Double Block and Bleed Pipeline Ball Valves
Taurus Series - Twin Ball Design

General Features

Standard Features

  • Designed in accordance with Industry Standards
    i.e. ASME B16.34, ASME B31.3, ASME B16.5, API 6D / ISO 14313
  • Full Bore
    Meets the minimum bore requirements according to API 6D / ISO 14313, Table 1.
  • Reduced Bore
    One size below nominal size of valve with bore according to API 6D / ISO 14313, Table 1.
  • Standard Materials of Construction
    are forged Carbon Steel LF2, Stainless Steel 316 and Duplex.
  • Pressure Class 150 to 2,500
  • Fire safe in accordance to API 607 and ISO 10497
  • Compliant to NACE MR0175 and ISO 15156
  • Factory tested in accordance with ASME B16.34, API 6D / ISO 14313, ISO 5208
  • Manufactured in accordance with the Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Ball Seat Material
    PTFE, Devlon, PEEK or Metal Seated
  • Stem Seal Material
    FKM, HNBR - RGD resistant (RGD = Rapid Gas Decompression) or Graphite
  • Anti-Blowout Stem Design and Anti-Static Design
  • Weld Inlay
    Seat pocket and seal area overlay on request.
  • Bi-Directional
    The Taurus Series floating and trunnion ball valves are bi-directional as standard.
  • Painting
    The valves can be supplied with any kind of adequate coatings for environmental protection, according to customers specifications.
  • Certification and Traceability
    Material test certificates 3.1 according to EN 10204. A unique code is stamped on all relevant components linking them with their material and chemical analysis certificates.
Manufactured according to the following Codes and Specifications:

ASME B31.1 Power Piping
ASME B16.34 Valves – Flanged, Threaded and Welding End
ASME B16.5 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings
ASME B16.10 Face-to-Face and End-to-End Dimensions of Valves
ASME B16.11 Forged Fittings, Socket Welding and Threaded
ASME B16.25 Buttwelding Ends
NACE MR0175 /
ISO 15156
Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries –
Materials for use in H2S – Containing Environments
in Oil and Gas Production
API 6D /
ISO 14313

Specification for Pipeline Valves
Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries –
Pipeline Transportation Systems – Pipeline Valves

API 598 Valve Inspection and Testing
ISO 5208 Industrial Valves - Pressure Testing of Metallic Valves
API 607 /
ISO 10497
Fire Test of Soft-Seated Quarter Turn Valves Testing of Valves.
Fire Type-testing Requirements.
MSS SP-25 Standard Marking Systems for Valves, Fittings, Flange and Unions
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