Mining & Minerals Product Review July/August 2018

1 ISSN 2219-0880 R133.00 NEW PRODUCTS • DEVELOPMENTS • TECHNOLOGY • INNOVATIONS VOL 11 NO 3 BRINGING BUYER AND SUPPLIER TOGETHER July | August 2018 If it’s not Inval, it’s not Invincible By Invincible Valves | Photos by Invincible Valves Invincible Valves has its own range of valves suitable for different uses in the mining industry – the Inval range. The Inval range comprises ball valves, butterfly valves, RSV gate valves and non-return valves. Ball valves are used to control Invincible Valves. indicator to determine if the valve is product in our range with a couple actively involved directly with the Butterfly valves are used for in the open or closed position. more to follow,” explains Du Plessis. manufacturer to ensure that our quality Most of the valves are considered standards are maintained at all times.” flow of water, oil and or gas. closing mechanism takes the form direction valves, which ensure that to be a commodity item in the of a disc situated in the valve body the media can only travel in a single mining industry, which means that Quality and aftersales service itself. direction, to prevent backflow into some changes to the development Due to the media and elements within “We stock a range of one-piece, regulating or isolating flow. The Non-return valves are one two-piece and three-piece valves RSV gate valves 665 with a pipes and pumps. “The Inval ball, and manufacturing of the valves the design of the plant that uses the in 304 and 316 stainless steel as rising spindle are used for water, butterfly and non-return valves was necessary. “The valves are valves, it is difficult to estimate the life well as cast iron,” explains Pam slurry, mining and municipal works. have been in our range for the past manufactured in PRC [People's span of the valves when used regularly du Plessis, managing director at This is a robust valve with a visual 10 years. The gate valve is a new Republic of China] where we are in the mining industry. However, Du Continued on page 10 PAGE 1 FEATURE Cover story feature If it’s not Inval, it’s not Invincible 18 Events and Exhibitions Record breaking Rustenburg expo PAGE 2 6 10 19 21 PRODUCTS  Health and Safety Management Mining and Engineering Sustainability Transport / Mobility The Inval range of valves from Invincible Valves is ideal for various uses in the mining industry. www.miningandminerals.co.za | Interact with your industry July | August 2018 • Mining & Minerals Product Review