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Iplex offers an extensive range of AVK valves. AVK product is made in modern factories with the latest state-of-the-art technology, resulting in top quality and innovative products supporting the Iplex range of pipes, enabling a complete market solution.

Advantages

The AVK range of valves have been a popular choice for pipeline construction due to the products advantages and characteristics.

Features Benefits
10-year extended warranty on every valve blasted, coated, assembled and tested to AS2638.2 in AVK SA Factory Peace of mind when installing AVK valves in a pipeline
Designed for zero leakage throughout valve life (50yrs) No need to plan for valve refurbishment
AVK developed, manufactured and controlled rubber components Confidence in product conformance – 10 year wedge guarantee
High memory EDPM rubber Ensuring repeatability of sealing through valve life
AVK manufacturing process of vulcanised wedge uses retractable pin tooling Enable a complete even rubber coating of wedge
Wedge nut is integral to the wedge Ensuring no movement between nut and wedge
Bonnet gasket is custom moulded Ensures that bonnet fasteners are protected from internal fluid and ingression of fluid when buried
Can be used in high frequency operational applications due to high memory rubber and for DN450 and above replaceable wedge shoes Valves can be specified in these applications with low maintenance requirements
Multiple end connection options Enable flexibility in pipeline material and construction
O-rings can be changed under pressure with the valve back seated Enables minor maintenance without interference to pipeline
Manufactured in Australia Ability to monitor and observe manufacture to ensure confidence in product. Flexibility to meet specific project requirements
Valve closure direction or wedge replacement can be carried out in situ Valve body does not need to be removed enabling same day repair/replacement
Full bore Low head loss enables swabbing
Manufactured to AS2638.2 Confidence in reliability of product to meet Australian conditions and specifications
EPDM and NBR options available Can be tailored to the fluid characteristics
Can be used in horizontal, vertical or immersed applications Flexibility in design