Custom Solutions For Backflow Prevention

backflow prevention Valves

Challenge: Addressing fuel line backflow in industrial equipment
A major industrial equipment manufacturer encountered significant challenges with fuel line backflow in their forklift tractors, prompting a search for a more effective valve solution to prevent operational disruptions.

Solution: Engineers design tailored solution
In collaboration with The Specialty Manufacturing Company’s engineering team, a tailored valve solution was developed over a three-month period. Various options, including ball check valve prototypes and modified brass check valves, were explored to address cost and functionality concerns. The final design involved modifying a standard valve model to precisely fit the specific application footprint. Key enhancements involved integrating a regulating spring for valve activation, customizing barbed inlet and outlet ends, and nickel plating for increased durability and improved performance.

Benefits: Optimal functionality and durability
The customized valve solution effectively addressed the backflow issues, leading to long-term cost savings by reducing warranty repairs. Specialty Manufacturing’s expertise in fluid transfer systems and precision engineering ensured optimal functionality and durability optimizing the performance of the forklift tractors.

The partner of choice for tailored solutions
At The Specialty Manufacturing Company, we pride ourselves on tackling projects that other manufacturers shy away from. Our wide range of in-house capabilities allows for complete visibility and collaboration throughout every phase of design and production. Our experienced team of experts are here to make your ideas a reality, making us the partner of choice.

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