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Gate Valve

Forged Steel

A forged steel gate valve is a type of valve constructed from forged steel components, which are stronger and more durable compared to cast steel or other materials. It is designed to control the flow of fluids in high-pressure and high-temperature applications.
Forged Steel Gate Valve


Gate Valve - Forged Steel
Size Range

1/2 – 2 NPS, DN15 - DN50

Body Materials

A105, LF2, F304, F316, F304L, F316L, F11, F22

Temperature Range

-29°C to 1150°C

Trim Materials

A105, LF2, F304, F316, F304L, F316L, F11, F22

Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure

ASME 150# to 2500#

Pressure-Temprature Rating

ASME B 16.34

Construction Details

Bolted Bonnet/ Pressure Seal

Body Style

Socket Weld, Screwed End, Butt Weld, Flanged

Design Standard

API 602, BS 1414

Flange Drilling

ASME B16.5

Testing Standard

API 598, API 6D, ISO 5208, API6FA, ISO 10497,BS6364

Face To Face

ASME B16.25


Refineries,Hydrocarbon,Energy and Process industries.



  1. Forged Construction:

    • Made from forged steel, which is stronger and more durable compared to cast steel or other materials.
    • Enhances resistance to mechanical stresses and pressures.
  2. Solid Wedge Gate:

    • Typically features a solid wedge gate that provides reliable sealing when closed.
    • Withstands pressure differentials and ensures tight shut-off.
  3. Bonnet Design:

    • Bonnet is either bolted or welded to the valve body, ensuring structural integrity and allowing for easy maintenance and repair.
    • Bolted bonnet design permits access to internal components for inspection and service.
  4. Rising Stem:

    • Rising stem design provides a visual indication of the valve position.
    • Stem threads are located outside the flow path, reducing wear and preventing corrosion.
  5. Seating Surfaces:

    • Metal-to-metal seating surfaces provide tight shut-off and resistance to wear and corrosion.
    • Suitable for applications requiring reliable sealing under high pressures.
  6. Pressure Seal Design Option:

    • Some forged steel gate valves come with a pressure seal bonnet option, enhancing sealing capabilities under high-pressure conditions.
  7. Materials:

    • Available in a variety of materials including carbon steel, stainless steel, alloy steel (e.g., A105, F22, F91), and exotic alloys for compatibility with different fluids and environments.
    • Material selection depends on factors such as pressure rating, temperature, and corrosion resistance requirements.
  8. End Connections:

    • Typically available with flanged, threaded, or socket weld end connections to suit different piping system requirements.


High Pressure and Temperature Capability:

Designed to handle high-pressure applications, often up to ANSI Class 2500 and beyond.

Suitable for high-temperature environments encountered in steam, oil, and gas applications.

Reliable Performance:

Provides reliable sealing and tight shut-off, minimizing leakage in critical process applications.

Maintains operational efficiency and process integrity.


Forged steel construction ensures durability and longevity, even in harsh operating conditions.

Resistant to mechanical stresses, vibrations, and thermal cycling.


Suitable for a wide range of fluids including steam, water, oil, and gases.

Used in industries such as oil and gas, power generation, chemical processing, and refining.

Low Maintenance:

Minimal maintenance requirements due to robust construction and reliable sealing mechanisms.

Reduces downtime and operational costs over the valve’s lifecycle.


Contributes to operational safety by providing secure shut-off capabilities and preventing potential hazards associated with fluid leakage.

Compliance and Standards:

Meets industry standards and regulations for quality, performance, and safety.

Ensures compliance with environmental and safety requirements.


  • Gate Mechanism: Inside the valve, a gate (typically wedge-shaped) moves up and down to control the flow of fluid through the valve.
  • Rising Stem: The stem rises and lowers with the gate, providing a visual indication of the valve’s position (open or closed).
  • Sealing: When closed, the gate presses against the valve seats to create a tight seal, preventing fluid from flowing through.

Forged steel gate valves are primarily designed for on/off service due to their gate and seat design. While they can handle some degree of throttling, they are not typically recommended for applications requiring precise flow control over a wide range.

  • Operating conditions (pressure, temperature, fluid type)
  • Valve size and pressure rating
  • Material compatibility with process fluids
  • End connections (flanged, threaded, socket weld)
  • Compliance with industry standards (e.g., API, ASME)


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