The longevity of your valve solution is heavily dependent on the selection of the correct materials, especially when the valve is used for seawater applications.

Valve material selection

Selecting the right valve material is critical for several reasons:

  • Product service life
  • The criticality of the valve application
  • Valve material performance and application i.e. seawater applications
  • Hazards and working environments (handling corrosive fluids, shock and wear resistance)
  • Mechanical properties
  • Material costs

Specialist materials – our standard

We hold vast experience manufacturing valves in exotic materials and delivering effective valve solutions for corrosive and severe service applications. This means that we have earned an enviable reputation for product development and valve manufacture in specialist materials.

Our valve solutions can be manufactured in an extensive range of materials, as shown below:

Nickel Aluminium Bronze Bronze Monel® Titanium Hastelloy® Inconel® (625 and 825) 6Mo Alloy 20 Duplex Stainless Steel Super Duplex Stainless Steel Zirconium Composite

Future-proof your assets

Shipham Valves have various decades of experience in providing advice and helping you navigate your way through the complexities of valve selection. We can help you make the right choice for your bespoke application and will future-proof your investments.

Experience you can trust

This level of expertise has contributed towards Shipham Valves being a trusted manufacturer of high-quality valve solutions in various materials and sizes ranging from ½” to 48” from a single manufacturing source, by type, material and size for over 90 years.

Achilles Member of BVAA BSI FM Approved UL Listed

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