Process Valve Networking Monitoring and Control


K Controls products for sub-sea use are used to accurately monitor the position of on/off or modulating valves.

Applications where the products are used include rig positioning, sub-sea emergency shut down or manifold valves and tanker loading or balancing.

Enclosures are available in a range of materials including carbon steel, 316L stainless steel, 254SMO stainless steel (20%Cr -18%Ni-6%Mo), Duplex 2205 and Super Duplex.

Surface coatings of the carbon steel and 316L stainless units include NORSOK M501 Rev 6 System 7B (Sub-sea) paint

Most units are designed for depths to 150 metres and special pressure balanced units are available for depths to 2500 metres.

A variety of hermetically sealed solid state or reed style proximity switches can be fitted together with 4-20mA, HART®, PROFIBUS® or FOUNDATION™ fieldbus position transmitters.

The option of component redundancy is available.

ATEX 11 2 G Ex ia and Ex d certification is an option should the unit be required for intermittent submersion in a hazardous area.

A standard M20 or ˝” NPT conduit entry is provided. Alternatively the base can be machined to accept a customer specified sub-sea connector or cable penetrator.

A reference list of clients that use K Controls products for sub-sea applications is available on request.


 Sub-sea HART® Valve Position Transmitter   NORSOK M501 R6 System 7B finish

         DUPLEX and SUPER DUPLEX                Sub-sea HART® Valve Position Transmitters