Lapping Safety Valves

Kemet Diamond Lapping machines are ideally suited for lapping and repairing safety valves. The safety valve seat can be easily and reproducible be lapped in under 5 minutes using our diamond technology. Flat parts are produced meaning that there will be no seal leakage.The process can be applied to almost any material including bronze, stainless steel etc.

safety valve disc

safety valve

Using Kemet diamond lapping machines, you can lap the Disc and the Seating Surface.

  1. Disassemble the Safety Valve.
  2. Remove the Disc and lap on a Kemet diamond lapping machine equipped with Kemet XP plate and Kemet liquid diamond 6 Micron standard concentration.
  3. If the Seating surface can be removed, remove and lap using a Kemet diamond lapping machine equipped with Kemet XP plate and Kemet liquid diamond 6 Micron standard concentration. If the seating surface can not be removed, use a Kemet valve lapping kit to lap the seating surface in situ.

lapping valve kit

lapping valves