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