ValvTechnologies Introduces HVOF RiTech, Robotically Integrated Technology for High-Performance Valves

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2015 | By: Linda Goodrich

HOUSTON – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage high performance valve solutions, has long been focused on providing the best metal seated isolation valves to ensure customers receive the highest level of safety, reliability and performance. The expansion of existing in-house coating capabilities, specifically the purchasing of two additional state-of-the-art robotically integrated HVOF spray booths, has not only provided the company with the ability to continue this trend, but also positioned the organization to optimize product flow and quality and meet high production demands.

ValvTechnologies’ leading-edge HVOF team has developed a proprietary compressive spray technique resulting in higher bond strengths. This proprietary process is called RiTech®, or Robotically Integrated Technology. RiTech® allows for exceptional quality control and shortened lead times so customers enjoy quick turnaround and an even more durable product.

“This was a longstanding goal for our company,” said ValvTechnologies President Kevin Hunt. “HVOF RiTech® will allow us to manufacture a higher-quality, longer-lasting product without increasing costs.”

Benefits of HVOF RiTech® include:

  • Improved quality
  • Abrasion/corrosion protection
  • Improved wear resistance
  • Improved performance
  • Ability for components to operate in higher and/or lower temperatures
  • Ability to operate in the most severe service applications
  • Improve efficiency

ValvTechnologies leads the industry with its unparalleled in-house coating capabilities. By continually improving and upgrading equipment, processes and procedures, ValvTechnologies’ ensures its products are manufactured to the highest level of quality and reliability as required not only by ValvTechnologies, but also every customer served. This commitment to excellence serves to build closer partnerships with customers as requirements are met on time and within budget.

For more information about HVOF RiTech® click here.

About ValvTechnologies

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, severe service isolation valve solutions. Employing more than 500 people worldwide, our offices are located in the United Kingdom, Mainland Europe, China, Middle East, India, Australia and South America. In addition, ValvTechnologies partners with stocking distributors and independent representatives to service customers around the world.  To find out more about the products and services offered or to locate a representative, visit our website at