Research and Development

Industry-leading R&D program for severe service valve projects

Industry-leading R&D program for severe service valve projects

Research and Development.

ValvTechnologies’ Research and Development facility is located in Houston, Texas and includes over 10,000 sq/ft of dedicated space. The facility is equipped with the latest equipment resources available, including finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). In addition, capabilities include running high-cycle valve tests at ambient and high-temperatures and the ability to collect real-time test data utilizing the latest LabVIEW™ software. ValvTechnologies’ in-house research and design capabilities include:

  • High-temperature testing
  • High-pressure testing
  • Load/force testing
  • Torque testing
  • Cycle testing
  • Fugitive emissions testing
  • Data acquisition

Testing.

Testing capabilities include:

  • High temperature testing
  • Load/force testing
  • Torque testing
  • Pressure testing
  • Cycle testing
  • Fugitive emissions testing
  • Fabricate test fixtures
  • Data acquisition
  • High press testing
  • High pressure hydro testing

We work directly with customers to develop solutions that meet their unique process requirements and specialty applications.

ValvTechnologies Special Projects Group.

ValvTechnologies’ Test Bunker for severe service valve testing

ValvTechnologies’ test bunker for severe service valve testing

ValvTechnologies Special Projects group, or VTIS, is positioned to ensure stellar customer service and on-time delivery so we can exceed our customers’ expectations. VTIS is designed to quickly and efficiently respond to customer’s needs for non-standard valves and/or applications, specifically:

  • Standard design, non-standard metallurgy
  • Standard design, non-standard coating
  • Evolution of current designs in unique applications
  • Progression of current design sizes and/or pressure classes
  • New designs not currently offered as standard
  • Nearly impossible quick delivery projects that, when met, build strategic, long-term partnerships with our clients