ORBINOX Knife Gate Valves for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (ADR)

ORBINOX obtains the approval certificate EN 14432:2014

This certificate indicates that the EX model knife gate valve is suitable for tanks intended for the transport of liquid chemicals and liquified gases.

EN 14432 requirements are very restrictive regarding valve tightness after high number of cycles, and EX knife gate valve successfully passed this specific type test which includes several air and water tightness tests.

Moreover, in the specific case of Italy, ORBINOX EX knife gate valve has also been certified with the EN 14432 and the qualification of the production process according to ISO9001 by the Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Transporti.

After receiving the visit of two auditors from the Italian Ministry of Transport and after checking that the valves performed according to the requested ranks, ORBINOX got the certificate of approval for the following valves:

Body materialDNSeat materialPSM (bar)Temperature
14408 (CF8M)DN 50 - DN 300EPDM4-20ºC - 50ºC
DN 50 - DN 250Viton
DN 80 - DN 250NBR
0.7040 (GJS-400-15)DN 100 - DN 150EPDM4


The EX model knife gate valve is a uni-directional wafer valve designed for general industrial service applications. The design of the body and seat assures non-clogging shutoff on suspended solids.
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11 März 2020