You don’t want to come across this, do you?

This is what a metal gearbox on a butterfly valve looks like when it has been exposed to an aggressive environment, such as saltwater mist.
The metal gearbox corrodes when fitted in an aggressive environment, and this reduces the life of the valve.

It's probably something most people would rather avoid.

Our supplier, Sekisui, has therefore developed a new corrosion-resistant composite gearbox for their butterfly valve so that it doesn’t corrode.

This results in longer service life of the valve - and thus cheaper operation and less downtime for replacements.

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But steel is better than plastic, isn't it?

However, we often hear that plastic isn’t as durable as steel.

But that isn’t correct.

In fact, in several cases, plastic is a better alternative than steel and brass - all depending on the application.

Plastic is especially preferable in aggressive environments such as fish-farming, where the process equipment is exposed to saltwater mist that is very hard on metal.

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Longer service life

The butterfly valve with gearbox in corrosion-resistant composite material is designed to meet the challenges of corrosion that arise in process systems in aggressive environments.

The composite material gives the valve a significantly longer service life than valves with metal housings.

In addition, the butterfly valve is smaller than a ball valve, making it easy to install in places where space is limited.

And if you prefer a valve with electric or pneumatic control, it is also available with a plastic actuator.



Features & benefits:

  • Less downtime
  • Longer service life
  • Cheaper than steel
  • Space saving
  • Corrosion resistant
  • High chemical resistance
  • Shorter delivery time than on steel

Would you like to find out more?

Contact us if you require any help, advice or want to find out more about our plastic valves.
Malene Junker
Internal Technical Sales


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