Preventing failure-free backflow of media presents a major challenge for check valves in the chemical process industry. Due to the mechanical and chemical stress, the valves are subjected to considerable wear and tear. The new generation of check valves from GF Piping Systems is the perfect example of how an innovative valve concept can eliminate this problem, as proven in use in the chemical treatment industry.
GF Piping Systems, one of the three corporate groups of the Georg Fischer Corporation headquartered in Schaffhausen/Switzerland, is a leading supplier of plastic and metal piping systems with a global market presence. Customers benefit from a complete range of system products, which comprises pipes, fittings and valves, suitable jointing technologies and optimal measurement and control instrumentation as well as comprehensive support and services.
The company serves diverse applications and industries, such as building technology, chemical process industry, food and beverage, microelectronics, shipbuilding, water and gas supply as well as water treatment. In the chemical process industry, the focus lies on chemicals manufacturing, chemicals trade and surface treatment. Water treatment is another key focal point of GF Piping Systems.