Iris Valve Versatility

In-house Laser Cutting to Fit Your System

Industry: Pharmaceutical 

The problem:

  • Our customer required a large diameter Slimflex Iris valve to handle salt in their system. The required size fell outside of our standard range.
  • The valve would be installed in a pharmaceutical system, necessitating that all components be hygienic and suitable for use in this environment.

The requirement:

  • To provide a Slimflex valve of the required size, constructed with high quality, hygienic components.

The solution:

  • Our design team developed a Ø500mm Slimflex which was laser cut in-house in 316L stainless steel before being assembled by our skilled team, utilising an FDA approved, food grade nylon sleeve.

The result:

  • The final product was food safe and will not cause contamination within the highly hygienic environment.

Working in collaboration, creating tailored solutions, engineered to match your system.

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What our customers say

"I wanted to congratulate the entire team at Rotolok on the initial sales consultation, after sales support, technical documentation and most importantly the quality and reliability of your finished product. Notably the two ATEX certified rotary valves we bought from you last year have been faultless!" Rob Rogers, Technical Director, Gough Engineering
"You delivered the first 2 rotary valves in around 3 weeks, which was not only 1 week sooner than you quoted me, but an impressive 17 weeks faster than I was quoted by a competitor of yours!!” Richard Stanton, RAS Extraction Ltd
“I would like to take this opportunity to express my thanks to every staff member at Rotolok for their sincere support throughout. I would definitely recommend Rotolok to be considered on our future projects where advice is sought” Mechanical Engineer, Multi-National Project Management Consultancy
"We have been working with Rotolok for many years, throughout we have been overwhelmed with the product quality and especially the communication." General Manager, Major OEM Supplier, Lithuania
“The RotoFlex Valves arrived today and I could not be happier with them!” James Saker, Maintenance Technician at DDW, The Color House
“You may not know this but I bought twenty 250 drop through seals from Dan McCauley when he first started up in the mid to late 70’s. I think I picked them up from his home near Gatwick- they are still running perfectly!!” Duncan Marston, Former Director at C Marston and Sons (Now known as Heygates, Icklingham)
"Thank you so much for the prompt response and great support as always!” Multinational Consumer Goods Manufacturer
"I was really happy about the service and the fast responses I received.” Mischa Ruf, Process Engineer, Ingelia
"The specification was exactly as ordered and the Rotolok valve worked very well in every moment of production. We appreciate the interest to deliver the perfect product for our application." Alessandro Gonzalez, Mechanical Designer, IRIS S.R.L, Italy