Packing with care

Packing with care

In Babcock Valves all processes are important. The design, all manufacturing processes, communication with the customer, control of our suppliers, QA & NDE, documentation, and FVDB. And, in the end, we pay the same attention to the process of packing and...
𝗜𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗻𝘂𝗰𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿-𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗲𝗱 𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘃𝗮𝗹𝘃𝗲

𝗜𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗻𝘂𝗰𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿-𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗲𝗱 𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘃𝗮𝗹𝘃𝗲

This image corresponds to an inspection with Iberdrola and SGS teams. The picture shows the bench performing an hydrotest of a 3” 150# nuclear-qualified gate valve. This valve was designed in accordance with ASME Section III and actuated through an SMB Limitorque...
Quality from the inside out

Quality from the inside out

A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about the dimensional inspection of a valve, which involves a process of verification of physical dimensions, tolerances, and many other critical measurements of a valve, and it implies its “guts” too. Valve internals, seat rings,...
Quality from the inside out

Quality from the inside out

Several ago, we made a post talking about the dimensional inspection of a valve, which involves a process of verification of physical dimensions, tolerances, and many other critical measurements of a valve, and it implies its “guts” too. Valve internals, seat rings,...
Dimensional inspection of a valve

Dimensional inspection of a valve

Here, our operator it is just preparing the valve body for the dimensional inspection. A new F92 forged Parallel Slide gate valve for the Main Steam Line. Near 9 Tons.  this 92 grade stainless steel alloy has several relevant features: Corrosion resistance Accurate...
Valve reconditioning

Valve reconditioning

We do not only design and manufacture valves. We also recondition and repair valves damaged in severe processes.  The use of high-temperature molten salts is essential in energy production, where they are used to replace heated oils as transfer fluid for solar thermal...