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Insert Valve Installation Services

Insert Valve SpecsIFT can install Insert Valves on a pipeline without shutting down the system. Valves can be installed indoors or outdoors, on chilled or domestic water, and on airlines. Our customers include hospitals, industrial companies, mechanical contractors, and municipalities. By using the TEAM InsertValve; IFT installs a real AWWA spec C515 valve on your system that is designed for continuous use. IFT is certified to train, for the certification of Team Insert Valve, and its inserting equipment packages. Click Insert Valve image on left to increase size.

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  • Mike Turning down the 12inch Insert Valve to fit the Pipe Exact OD
Mike Turning down the 12inch Insert Valve to fit the Pipe Exact OD Lathe turning down the steel in the Insert Valve to fit exact pipeline outside diameter Lathe getting close to exact OD after slimming down steel in the Insert Valve Prepwork on the 12pipe for Insert Valve Installation Insert valve body getting fitted under the pipe Insert Valve Top getting assembled to bottom of valve body in East San Gabriel Valley Insert Valve Top and Bottom Getting Bolted Together Insert Valve Temporary Gate Valve Getting Put in Place for Hottap In East San Gabriel Valley California 12inch Insert Valve Bonnet Housing Getting Prepared for the Hot Tap by Measuring Travel Distance T-37 Hot Tapping Machine cutting coupon from pipeline for Insert Valve Install Another view of the T-37 Hottap Machine Tapping for the Insert Valve Installation Jason performing the 12inch hot tap for this insert valve installation 12inch coupon and entire section of pipe IFT Engineers hard at work on the 12inch East San Gabriel Valley CA Job Insert Valve bonnet housing getting crained to the flange 12inch bonnet bolted up to flange for install Insert Valve top to complete job Bonnet is removed after the gate valve is closed Bonnet is removed after Insert Valve is hex bolted to bottom 12 Insert Valve is Successfully Installed in East San Gabriel Valley California Last phase in this Insert Valve installation job is adding concrete around valve to reinforce Concrete is evened out over the top of the pipeline and bottom of the Insert Valve East San Gabriel Valley 12inch Team Insert Valve Installation is Complete
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Valve Inserting Equipment Ready for A Job Insert valve completely installed on a section of pipe  Insert Valve Installed Completed and Successful

Insert Valve Unique Features

  • Meets or exceeds ANSI/AWWA C515 valve specification
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI/AWWA C 550 Standards and ANSI/NSF 61
  • AWWA standard turns per inch to open
  • Gate wedge seats on valve body, not on pipe bottom
  • Gate wedge does not come in contact with sharp cut edge of pipe
  • Ductile iron body with nominal 10 mil power coat epoxy inside and out
  • 250psi (1273 kPa) maximum working pressure
  • Shell tested to 1000 psi, gate tested to 500 psi
  • Ductile Iron wedge totally encapsulated with EPDM molder rubber
  • Triple O'ring seal stuffing box (two upper & one lower)
  • 2" standard operating nut (Handwheel optional) NRS ( non-rising stem)
  • Standard valve body installs on full range of pipe sizes and types (Steel, PVC, C900, CL, DI, AC)
  • Made in the USA from start to finish
  • Valve body permanently restrains the valve to the pipe
  • The valve body can accept the Butterfly Cartridge in lieu of the gate assembly
  • Hundreds of successful installs without a single malfunction (references available)
  • The valve size is 4"-12" and other sizes available upon request

Benefits of each Insert Valve installation

  • Installs and Repairs Under Pressure
  • Reduces installation and restoration costs
  • Provides instant isolation zones for security and peace of mind
  • Reduces the costly risks associated with system shut down
  • Eliminates backflow contamination, purging, bac-t hits
  • Provides satisfied customers

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About IFT

Having completed many projects around the USA on water, natural gas, sewage, petroleum and chemical products. Have a look at the new Featured Jobs for more details and specifics on our work. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to working with you in the near future.