Assembly of the First HBGV

DSCF2769The first of five pre-production severe service control valves is prepared for flow testing and field trials. From the 3-D printed patterns for the internals to the rigorous CNC machining of the Body and Hub, the manufacturing process was complex. Eight contractors were coordinated by VSI to produce the valve in three months.

This video records the moment the HBGV came to life: Control Valve Actuates