Valve Repair

We Repair All Valves

Furmanite repairs and reconditions almost any size, type and make of valve, on-site….on-line…in shop and on budget.

  • Pressure valves
  • Gate
  • Globe
  • Ball
  • Control
  • Plug
  • Check
  • Butterfly
  • Pressure Seal
  • AOV & MOV Actuators

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Complete on-site valve overhaul and repair service (onshore and offshore)
  • Full pickup and delivery service for shop repair valves
  • Complete removal, on-site tagging, and re-installation, including bolting and torquing service
  • Specialist refurbishment program for
    • Pressure relief valves
    • control valves
    • conventional mechanical line valves
    • AOV and MOV repair
    • oxygen service valves
  • Certification and compliance with ISO 9001 (EMEA)
  • NBIC VR Certification (U.S.)
  • Fully equipped mobile workshop for on-site and/or offshore applications
  • Procurement of valves/valve spares and parts, if required
  • Machining, welding and heat treating (Field and shop)
  • Approved service centers for Durco Velan, Tyco, Farris
  • Manufacturer of Wilson-Snyder Delayed Coker Switch Valves
  • Alliance with Spirax-Sarco

Control Valve Repair and Diagnostics

In controlling the proper movement of your processes in your plant, it is critical that your control valves are operating at maximum efficiency. Furmanite specializes in the repair of control valves and can provide complete analysis of a valves operation thru diagnostics and calibration. Furmanite utilizes the Profiler™ Diagnostics System to accomplish diagnostics and calibrations. (See our Furmanite-Profiler™ Diagnostics download for the full scope of the system). Our Quality Assurance program provides for the complete overhaul of the control valve, actuator and instrumentation. All assemblies are fully disassembled, inspected, cleaned, soft goods replaced, reassembled, painted and tested to meet ANSI and FCI standards.

Some manufacturer’s valves which Furmantie has expertise in repairing are:

  • *Fisher™
  • ABB
  • Copes Vulcan
  • Flowserve
  • Masoneilan
  • Wilson Snyder

(*Fisher™ is a trademark of Emerson Process Management and Profiler™ is a trademark of Softek Engineering.)

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.



In the USA 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 jurisdictional 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.

As part of a quality and training  initiative Furmanite are working to adopt this Standard at all their Relief Valve Repair Service Delivery Centers (SDC) around the World so as to establish a Global standard for Relief Valve repair within Furmanite.

Line Valve and Actuator Repair

Whether it is a gate, globe, check, ball, or butterfly valve, or a mounted AOV or MOV actuator that is in need of repair or replacement; Furmanite can provide the necessary equipment and technical expertise 24 hours a day, 7 days a week that can return your valve to it’s original working condition.

Some particular manufacturer’s of which Furmanite specializes in the repair of their products:

  • Durco
  • Stockham
  • Nordstrom
  • Kitz
  • KTM
  • Powell
  • Crane
  • Orbit
  • Poyam
  • TBV
  • Valvtron
  • Velan
  • Everlasting
  • Conval
  • Hancock
  • Walworth
  • Valvtech
  • Cameron
  • Copes Vulcon
  • Pacific
  • Wilson Snyder


Valve Repair

 The standard on-site or shop repair service includes:

  • Visual inspection and identification
  • Pre-test for pressure relief valves
  • Seat and shell testing
  • Stripdown and cleaning of all components
  • Abrasive cleaning of external surfaces
  • Nominal lapping of seats and discs
  • Assembly, testing and calibration to valve specification; sealing and tagging
  • Final inspection, painting and protection of flanges
  • Issuing test certificates

We Provide Quality Assurance

All Furmanite operations are conducted under our comprehensive Quality Assurance Program.


Furmanite’s VR Program for Pressure Relief Valves in North and South America, recognizes and operates under the jurisdiction of The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, and performs valve repair services at locations all over the world. All Furmanite technicians are trained to employ the latest safety practices and standards. VR Technicians are only certified after years of experience and upon completion of one of the industries’ most stringent, in both duration and curriculum, training programs.


All valves and repairs are logged in our ValveOne asset management system to ensure complete traceability of work carried out. To date we have close to 100,000 entries in the database.

Additionally, as part of it’s PRV program in North America, Furmanite provides a full guarantee and warranty of each repair. (Download the Warranty and Tagging Program datasheet for further details).

In summary, we can meet your following needs:

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Emergency response
  • 24/7 service
  • Quick delivery
  • Solutions for unique problems
  • Diversified services
  • Multi-site capability
  • Trusted partner

Please contact us to learn further how we can meet the needs above.

Valve Repair

Our Furmanite valve repair solution is a unique combination of highly-skilled technicians that provide on-site, emergency and scheduled repair services; scheduled or routine shop repair; as well as patented products including Trevitest™ – the benchmark in in-situ set pressure identification. Furmanite’s valve asset management program, ValveOne, is a valuable tool for Furmanite and the Customer, in working together to manage valve assets and controlling costs. With Furmanite’s valve repair solution, you’re able to keep your valves up and running 24/7.

28 Valve Repair Service Delivery Centers (SDC)  around the world

  • 15 in North America
  • 8 in EMEA
  • 5 in Asia Pacific

We Meet Your Needs Anywhere at Anytime

Sending valves off-site to a repair shop can sometimes be expensive and mean lost uptime. That is why we come to you. Our technicians come fully equipped with on-site support vehicles. We provide all critical services on-site 24/7. Should your preference be to send your valves off-site, Furmanite has many locations around the globe to serve you.

Successfully applied in many industries

  • Thermal, hydro and nuclear power generation
  • Offshore oil and gas production
  • Refineries & distribution and petrochemical plants
  • Fertilizer plants
  • Food processing plants
  • Pharmaceutical plants
  • Pulp and paper plants
  • Municipalities and Public Facilities
  • Schools & Universities

Our Advantage

  • Safety First
  • On-site services
  • Shop repair services
  • ValveOne Asset Management Program
  • Emergency or routine service, 24/7
  • Competitive pricing
  • Dedicated technicians provide attention to quality, project completeness and aesthetics
  • Onshore and Offshore capabilities

Valve Repair

As well as repairing and re-conditioning valves Furmanite also manufacture a range of valves under the Wilson Snyder brand.

Furmanite also has ongoing relationships with a number of major Valve OEM’s and is an authorized distributor in a number of territories for various products.


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