Floating Ball Metal Seated Design Standards

Construction One piece body (top entry), split body (side or end entry), Anti static device & blow-out proof stem
End connections Flanged, BW, SW, THR, HUB
Operated Lever, Gear, Actuator (pneumatic - electric - hydraulic)
Design & Testing All available international standards according to API6D, API598, EN12266, MSS SP82, ISO5208, API6A
Face to Face ASME B16.10, EN558, JIS B2002, MSS SP72
Fire Safe Design and Certified API607 / API6Fa / ISO10497
Mounting pad ISO5211-Top flange
Fugitive emission ISO EN15848-1, ISO EN15848-2
Options - Extended bonnet
- Lipseals
- Local CRA overlay
- Heating jacket
- Drain & vent
- Mechanically linked

Size and pressure ranges

  • Size and bore:
    - ANSI 1/4” - 16”
    - DN 6 - DN 200
  • Pressure range:
    - ANSI 150 lbs - 4500 lbs
    - DIN PN 10 - PN 400
    - API 5,000 - 10,000 psi
  • Temperature:
    - minus 196 °C up to 816 °C
    - minus 320 °F up to 1,500 °F

Ball seat designs and hard facing

Ball seat design

Maintains tight contact between ball/seat regardless of valve installation orientation.
Low coefficient of friction
Excellent sliding and running properties
Optimal selection of flexibility and stiffness of both ball and seat rings

Hard facing

To prevent wear and tear controlling physical and chemical characteristics, Red Point uses several qualified surface treatment techniques to increase the service lifetime of valves and its components. Depending on the material in question, pressure/temperature and service conditions a few techniques can be used. These surface treatments, in combination with a high class design, entered to your specific process conditions, will result in a high quality valve, which guarantees a long cycle life.

HVOF like Chromium- and Tungsten Carbide.
Chromium- and Titanium Oxide, Nitriding, Stellite

Applications for Floating Ball Metal Seated Ball Valves

Red Point’s end entry seated floating ball valves can be deployed for a wide variety of applications in the oil & gas, (petro) chemical, mining and power industries when high quality and highly reliable valves are required. A few example applications include:

• High-cycle and switching services)
• Oxygen, nitrogen or hydrogen
• Polyethylene or polypropylene
• Oil & Gas sevices
• Hydrogen
• Food/Pharma
• Toxic/Lethal Service
• Autoclave services
• Coal conversion and gasification
• Separator, filter and drying systems
• Compressor stations
• Cryogenic services

Body Material

Commonly used body materials




– Nickel Alloys (Monel®, Inconel®, Hastelloy®, Incoloy®)
– Duplex and Super Duplex
– Carbon steel and low temp carbon steel
– Low alloy steel
– Stainles steel
– Titanium
– Zirconium

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