Block valves
Repair and overhaul

IVS offers a full range of block valve repair and diagnostic services from simple re-packs to major overhauls, including complete rebuilds to customer and OEM specification.

A block valve is a type of industrial valve that’s designed to block flow, and IVS’s highly-skilled valve technicians maintain, repair and overhaul the following:

  • Wedge gate valves
  • Parallel slide valves
  • Butterfly valves - see case study
  • Uniflow slide valves
  • Globe valves
  • Plug valves
  • Ball valves
  • Non-return valves
  • Screw down non-return valves (SDNR)

Designed to optimise valve performance, safety and service life, work is carried out either at customers’ premises or at our service centres.

We offer a same day turnaround service aimed at supporting customers’ planned maintenance schedules and insurance inspection dates.


IVS’s block valve repair and overhaul process

Our comprehensive block valve process consists of the following stages:


Initial assessment, including testing where appropriate


Dismantling, cleaning and inspection of all valve parts


Produce QC report with recommended work to optimise valve performance


Repair parts, as required, to OEM specifications


Replace internals with genuine OEM spares or, if required, reverse engineer to the same specification


Assemble to OEM specifications


Valve fully tested to BS EN 12266-1:2012 to the full design pressure of the valve


Tag and certify valve.


Test certificate sent electronically


QC report and test certificates saved in IVS QMS system


Dispatch either with an IVS-designated driver or a courier

Benefits of IVS’s block valve services:

  • Extended valve service life

  • Reduced waste in line with the circular economy and environmental targets

  • Fast turnaround service aimed at supporting customers’ preventative maintenance (PV) programmes and insurance inspection dates.

  • Increased plant reliability and safety levels

  • Reduced costs and downtime

  • Repair and service block valve models from all major manufacturers, including:

We are focused on helping customers align to the circular economy.

  • Audco
  • Avk
  • Blakeborough
  • Crane
  • Dezurik
  • Firsa
  • Fisher
  • Fivi
  • Flowseal
  • Glenfield
  • Heaton
  • Hopkinsons
  • Isl
  • Lvf
  • Peter Smith
  • Saunders
  • Shaw
  • TK Valves
  • Tomoe
  • Triangle
  • Velan
  • Worcester
  • Gestra

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