IBD valves in steam boiler systems

IBD valves in steam boiler systems

In older posts we wrote about valves in steam boiler systems, including CBD and IBD types. This time we revisit the significance of Intermittent Blow Down (IBD) valves. The IBD valve plays a pivotal role, tasked with expelling dissolved salts, mud, and solids settled...
Collaborative workshop efforts

Collaborative workshop efforts

Doesn’t it seem like an extensive testing setup for a standard 800# valve? Welcome to a snapshot of our collaborative workshop efforts at Babcock Valves. Our testing facilities range from small to medium-sized, with a standout—one of the largest in Europe....
Assembling a Parallel Slide Gate Valve

Assembling a Parallel Slide Gate Valve

In a recent update on our operations, we provided an insight into the meticulous assembly process of a robust 16″ 4500# A182 F92 Parallel Slide Gate Valve. Today, we delve deeper into the features that make Parallel Slide Gate Valves indispensable in various...
Valve’s heat treatments

Valve’s heat treatments

Here, we delve into the lapping process of a formidable 16” 4500# A182 F92 Parallel Slide Gate Valve currently in our fabrication lineup. Upon closer inspection, the valve’s appearance has undergone a transformation, the vibrant color giving way to a more...