Since 1936, CLA-VAL has produced the world’s highest quality automatic control valves for a diverse array of industries. Established in South Pasadena with just five employees, CLA-VAL moved to its present home, a twenty-acre property in Costa Mesa, California in 1954. The Costa Mesa facility, which serves as the worldwide headquarters, features an in-house foundry as well as a manufacturing operation with more than four-acres under roof.
CLA-VAL’s automatic control valves are specifically designed to meet the requirements of water utility systems, greatly improving supply and distribution system efficiency. Our valves have been tested and shown to be in compliance with industry lead content requirements. Please see Certifications & Approvals for more information.
CLA-VAL electronic control valves combine the efficiency of hydraulic control with advanced technology electronics to provide the optimum SCADA remote control solution.
Our retrofittable electronic accessories further enhance the functionality of your Automatic Control Valves, providing you with unparalleled control and superior performance.
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Fire Protection Products
Cla-Val fire protection products provide highly accurate and reliable service in the most critical of applications. Known for dependability and superior performance, Cla-Val fire protection products can be found in nearly any type of facility on or off shore, including oil platforms, FPSOs, refineries, power plants, chemical storage facilities, mines, tunnels, aviation facilities, high-rise office and residential buildings, hospitals and historic landmarks.
- Cla-Val Automatic Breach Control Valves are specifically designed for use in high-rise buildings to prevent catastrophic failure of fire system piping in the event of a line break.
- Cla-Val’s hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic deluge valves are your best defense against fires at installations with highly flammable materials.
- Our fire pump pressure relief valves and pump suction control valves are the first choice when seeking optimal control in fire pump applications.
Cla-Val fire products are UL and ULC listed and have Factory Mutual approval along with many other industry Certifications and Approvals. Our products are suitable for fresh water and seawater service, and are available in a wide range of materials, including exotic materials such as Nickel Aluminum Bronze, Super Duplex Stainless Steel and Titanium. Click here to see a tour of our foundries and manufacturing facility
No matter how challenging your requirements are, Cla-Val has the fire protection product you need to protect lives and property.
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CLA-VAL marine products are designed to meet the exacting requirements of military and commercial shipboard applications. Their rugged construction and top quality materials help to ensure long life, minimal maintenance and precision service. All products for critical application on US Navy and Coast Guard vessels have undergone shock and vibration testing.
Our automatic control valves are utilized in nearly all of the US Navy’s shipboard magazine sprinkler and AFFF fire fighting systems. These valves have been relied on by the military for nearly 70 years to protect its personnel in the event of an onboard disaster.
On aircraft carriers, Cla-Val products are used in aircraft fueling and defueling, while other valves control fuel from storage tanks to the flight deck. Additional shipboard applications include cross connection control lubricating oil pressure control. Specially designed CLA-VAL pressure reducing and pressure relief valves are used seawater systems. Further applications include flow control, solenoid control, countermeasure washdown, ballasting/deballasting and void filling.
For Marine Product Sales, please contact Ms. Terry Compton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.942.6326. For product consultation, contact our Marine Product Engineering Specialist, Robert Nunamann at email@example.com or 973.948.3711.
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Ground Fueling Products
Cla-Val control valves, fueling nozzles, pressure couplers and ground fueling accessories play a vital role in fuel handling systems for both commercial and military aviation. Our extensive experience, innovative engineering and use of advanced technology have set the standard for automatic control valves and fueling equipment in the aviation industry. Cla-Val Nozzles and associated equipment are installed at nearly every US military air force base throughout the world. Our commercial ground fueling products can be found at major and regional airports around the globe.
Applications include control of fuel at receiving facilities, storage tanks, fuel/water separation stations, distribution/circulation systems, mobile refueling trucks and aircraft hot refueling. From hydrant to aircraft, our proven design, based on more than 20 years of successful usage in military and civilian fueling applications, assures maximum flow and optimal performance of Cla-Val ground fueling products.
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Industrial and Wastewater Products
For decades, Cla-Val automatic control valves have provided dependable service in industrial and wastewater applications throughout the world. All of our products are factory tested to ensure unequaled quality and precision service under the most severe operating conditions.
Our versatile automatic control valve can be customized to meet the demands of virtually any industrial fluid handling or wastewater application, including chilled water systems, level control, surge control, pressure regulation, electronic control, backflow protection and a multitude of other special purposes.
Cla-Val pinch valves, air release valves and check valves are manufactured in broad range of materials and configurations to meet the rigors of industrial and wastewater applications.
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