Titanium’s versatile properties

Titanium’s unique combination of properties including strength, thermal stability, lightweight nature, and corrosion resistance as well as its proven performance, makes it an excellent choice for valves used in corrosive environments.

Titanium valves possess versatile characteristics and properties, delivering various industry benefits, such as: 

  • High-temperature resistance
  • Low thermal expansion
  • Excellent chemical compatibility
  • Longevity and durability
  • Low maintenance
  • Aesthetically pleasing appearance
  • High strength-to-weight ratio

Shipham Valves machine Titanium valve parts and components to high standard

Delivering benefits including:

  • Low density
  • Cost-effective solution where corrosion becomes the main issue
  • Longevity – has been used where a 50-year life was required
  • Very good for acids, such as nitric and hydrochloric acid and wet chlorine

Titanium valve tyres

Because of its excellent resistance to very corrosive media, Titanium is an ideal material for a variety of valve types, including:

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

Shipham Valves 1" Ball Valve in titanium material (BA01 Model)

Titanium valves: supporting industry applications

With its versatile properties, Titanium is an ideal specialist material for several industries and related applications such as chemical processing plants, petrochemical, seawater applications, aerospace, medical and the oil and gas industry, where strength, performance, reliability, and longevity are critical factors.

Titanium - your material selection

The decision to use Titanium 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 next 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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