that any Apollo Bronze Ball Valves, with Part Number 70-108-01 having a rating of 600 WOG be replaced with Apollo Steel Ball Valve, Part Number 89-108-01 having a rating of 1500 WOG. Apollo has recommended the replacement be made to bring the hydraulic systems into compliance with the applicable safety orders.
Any inquiries regarding the Apollo Valves should be directed to:
Chief Engineer/Apollo Ball Valve Divison
Conbraco Industries, Inc.
P.O. Box 125
Pageland, S. C. 29728
Fax No. (803) 672-6747
W. E. McTiernan
Principal Safety Engineer
DOSH - Elevator, Tramway, and Amusement Ride Unit