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General Data

VE Dual Expanding Plug Valve Double Block and Bleed


The VE® Dual Expanding Plug Valve can easily be supplied with vertical and/or horizontal extensions. These are custom made and our sales team will require detailed customer information when the valve is ordered.

1 Design, dimensions and marking

  • Design as per API 599 & API 6D
  • Face to face as per ANSI b16.10& API 6D
  • Flanded ended as per ANSI B16.5 / EN-1092-1

2 Characteristics

  • Friction free
  • Dual expanding
  • Double block & bleed and double isolation & bleed (according to API-6D/ISO14313)

3 Construction

  • 3 Parts construction: body, lower plate, upper plate
  • Trunnion mounted
  • Antistatic design
  • Seating slips (slips are replaceable through the lower
  • or upper plate)
  • Reduce bore or full bore
  • Low emission packing & gaskets according to
    ISO 15848-1
  • Electrolytic niquel plating - ENP
  • Stud & nuts: anticorrosion treatment

4 Standard execution

  • ISO 9001:08
  • PED 97/23/EC
  • Atex 94/9/ec (CAT II 3 G/D T1 to T4)
  • Fugitive emission certificate according to
    ISO 15848-1
  • Fire safe according to API 607

5 Flanged connections

  • ANSI B16.5:
    • Raised face smooth finish, stock finish or ring type joint
  • ASME B16.47 Serie A (MSS-SP-44) or Serie B:
    • Raised face smooth finish, stock finish or ring type join
      (applicable for valves ≥ 30”)
  • Top of flange as per ISO 5210 (f10 / f14 / f25...)

6 Marking in accordance with

  • European directive PED 97/23/EC
  • API 6D
  • MSS-SP-25

7 Casting material

  • According to API 6D / ASME B16.34 / EN 1092-1
    / PED 97/23/EC

8 Elastomers material

  • Viton A / B / GF
  • HNBR
  • Multi Seal ERT

9 Testing according to

  • API 6D
  • API 598
  • EN-12266-1 / EN-12266-2
  • BS 6755 part 1

10 Operation devices

  • Handwheel
  • Gear box
  • Actuator linear / multi turn
  • Pneumatic actuator

11 Bleed systems

  • Manual body bleed
  • Thermal relief upstream
  • Manual body bleed with thermal relief upstream
  • Automatic body bleed
  • Remote leak detection system
  • Bi-directional body bleed with thermal relief

12 Bottom drain plug

  • Standard included

13 Optional

  • Limits switches
  • Locking device
  • Cable gland
  • Extensions
There are several possible extensions, please contact our technical engineers to help you with the right option and dimensions. Where valves are located in an elevated, difficult to access position, the VE® Dual Expanding Plug Valve can be provided with chain-wheels for easy operation.

Standard Bill of Material

Part Description
Body ASTM A 216 WCB + ENP
Lower plate ASTM A 216 WCB + ENP
Upper plate ASTM A 216 WCB + ENP
Plug ASTM A 216 WCB + ENP
Slip ASTM A 536 80-55-06 + Viton A + Manganese Phosphate Coating
Yoke ASTM A 216 WCB
Backseat ASTM A 182 f6A
Gland ASTM A 182 f6A
Packing Graphite
Gland flange S355J0G3
Gland stud ASTM A193 B7 + Anti-corrossion treatment
Gland nut ASTM A194 2H + Anti-corrossion treatment
Gasket PSW. AISI 316L + Graphite
O-ring Viton A
Friction bearing AISI 316L
Body plate studs ASTM A 193 B7 + Anti-corrossion treatment
Body plate nuts ASTM A 194 2H + Anti-corrossion treatment
Coupling cam F158 cemented
Stem ASTM A 182 F6A
Cam pin 17-4PH H900
Guide pin 17-4PH H900
Radial bearing Standard
Pin plate ASTM A 105
Pin plate bolt Steel
Grease fitting Stainless steel
Yoke stud ASTM A 193 B7 + Anti-corrossion treatment
Yoke nut ASTM A 194 2H + Anti-corrossion treatment
Drain plug ASTM A 105
Bleeds Stainless steel
Eriks VE name plates Stainless steel
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