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Welcome to the NEW Fort Vale's 'Reedley Hot Product Valve'

The Reedley Hot Product Valve has been specifcally designed to meet the demands of discharge for heavy oils, such as bitumen, which can be carried out in temperature critical environments. 

This new Fort Vale valve has been approved and certified to EN 14433 and is designed to withstand a maximum working temperature of 250C at 3.5 bar working pressure..

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New ‘Superseat’ Footvalves – Advancing Corrosion Resistance Within Hazardous Cargo Transportation

To help customers who have applications that perhaps do not merit fully exotic materials, but for which an upgrade from 316 stainless steel would be desirable, Fort Vale had developed a methodology for incorporating a permanent Inconel ® seat within all footvalves.

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New Cleanflow Discharge Valves To Give Even Greater Discharge Rates

Building on the clean lines and efficiency of our popular Cleanflow footvalve, Fort Vale will be introducing at Transport Logistics a new Cleanflow which has a redeveloped and uniquely shaped main valve body, and is designed to deliver the maximum flow through a 3" valve.

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Fort Vale Engineering Limited is the world leader in the precision manufacture of valves and fittings for the transportation of bulk liquids in the tank container, road tanker and rail industries. 

The transportation of gases and liquids by road, rail and sea must be safe and Fort Vale works with the industry and regulatory bodies so that the quality of its design, materials and manufacture ensures that first-class safety is a reality.

The company goal is not only to be the preferred supplier of new OEM equipment but also the premier after-sales  supplier for spares. To this end Fort Vale has offices and stock in the UK, USA, Holland, Singapore, China and Russia, as well as authorised distributors located around the world (see Authorised Distributors tab).

Fort Vale owns self-sufficient manufacturing facilities, having total control over all manufacturing processes from foundry to testing. From initial research and development to the final product, Fort Vale can supply quality equipment, both standard and bespoke to meet with each client’s requirements.

Fort Vale’s standard equipment portfolio includes: manways & hatches, airline valves, safety relief devices, top & bottom discharge valves, butterfly valves, ball valves, dry disconnect couplers and the associated ancillaries and fittings. Fort Vale also manufactures the Safeload 4" API coupler for the safe transfer of fuel at road loading oil terminals. More information about our products can be found under product catalogues.


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