PROCESS / INDUSTRIAL
OIL / GAS
The Flow Control Group manufacture and supply a range of standard uni & bi-directional wafer and lugged style knife gate valves to provide a tight shut-off. We also supply a range of high pressure and specialist Knife Gate Valves and design valves for bespoke operations.
Knife Gate Valves are used for handling and controlling fluids with suspended solids, dirty liquids through to heavy slurries and sludge’s, often abrasive and corrosive.
A Knife Gate Valve is typically designed with a blade with a round bottom and chamfered knife-edge to cut the demanding product media. The gland packing can be replaced without removing the valve from the pipeline.
Size Range: 50mm to 1200mm.
Operation: Manual operation by hand wheel, chain wheel, gearbox & lever. Power operation by pneumatic, electric and hydraulic actuators, including positioners, minit switches, solenoids and I/P converters.
Connections: Wafer, lugged to suit flanges ANSI B16.5 RF, flat face and RTJ ASA125 / ASA150 / ASA300, BS10 table D / E, BS4504 PN6 / PN10 / PN16 / PN25 / PN40
Body Materials: Cast Iron, Ductile Iron, Stainless steel, Duplex, Super Duplex, Various Plastics
Blade: Manufactured from stainless steel, duplex and Hastelloy
Spindle: ‘Rising spindle’ design manufactured from stainless steel
Gland packing: Mica-lube cotton, alternatively PTFE or other grade to suit application
Seal: Nitrile rubber, EPDM, Viton, solid PTFE and others
Other options: In addition to our standard uni-directional and bi-directional range, we also have available many other seat designs. High performance, square port, hopper and sluice designs. Other options include scrapers, various seat materials and specialized coatings.
Optional extras include extension spindles, non-rising spindles, alternative actuators, locking facilities, ni-hard port inserts, abrasive resistant body encapsulation (Halar), electrical and mechanical position indication and solenoid valves. Designs for higher pressure & other special applications also available
Oil and Gas Division
Springwood Industrial Estate
Tel: 01376 321211