Solving Problems: Minor Solvent Spills


Customer routinely draws samples of solvent for testing using manual ball valves. Manual valves are prone to improper operation by not being fully closed, causing frequent minor spills.

Solution: Supply a Manual Spring Return Valve.

By installing spring loaded handle manual valve, a valve that closes every time the handle is released. The human factor that was causing the spills was eliminated. These valves are now the Plant Standard for all sampling point valves. Spills have been virtually eliminated. The valves are API607 Rev 4 Fire Safe Certified, and meet all Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) requirements for the plant as well.

Manual Spring Return
Manual Spring Return Valve

Lockout Prevention
Lockout Preventions


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