Hy-Lok Purge Valves: The Top Choice for the Natural Gas Industry

At Hy-Lok, we are committed to providing the highest-quality products for fluid and gas systems in several industries across Canada. Since 1977, we have serviced the natural gas industry by delivering superior-grade valves, fittings, and other components. If you’re seeking a new purge valve for a natural gas application, we provide the best on the market.

Below, we’ll discuss purge valves and their role in natural gas systems, their features, and why Hy-Lok’s products are the best choice for outfitting fluid systems. Keep reading to learn more!

The Role of Purge Valves in Natural Gas Systems

Purge valves are used in natural gas systems to safely release gas and regulate pressure while the system is active. They protect pump bearings from corrosion that can result from contact with natural gas. They also remove moisture, contaminants, and excess air from pipelines and/or equipment while performing maintenance, starting the equipment, and shutting it down.

Overall, these valves are essential to natural gas systems, as they help maintain their equipment’s performance, safety, and reliability.

What to Consider Before Purchasing

When selecting a fitting or valve for your natural gas system, consider the temperature, pressure, and fluid properties these instruments must withstand. 

At Hy-Lok, our purge valves are manufactured with high-quality materials, including stainless steel, brass, and carbon steel. Before selecting the right valve, it’s important to consider the following features:

Pressure Rating

Our Hy-Lok carbon steel and brass valves have pressure ratings of up to 3000 psi, while the stainless steel valves have up to 10,000 psi ratings.

Temperature Rating

Stainless steel valves have a temperature rating from -65F to 6000F (-54C to 315C), carbon steel from -65F to 400F (-54C to 204C), and brass from -20F to 350F (-29C to 177C).

Size Range

Our purge valves come in sizes ranging from 1/8 to 1/2 for various tubing and piping systems.

To prevent potential safety hazards, your purge valve’s metal or metal alloy must also be compatible with the liquid pumped through your fluid system. If you’re unsure whether the substance in your gas system will work with our valve materials, view our Fluid Compatibility Guide

If you have further questions about other features and components of our purge valve selection, contact our team of experts for additional information.

Why Hy-Lok is the Best Choice for Purge Valves in the Gas Industry

Hy-Lok’s purge valves are designed to be interchangeable with connectors, fittings, and other manufacturer components in an effort to simplify the installation process for our customers. You can maintain your current system inventory, and rest assured that your new purge valve will work alongside your existing instruments.

Our focus is on manufacturing high-quality components that enhance the safety, performance, and reliability of fluid systems. We take active steps to ensure our natural gas purge valves are tested and certified before you even receive them and at a cost-effective price. 

Contact us today to learn more about our purge valves, fittings, connectors, and other specialty-grade components, or visit our website’s Products page