Floating Ball Valve

Lost production downtime is gone forever. To keep your operations flowing smoothly, Forum offers floating ball valve solutions ranging from durable, flanged floating designs to economical oil patch valves that help prevent stem blowouts and corrosion.

Features
  • Size range
    > One-half to 12 inches, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 150-300
    > One-half to six inches, ANSI 600
    > One-half to two inches, ANSI 1500
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 608, 6D compliant
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) B16.34 design
  • Trim material: 316 stainless steel (SS)
  • Locking device
  • Fire-safe per API 607/6FA standards
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) compliant (MRO175)

API 641 Compliance

Features: 6400/4400 Series, Stem
  • Size range:
    > One-half to 12 inches, ANSI 150-300
    > One-half to two inches, ANSI 1500
  • API608, 6D compliant
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers B16.34 design
  • Flanged ends
  • Body materials: carbon steel (ASTM A216-WCB, ASTM A-351 CF8M, A-352-LCC)
  • Trim materials: 316 SS
  • Full or reduced port
  • NACE compliant (MRO175, 150 15156)
Features: 6500/4500 Series, O-ring
  • Size range: one-half to six inches
  • Pressure class: ANSI 150-600
  • API 6D-compliant design
  • Flanged ends
  • Body materials: carbon steel (ASTM A216-WCB, CF8M, LCC)
  • Trim material: 316 SS
  • Full or reduced port
  • NACE compliant (MRO175, 150 15156)
Features: 5400 Series, Uni-body design
  • Size Range: 1” to 12”
  • Pressure Class: ANSI 150-300
  • API 608, ASME B16.34 design
  • Flanged ends
  • Body Material: Carbon Steel ASTM A216-WCB, ASTM A-351 CF8M, Low Temp carbon steel LCC
  • Trim Material: 316 SS
  • Reduced port
  • NACE MRO175, 150 15156

Forged Oilpatch Floater

At Forum, we manufacture our economical PBV® oil patch valves to perform under whatever extreme oilfield conditions your operations may be facing. All models feature quality construction to the highest global industry standards and can be customized to fit your detailed project needs. From blowout-proof stems to lubrication protection against moisture and corrosion, these valves are built to perform under pressure.

Features: Three-Piece, High-Pressure Oil Patch Valve (Forged)
  • Size range: one-half to three inches
  • Pressure class: water, oil, gas (WOG) 2000-6000
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 608, 6D
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers B16.34 design
  • Female National Pipe Thread (FNPT), socket weld (SW), FNPT X SW
  • Body materials: carbon steel A105, LF2
  • Trim materials: 316 stainless steel (SS)
  • Reduced or full port
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) compliant (MRO175)
  • Fire-safe design
Features: Two-Piece Oil Patch Valve (Cast)
  • Size range: one to four inches
  • Pressure class: WOG 750-5000
  • FNPT
  • Body materials: carbon steel WCB/LCC, SS, ductile iron
  • Trim material: 316 SS
  • NACE compliant (MRO175)

3 Pc Bolted Floater

Forum’s PBV three-piece bolted body valves are carefully manufactured to the highest engineering and quality standards. Offered in several models to meet specific needs, they leverage high-endurance materials that resist cracking in highly corrosive environments and pressures up to 6,000 pounds per square inch (PSI). All of our valves meet rigorous manufacturing and safety standards by ISO International (ISO), the American Petroleum Institute (API) and NACE International (NACE).

  • Sizes up to 11.5 inches
  • Pressure class: 1,500-6,000 PSI (water, oil, gas)
  • Three-piece bolted construction
  • Threaded ball valve designs
  • Carbon-filled polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) or encapsulated Devlon® seats
  • Grafoil® packing
  • Double-body seals
  • Bodies available in a variety of forged materials
  • Trim materials in 316 stainless steel
  • 316 stainless steel balls and stems
  • ISO 5211 mounting pads
  • Fire-safe to API 607
  • Compliant to NACE MR0175
  • Compliant to API 608 and ASME B16.34 designs
  • Optional integral nipples

Unibody Design

5312 Uni-body Design

Features
  • Size Range: ¼” to 2”
  • Pressure Class: 2000 WOG
  • ASME B16.34 design
  • FNPT
  • Body Materials: A216 WCB, CF8M
  • Trim Material: 316 SS
  • NACE MR0175 and Fire safe design

6322 Sealwelded Design

  • Size Range: ¼” to 2”
  • Pressure Class: 2000 WOG
  • ASME B16.34 design
  • FNPT
  • Body Materials: A216 WCB, CF8M
  • Trim Material: 316 SS
  • NACE MRO175/ Fire Safe
  • Full Port