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Cryogenic Floating Ball Valve(Liquid Nitrogen Ball Valve)

Ball valves have been widely used in low temperature and cryogenic applications, including LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) which is now a better choice of energy. Find trusted cryogenic trunnion mounted ball valves and floating ball valves here.

Liquid Nitrogen Ball Valve

Cryogenic Ball Valves: Product Overview

Cryo ball valve specification

Cryo ball valve standards

Sizes

1″–10”

Pressure Class

150LB–600LB

Materials

WCB, A105, LF2, F316, WC6, WC9, WCC, CF8, CF3, CF3M, CF8M, 4A, F51

Design and Manufacturing Standards

API 6D, API 608, ASME B16.34, BS 6364, BS 5351,

Face to Face Standards

ASME B16.10, BS 558, BS12982, ISO 5752

Flange Dimension Standards

ASME B 16.5, ASME B16.47, ASME B16.25, ASME B16.11, BS 12627

Pressure Test Standards

API598 API 6D BS12569

Fire Safety Test Standards

API 6FA API 607

Quality/Product Certifications

ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001

Fugitive Emissions

ISO 15848-1, API 622

NACE

NACE MR 0175

Valve operator options

Handwhel, Worm Gear, Electric actuator, Pneumatic actuator, Hydraulic Actuator.

Shutoff Class

API 598 (Zero Leakage), API 6D

Bore

Full Bore, Reduced Bore

Process Connection Types

SW, NPT, BW, RF, RTJ

Liquid nitrogen ball valve

Cryogenic ball valves are valves that are applied in the management and safe storage of matter at very low temperatures. They are built to withstand temperatures as low as -190°C to absolute zero (-238°F to -460°F ) and are thus also known as low temperature ball valves. They are equally capable of handling extremely high pressures that result from such extreme temperatures.

Cryogenic ball valve design

Cryogenic ball valve consists of 3 parts: an actuator, a stem, and a ball. The actuator is the outermost part for which we offer a variety of designs. It is connected to the stem which is a rod-like structure that houses the floating ball. When the actuator is turned, the stem also rotates and repositions the ball accordingly.

Cryogenic Floating valve
PCTFE Soft Seated, Flanged

Cryogenic ball valves: Applications

  • Liquid Gas Tanks 

Liquid nitrogen and other cryogenic gases are stored in tightly sealed LNG tanks. The tanks are fitted with ball valves for nitrogen gas to allow the dispensation of liquid gas to other tanks whenever necessary.

  • Power Plants 

Liquefied natural gases are becoming a preferred source of energy. Power plants store them and use cryogenic ball valves to control their transfer through special pipelines.

  • LNG Ships

Specially designed ships with LNG tanks are used to ship cryogenic gases. They are fitted with cryogenic ball valves to load, offload, and maintain the integrity of the gas during transport.

  • Cooling System

Cryogenic ball valves are used to release controlled amounts of LNG to cool high heat scientific operations like Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

Your reliable cryogenic ball valves manufacturer

The proportions of XHVAL cryogenic ball Valves can be customized to fit specific customer applications. The ball can be a full bore(same internal diameter as the pipeline) or a reduced bore (smaller internal diameter). Each unit is made to the highest industry standards.

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