Pressure Testing

Burst Testing – United Valve

Hydrotesting large valveAt United Valve, we can perform burst testing with water at pressures up to 40,000 psi. Burst testing with gas can also be performed underwater if required—and if that degree of excitement can be handled by the test witnesses!

Due to the availability of other more sophisticated test methods, as well as computer FEA analysis, burst testing is a rarity for valves. However, burst testing is still a common practice for fitting manufacturers.