We have long been recognised as a competitive, reliable and efficient supplier of manual and actuated valves to a diverse spectrum of the industry. At our purpose-built head office and national distribution centre in Manchester, we carry extensive stocks of high quality, fully certified ball, gate, globe and check valves, high performance butterfly valves and diaphragm
At Ashworth, customer service is paramount, so we have regionally focused, highly skilled sales teams. Both of our internal and external sales personnel are process valve specialists with many years of experience. Our team of specialists provide an overnight delivery service to customers in the UK.
We also offer an in-house actuation/instrumentation package which is monitored in accordance with our ISO9001:2000 quality assurance plan.
A wide range of specialist valves supplied to suit a magnitude of extreme applications such as:
- Cryogenic Service.
- High Temperature Service.
- Abrasive Media Service.
- Slurry Isolation.
- High Cycling Duties.
- Vacuum Applications.
- Degreased Products for Oxygen Service.
- NACE Specification Valves for Sour Gas Service.
- High Purity Valves for Pharmaceutical Applications.
- Ball Valves.
- Ball Valves (Lined).
- Gate, Globe and Check Valves.
- Diaphragm Valves Butterfly Valves.
We also specialise in the stock holding of carbon steel pipe and fittings, to meet the requirements of oil refineries, petrochemical plants, gas plants, power stations and their contractors and their fabricators. Operating within Ashworth is a specialist market-focused team, whose expertise covers both the customer and the manufacturing sectors of the business. The team are always on hand to offer help and specialist advice, and can also provide fast delivery to any location in the UK.
- APL/ A106 HFS pipe – up to 600mm (24″).
- A333 low temperature pipe – up to 400mm (16″) API.
- 5L HFI pipe – up to 600mm (24″).
- API SL SAW pipe – from 600mm (24″) to 1200mm (48″).
- BS3799, 3000, 6000 PSI fittings – up to 600mm (24″).
- BSI640/ANSI B16.9 weld fittings.
- 600mm (24″) BS1560/ANSI B16.5 flanges – up to 600mm (24″).
- ASIM A350 LF2 flanges – up to 600mm (24″).
- Stainless steel tube, fittings and flanges.
- Hygienic tube and fittings.
- WPL6 low temperature fittings.
Hot finished seamless carbon steel tubes in accordance with API 5L Grade B and X40 supplied to product specification level 1 (PSL1).
Also in accordance with ATSM A106 Grade B/ASME SA 106 and NACE MR 01-75.
The chemical composition shall comply with the requirements of API 5L Grade B/X42 and A106/SA 106 Grade B. The following instructions shall be imposed: C 0.20% max Mn 1.15% max Si 0.10% min P 0.030% max S 0.010% max CEV 0.41% max (long formula).
The mechanical properties shall comply with the requirements of API 5L Grade B/X42 and A106/SA 106 Grade B with the following restrictions: Yield Strength 289 N/sq mm (min) Tensile Strength 415 N/sq mm (min).
Tubes shall be in the hot finished condition and be free from lose mill scale.
Lengths and Finish
Tube lengths will be stated in the purchase order and are to be supplied as either: All “SRL” diameters are 5-7 meters, all “DRL” diameters are 10-12 meters or pipe ends are to be finished in accordance with API 5L (uti 1½ “NB square cut, 2” NB and above with walls < = 22mm: bevelled 30 Deg + 5 Deg - 0 Deg).
The tubes shall be subject to the test required by API 5L and A106/SA 106. The following shall be carried out as a minimum: a) Visual inpection b) Tensile test c) Flattening test d) Hydraulic test.
The tubes shall be certified in accordance with API 5L Grade B/X42 and ASTM A 106 Grade B/ASME SA 106 Grade B. All test certificates should carry a statement of conformance to NACE MR 01-75. All test certification should also deal the Ashworth Product code.
Tubes shall be externally coated with air drying varnish.
Each tube shall be marked, irrespective of API 5L Grade B/X42 and ASTM A 106 Grade B/ASME SA 106 Grade B plus cost numbers and item numbers.