CLARETECH BVL - BALL VALVE LUBRICANT

The lubrication of a ball valve requires a different practice to the lubrication of either a gate valve or plug valve.

Field experience has shown that greases and sealants may cause severe problems with the seat and seal arrangement if used regularly during preventative maintenance. If a non-leaking ball valve is lubricated with an adhesive grease/sealant, the floating, spring loaded seats can become stuck within their seat pockets. When the ball floats due to a pressure differential across the valve, the seals cannot track the ball and leakage can occur.

RS Clare's Ball Valve Lubricant (BVL) has been designed specifically with the unique challenges of ball valves in mind, specifically:

Testimonial

"We were introduced to a new product, Claretech BVL and the consistency was slightly softer than Valve Lubricant 601TM. Many of the operators felt this was important to ensure that the spring loaded seats function correctly to achieve a seal."

Performing Authority, Indonesia

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Product Temp Range Minimum Pumpable Temperature* Download TDS
Claretech BVL
-20°F to 450°F
-13°F

*Pumpability temperatures refer to reasonable flow rates when using the RS Clare 70:1 Pump System. Click here to view our pump range.

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Our range of advanced lubricants for the Oil and Gas industry have been proven to deliver increased valve integrity, enhanced functionality and a more cost effective operation for our customers around the globe.

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DID YOU KNOW?

CLARETECH BVL PREVENTS LEAK PATHWAYS FROM FORMING BY PROTECTING THE METAL SURFACES FROM DETERIORATION

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