Air valves are normally required on piping systems, for example, offshore fire fighting systems, to vent air from a pipeline/riser on pump start-up and admit air back into the system under vacuum conditions.
Producing air valves for the global oil and gas, petrochemical, marine and water utilities industries, Avarus Valves is committed to providing all of your air valve requirements.
Manufactured in the UK, we make air valves in various materials that give excellent protection in the severe environments associated with offshore applications, sea water service or indeed any other arduous environments. These materials include super duplex, titanium, duplex, stainless-steel, 6mo Hastelloy®, Monel®, Vistar®, Inconel®, aluminium bronze and gunmetal.
As with many modern day projects, specific material testing and documentation are a vital part of a contract. Our air valves can be offered with a wide range of detailed material testing to meet each project requirement. We normally use UK foundries that are NorsokM-650 approved and any raw materials are from within the UK / EU.
Regardless of quantity, Avarus Valves endeavours to find suitable solutions for specific demands or special circumstances. In light of this, we can manufacture our air valves on short delivery times if needed.
Air valve functions
We produce air valves with various functions, such as air release (small orifice); air vent and vacuum (bi-function); air release, vent and vacuum (tri-function); and can custom-build to fine detail with options such as a variable throttle device to give adjustable venting control, inflow and outflow check device for one way air flow and flanged outlet for piping away facility.
Butterfly, ball, check valves and strainers
With experience in successfully supplying to multi-national companies, our innovative character and expertise enables us to also supply associated valves, such as exotic material gate, butterfly, ball, check valves and strainers. These can be used for isolation of the air valves or individual use.
Centrally located in the UK, we offer a professional and dependable service that is supported by ISO9001:2008 UKAS and ISO1400:2004 quality assurance accreditation.
Bespoke flange kits
We can also supply flange kits to suit most requirements. Fasteners can be supplied in many exotic materials that offer excellent corrosion resistance in sea water and other arduous environments, and if required, extensive material testing and certification can also be supplied to individual project or client requirements. As the fasteners are bespoke made they can be supplied as bolts, setscrews or studs to any length preferred to suit your requirements.
In conjunction with the above fasteners, we can supply gaskets. These include full face, ring, spiral wound, ring type joint which are available in various materials, pressure & temperature ratings. This enables us to supply a complete flange kit which can be fully certified to suit your requirements. A fast-track service can be offered for urgent deliveries.
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