Thermoplastic Valves : A good alternative to metallic valves?


Matt KingGeneral Manager - UK & USA - SAFI Valves

Time & Location

Wednesday: 13.15 to 13.30, Stage 3

About this presentation

An overview of thermoplastic valves, the market, the practical benefits versus metallic valves, thermoplastic valve materials, thermoplastic abrasion resistance, valve types, international standards, test and control standards, shell tests, directives and certifications, future thermoplastics developments, conclusion.

Speaker Bio

Matt King has worked in the industrial water treatment market for over 10 years before using his technical and sales knowledge to join the industrial valves market in 2018. Matt is the Managing Director of SAFI Valves in the UK which represents the UK market and also has geographical responsibility over the USA market. Matt is a an active member of the BVAA (British Valve and Actuator Association) and represents the thermoplastics valve industry on the BSi Standards board.