SPX Nuclear Control Valves, Trim Type Valves, Desuperheaters, Pneumatic / Electric Hydraulic Actuators
SPX is a leading supplier of control valves and desuperheaters for the power, process and nuclear industries. Our strength lies in our ability to provide innovative control valve solutions for our customers’ difficult application problems. With its Copes Vulcan brand, the company has been providing valves to the power, pulp and paper, water, oil, gas and petrochemical industries since 1903.
Special application globe style control valves
SPX manufactures Copes Vulcan valves designed for both general service, as well as severe duty applications. These durable valves meet special ANSI ratings (150-4500) as well as comply with ASTM/ASME standards. Ranging in size from 0.75in through 24in, the valves possess optional connections such as threaded, butt / socket weld, or flanged.
Steam conditioning equipment (desuperheaters)
SPX manufactures seven styles of desuperheaters, ranging from 150 to 2500 ANSI ratings. Our desuperheaters feature:
• Mechanical atomizing
• Variable orifice
• Integral cooling water function available
• High turndowns
• Special ANSI ratings
• Meets ASTM/ASME standards
Trim type valves
With its Copes-Vulcan brand, SPX offers a wide variety of general service and severe duty trim designs in the industry. Our wide variety of trim configurations allows us to customize our valve designs to meet our customers’ requirements and conditions, while optimizing performance. Featuring a velocity and erosion control, and designed for effective noise control and cavitation elimination, our trim configurations are available in at least 13 different types. Copes-Vulcan trim type valves incorporate RAVEN™, HUSH™, CAV B9© and One Stage Hush© technology.
Pneumatic / electric hydraulic actuators, valve assemblies
In addition to our pneumatic actuators, SPX is pleased to provide valve assemblies featuring electric or electric hydraulic actuators to meet customer requirements:
• Diaphragm style. Model 700
• Diaphragm style. Model 1000
• Model 1000 field reversible
• Electric available
• Electro / hydraulic available
• Reverse acting
• Direct action
Nuclear control valves
The company manufactures nuclear control valves in pneumatic, motor and manual operated versions. Our nuclear control valves include metal and resilient seats and globe, angle, isolation and three way body configurations. Sizes range from 3/8in to 20in class 150 to 2500.
Nuclear high performance butterfly and ball valves
SPX supplies nuclear high performance butterfly and ball valves with metal or resilient seats. Our Copes Vulcan nuclear high performance butterfly and ball valves also feature bi-directional Class VI shut off; torque seated / piston seated (butterfly only) option; pneumatic, motor, manual operators; modulating or isolation modes; two an three piece ball valve design and ASME Section III "N" and "NPT" stamp certification.
Products and Services
SPX’s DSCV-SA Valve: a Modern Solution to Steam Conditioning
The DSCV-SA (Direct Steam Converting Valve - Steam Atomization) from SPX is designed for unprecedented operational reliability, as it eliminates potential risks associated with substandard designs during plant start-up, shutdown and turbine trips.
Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant, Johor
Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant, Fujian
Watts Bar 2 Nuclear Power Plant, Tennessee
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