Hastelloy’s unique properties

Hastelloy® valves are widely used in harsh and challenging environments due to their superior corrosion resistance, exceptional strength and outstanding resistance to aggressive chemicals, such as acids, alkalis, salts and oxidising agents. This makes them an ideal solution for a wide range of applications even at high temperatures.


There are a variety of Hastelloy® alloys available, these allow the valves manufactured from them to possess versatile characteristics to deliver various industry benefits including:

  • Good corrosion resistance including resistance to phosphorous and sulphuric acids
  • Excellent mechanical properties at high temperatures
  • Resistance to strong oxidising agents
  • Erosion resistance – withstanding abrasive media

Various industries have taken to Hastelloy® due to its proven performance across a vast range of industry applications.

 Through careful attention to these and other critical factors, Shipham Valves has established itself as a trusted partner for Hastelloy® machining and valve production.

Valve types

Hastelloy® corrosion-resistance and high wear-resistance properties make it an ideal material for valve types, including:

  • Ball valves
  • Butterfly valves
  • Check valves
  • Globe valves
  • Gate valves

24" Shipham Valves Double Offset Butterfly Valve in Hastelloy (BU03 Model)

Shipham Valves: Leading the industry in Hastelloy machining and valve production

Shipham Valves is a leading provider of high-quality Hastelloy® valves. The company’s expertise in machining this challenging and high-strength material is the result of a deep understanding of the factors that must be considered during the machining and manufacturing process.

These factors include:

  • The requirement for specialist tooling: Shipham Valves has invested in a comprehensive range of specialized tooling specifically designed for machining Hastelloy®
  • Requirement for robust working housing in machine centres – to ensure the piece being machined is weighed down and prevent movement during the machining process
  • Specifying the correct cutting speeds for specialist materials

Machining the face of 24" Globe Valve in Hastelloy material

Shipham’s specialism working with Hastelloy

Shipham Valves holds a proven track record of manufacturing high-quality Hastelloy® valves. The company has recently produced a comprehensive range of Hastelloy® ball, butterfly, globe, and swing check valves in sizes from ½” to 24″ to meet a wide range of never-before-seen customer-specific project requirements.

Through careful attention to these and other critical factors, Shipham Valves has established itself as a trusted partner for Hastelloy® machining and valve production.

Supporting industry applications

With its unique properties, Hastelloy® can support various applications for industries including: 

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical processing
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas production
  • Petrochemical industries
  • Power generation and plants
  • Pulp and paper production
  • Semiconductor manufacturing

Hastelloy – your material selection

The decision to use Hastelloy® for your next valve project will always depend on your specific application and requirements. Considerations may include the criticality of your valve application, material performance, project lifecycle, product service life and costs, especially when corrosion resistance is essential.

The importance of material selection

We hope this technical information helps to demonstrate the importance of correct valve material selection. Shipham Valves hold vast experience in helping our customers make the right material selection for their requirement and future-proofing their investment.

Specialist materials are Shipham Valves standard

The Shipham Valves range of Butterfly, Check, Gate, Globe and Y-Type strainers can be manufactured in a variety of specialist materials including Nickel Aluminium Bronze, Bronze, Duplex Stainless Steel, Super Duplex Stainless Steel, Hastelloy®, Monel®, Titanium, Inconel® and Zirconium in sizes ranging from 1/2″ – 48″, with additional sizes, available upon customer request.


Can we help with your material selection?

By choosing to work with Shipham Valves, we remove any concerns and provide total confidence that you have selected the right partner. This guidance will assist you in navigating the complexities of valve selection and project execution.

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