FORT VALE - Specialised Stainless Steel Valves & Tank Equipment

Fort Vale is known throughout the world as a manufacturer of quality, precision made stainless steel products and leads the way in innovation, design and safety whilst working closely with regulatory bodies to ensure that they manufacture the best product in its class every time.

The company goal is not only to be the preferred supplier of new OEM equipment but also the premier after-sales  supplier for spares. To this end Fort Vale has offices and stock in the UK, USA, Holland, Singapore, South Africa, China and Russia, as well as authorised distributors located around the world


Fort Vale owns self-sufficient manufacturing facilities, having total control over all manufacturing processes from foundry to testing. From initial research and development to the final product, Fort Vale can supply quality equipment, both standard and bespoke to meet with each client’s requirements. 

Fort Vale’s standard equipment portfolio includes: manways & hatches, airline valves, safety relief devices, top & bottom discharge valves, butterfly valves, ball valves, dry disconnect couplers and the associated ancillaries and fittings.

Accreditation standards include ISO 9001:2008, IMDG, ADR, AAR, RID, ASME 'U' Stamp, PED Module D & H.

Industries: Tank Containers, Road Tankers, Rail tanks, Non-Refrigerated Liquefied Gas Tanks, Powder Tanks, Nuclear, API 1004 Fuel Transfer.

Pressure / Vacuum Relief Valves

Ensuring tank air pressure & vacuum remains within a controlled range thus preventing tank explosion or implosion. 

Commonly used in the Road Tanker & Isotainer Tank markets, but also used on various other tank applications both in the industrial and marine environments.

Discharge Valves

Designed for maximum safety and controlled discharge of liquid products on any tank based application.

The valves can be manufactured and assembled into a number of configurations including manual operated, pneumatic, heated as well as made in special materials upon request.


Fort Vale's range of stainless steel manlids are used in various applications throughout the petrochemical industry including tank farms, road tanker & isotainer applications.  All manlids are manufactured to EN14025 standards.  Neck rings available in Stainless steel as well as Carbon steel if requested.

We also offer custom manlid design in specialist steels such as Duplex and Molybdenum for specialist applications.  Certifications such as PED or ASME U stamp available on request for boiler and pressure vessal applications.

Butterfly & Ball Valves

With a wide range of precision made Butterfly & Ball Valves, Fort Vale is the top choice for tank owners when it comes to reliability, safety and serviceability.

Also available in alternative steel materials, pneumatically driven and special linings such as PTFE.

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