Specialty & Ball Valve Engineering, Inc.Specialty & Ball Valve Engineering, Inc.
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SBVE high pressure valves are available with a wide range of commercial or military grade air, electro-mechanical or hydraulic actuators.

Pneumatic Actuators
Energized by shop air or bottled gas. Solenoid operated.
Optional Features:
Position Switches
Potentiometer for continuous position indication
Adjustable stroke limiter
Double acting or spring return
Fail-safe positioning
Manual override

Electro-Mechanical Actuators
Aerospace, marine or industrial types for quiet, compact, lightweight operation.
Optional Features/Optional Actuators:
Choice of many AC or DC voltages
NEMA 4 (weatherproof) enclosures
NEMA 7/9 (explosion proof) enclosures
Up to 4 extra limit switches
Potentiometer for continuous position indication
Variable speed control (2-50 seconds)
Fail-safe positioning
Thermal Overload protection
Space heater for cold or damp locations
Manual override

Ema Family
(Electro-Mechanically Actuated)

(L) Same valve w/ full servo control system. Rate and position programmable to minimize opening turbulence and noise
(R) Simple 2 Position, 1/2 inch bore, 5 ksi valve, 28 VDC w/overtravel limit switches
(M) High torque EMA (motor and gearbox - no valve), 21,000 inch-pounds torque capacity
(85 pounds as shown)


21,000 EMA w/Titanium test Shaft & Load Wheel

FEA analysis used to minimize weights

  • Shaft = 6.5 lbs
  • Wheel = 9.5 lbs
  • SBVE offers FEA analysis as contract service


5ksi Air Valves

  • Body size is 10 x 10 x 10 inches
  • Top laded w/bolt-on flanges
  • Manual and air actuated versions

3-To-1 Manual Gearbox On

2 inch Valve

  • 6000 PSI Helium service.
  • One piece body w/NASA style flanges
  • Equipped with interior "Bleed" circuit to allow pressure equalization

Air Operated Ball Valve

  • 100 psi shop air controls 5ksi mini-ball valve

Select the best features for your application and then contact an SBVE applications engineer who will help you specify the right actuator for your job.

Note: SBVE will assist you in the critical task of system design to assure safe, trouble-free performance. However, materials selection, compatibility, adequate ratings, proer installation, operation and maintenance are ultimately the responsibility of the customer and end user.


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Specialty & Ball Valve Engineering, Inc. SBVE
1322 Bell Ave. Suite 1-J Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-258-SBVE(7283)   Email: govtinfo@earthlink.net