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L&T's valves facility in Coimbatore secures ASME 'N' and 'NPT' Certification Print E-mail
Written by Vijay   
Thursday, 24 February 2011
Mumbai: Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) valves facility in Coimbatore has received the the coveted ‘N’ and ‘NPT’ stamp from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). L&T is the first Indian manufacturer of industrial valves to receive these certifications.

With this achievement L&T joins the exclusive group of manufacturers authorized to supply valves for nuclear power in the global arena. L&T already has a strong presence in the Indian nuclear power industry. Valves supplied by L&T are in operation in nuclear installations across the country as well as major thermal power plants.

L&T is also a key supplier of industrial valves to the global majors in oil & gas and power.

The company's Coimbatore valves facility focuses on high-end valves for nuclear and thermal power. It received the certificates of authorization from ASME on 18 January 2011. The state-of-the-art valves plant is a part of L&T’s high-tech manufacturing hub in Coimbatore. The facility also houses a design office and R&D lab equipped to carry out functional qualification tests of nuclear valves.

The product range includes high-pressure valves in ASME class up to 4500. The plant boasts the latest in manufacturing technology and has in-house capability to carry out high-pressure high-temperature endurance tests.

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