Pressure Relief Valve Repair

Pressure Relief Valve Repair Capabilities

Furmanite’s Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) Program is recognized as one of the best in the industry. With 15 NBIC Certified VR locations in North America, a coast to coast operation, Furmanite has the ability to provide local service thru either shop or field repairs or thru our nationwide resources, handle complete outages or turnarounds.

From our VR Certified Service Delivery Centers, you can expect:

  • NBIC Certified (VR) Repair Facilities
  • All repairs are performed by highly trained and qualified technicians to OEM specifications, only using OEM replacement parts in the repairs
  • A combined fleet of over 30 comprehensively equipped mobile workshops
  • Pioneers of the patented Trevitest™ In-situ Relief Valve Testing System
  • All repairs include Customer access to ValveOne Asset Management Program
  • Some locations are OEM Distributors for specific Relief Valve Manufacturers Products Certified by the ASME for Sections I and VIII Products (V & UV Stamps)
    • Saraland, AL –Farris Engineering Products
    • Kent, WA – Farris Engineering Products
    • Parkersburg, WV – Crosby Products, Anderson Greenwood Products
  • Comprehensive inventory and access to spares, consumables and replacement parts
  • Ability to provide storage for your replacement valve assets.
  • Ability to repair most all brands and types of pressure relief valves.
  • PRV Guarantee and Warranty and Tagging of Repairs (See attached Furmanite Guarantee-Warranty-Pressure Relief Valves)

Turn to Furmanite now and plan your next valve outage or repair program with confidence. Contact your nearest Furmanite Service Delivery Center for more information or to discuss your repair needs.

Pressure Relief Valve Repair

Pressure relief valves are designed to protect a plant’s assets, physical and human, from danger should an excursion occur in the process for which the valve is protecting. 100% reliability of that pressure relief valve asset is required. With over 20 locations Furmanite, as the largest single-owned and operated valve repair organization in North America, has the experience in managing plant’s valve assets. As a trusted partner in the industry, Furmanite has customers in the following industries:

  • Petro-Chemical
  • Refining
  • Chemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Schools and universities
  • Municipalities
  • Fossil & Hydro Power
  • Nuclear Power
  • Offshore
  • Paper Mills
  • Government
  • Pipleline

Repairs to pressure relief valves are performed at Furmanite locations which are audited and governed by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, as jurisdictorate of the ASME. All repairs are performed to the guidelines established by NBIC23 and per their applications to ASME Sect. I and VIII of the ASME Construction Codes.

Documentation and record keeping is essential to maintaining auditable records for pressure relief valve repairs. Furmanite’s ValveOne Asset Management Program, allows the customer full access to all historical repair records for each valve or grouping of valves maintained in the software for the customer.

Furmanite provides a full guarantee and warranty of each repair. (See the attached Warranty and Tagging Program)

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On-Line Leak Sealing

Our leak-sealing technology and unrivaled
on-site service help you maximize asset uptime
by sealing leaks online, onsite and under pressure. This means you keep producing the ‘product’ while we solve your leak problems.

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Hot Tapping

At Furmanite we carry the largest and most diverse inventory of Hot Tapping equipment
in the world. We have a proven record of developing unique and custom Hot Tap solutions for the most complicated scenarios.

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Line Stopping & Plugging

Our Line Stopping services help prevent unwanted shutdowns and keep critical piping
and pipeline systems online during tie-ins, relocations, repairs, retrofits and routine maintenance.

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On-Site Machining

Our portable machining tools deliver the benefits of a fully equipped machine workshop on-site – where our clients need it most. We consistently achieve tolerances and finishes usually only achievable in a machine shop.

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Self Leveling Machines

Furmanite’s Self Leveling Machines deliver precision on-site machining for large circular and irregular shaped surfaces. Our circular and linear machining equipment is portable and ready for global deployment.

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Composite Repair

Our range of composite repair solutions is designed to ensure the ongoing structural integrity and load-bearing capabilities of your assets, improving their longevity whilst minimizing the impact on your productivity.

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Post Weld Heat Treatment

Furmanite offers a full range of heat treatment services through a wide range of temperatures. We manufacture, own and operate the most technologically advanced heat treatment equipment available in the marketplace.

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All Services

We offer a comprehensive range of on-site
and on-line plant and pipeline maintenance services. From standard applications to highly customized solutions our goal is to help you maximize your asset up time.

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Hot Tapping

Furmanite has been manufacturing Hot Tapping equipment for over 50 years. Our Hot Tapping Machines ensure your critical piping systems maintain a continuous flow while installing new tie-ins and branch connections.

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Line Stopping & Plugging

For over 50 years Furmanite’s Line Plugging equipment has been helping clients maintain a continuous flow on critical piping systems while performing repairs, relocations, valve or pump installations and pipe modifications.

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Pipeline Repair Products

We have a wide range of Pipeline Repair
and Integrity products designed to handle emergency leak repairs in high pressure environments and improve the structural integrity and safety of your pipelines.

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Portable Machining Tools

Furmanite’s Silk portable and lightweight machine tools provide high tolerance solutions for a variety of problems. Renowned for their sound engineering, our Silk machines help you deliver precision onsite machining.

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The Wilson Snyder Switch Valve has provided proven reliability for over 80 years in Coker Switch Valve applications. Wilson Snyder Switch Valves have the lowest steam consumption in the industry.

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We offer a wide range of proprietary Safety, Environmental and Maintenance products designed to eliminate injuries and improve pipeline safety. At Furmanite, your ongoing safety is our number one priority.

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Chocking Prevention

Furmanite’s SmartShim™ is a truly effective and state-of-the-art conductor analysis and chocking solution that will ensure your offshore production site remains productive, powerful and profitable.

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All Products

Furmanite has been a trusted resource for sophisticated engineering products for over
75 years. From Hot Tapping to Line Stopping, we have a wide range of products to meet your pipeline repair and maintenance needs.

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