Fire Safe Ball Valve

Valvesonly Europe stand out as a reliable Fire Safe Ball Valve manufacturer in Germany and Italy. We supply to Munich, Hamburg and Leipzig.

What is a Fire safe ball valve?

Fire-safe ball valves are the types of ball  valves that are designed to lower the  downstream leakages and any form of emissions in the event of a fire at high temperatures. Certain design and testing regulations apply to fire-safe ball valves. Fire-safe ball valves can be controlled manually using a hand wheel or by an actuator. The actuators for fire-safe ball valves might be electric or pneumatic. These valves must be constructed with materials that can handle high temperatures such as stainless steel.

How does it operate?
A fire-safe ball valve functions similarly to a regular ball valve, but is engineered to maintain functioning and integrity even in the presence of severe heat or flame. Here’s how it usually works:

  1. Design: A fire-safe ball valve is built using materials and design elements that can resist high temperatures. Common materials include stainless steel, brass, and heat-resistant alloys. The valve is often equipped with a fire-resistant or fire-safe seat and seals.
  2. Ball and Seals: Like a typical ball valve, it is made out of a hollow, perforated, pivoting ball with a hole (port) in the middle. When the valve is open, then it lines up with the flow route, allowing fluid to pass through. When the valve closes, the ball rotates.
  3. Fire-Safe Design: A fire-safe ball valve’s principal distinguishing feature is its ability to preserve sealing integrity in the event of a fire. This is often accomplished by a combination of design characteristics, which include:
  • Fire-resistant seals: The valve’s seals are designed to withstand extreme temperatures and preserve their sealing qualities.
  • Secondary metal-to-metal sealing: In addition to the primary elastomeric seals, fire-safe ball valves frequently include secondary metal-to-metal seals to offer backup sealing in the event that the primary seals fail under intense heat.
  1. Testing and Certification: Fire-safe ball valves are often subjected to rigorous testing to assure their functionality under fire circumstances. This can involve fire endurance testing, high-temperature cycling tests, and pressure tests. Additionally, these valves are frequently certified to fulfill specific industrial standards for fire safety, such as API 607 or ISO 10497.

Benefits of using Fire Safe Ball Valve:

Using fire-safe ball valves improves safety by retaining integrity and functionality even under high temperatures or fires, lowering the danger of catastrophic failure in important applications such as oil refineries, chemical plants, and gas pipelines.

You can trust Valvesonly Europe for prompt delivery and unmatched service as your Fire Safe ball valve manufacturer in Germany and Italy. We are committed to efficiently addressing our clients’ needs.


Body materials: SS304, SS316, WCB, CF8,CF8M,CF3M

Operation: Manual, Pneumatic, Electrical, Gear operated

Ends Connection: Threaded, socket welded, flanged, Butt Weld.

Size: ¼”-48”.

Class: 150-2500, PN25 to PN450

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