Quality & Testing

We will strive to offer you the best possible service, and bring you the highest quality products.
The quality of our products and services is the main goal: we do this through a total commitment to continuous improvement of our processes and investments in staff, training, facilities, equipments, software and business practices.

The main quality certifications OMB Valves S.p.A. achieved are:

  • ISO 9001 since 1990
  • Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU Annex III Module H
  • ATEX 2014/34/EU
  • API 6A
  • API 6D
  • API 6DSS
  • API 602
  • SIL Level II and Level III for ball valves again with TUV.

Internal qualified personnel:

  • Penetrant Test, Ultrasonic Test, Leak Test, Magnetic Test and Visual Test according to ISO 9712
  • Penetrant Test, Ultrasonic Test, Leak Test, Magnetic Test and Visual Test according to SNT-TC-1A

Test capabilities on valves:

  • Hydraulic-pneumatic test according to API 6A, API598, API 6D, API 6DSS
  • Low-temperature / cryogenic gas test with more than 24 bays up to 30"
  • High-pressure gas test in special build bunkers
  • High-temperature test
  • SubSea test in hyperbaric chamber
  • Fugitive Emissions test according to ISO 15848-1 and ISO 15848-2
  • Fugitive Emissions test according to API 624
  • Functional test with torque measurement from 0 to 300.000 Nm
  • Vacuum test
  • Bellows Seal performance test API602-ISO15761

Non Destructive Examinations include:

  • Dimensional control
  • Dye penetrant (PT)
  • Magnetic particle (MT) examination (dry, wet or fluorescent methods done by yoke or prods)
  • Ultrasonic test (UT)
  • PMI using SpectroTest CCD
  • Ferrite check using Ferritoscope instrument
  • Electronic profilometer instrument to measure roughness
  • Paint test (WFT, DFT, holiday, adhesion, MEK, …)

Destructive tests conducted in external qualified laboratories:

  • Mechanical tests, hardness test and Impact Test down to -196 °C
  • Chemical analysis
  • Corrosion tests
  • Macro and Micro examinations
  • Ferrite check according to E562
  • Paint test (pull-off, …)

Our quality targets are met through the selection of high quality suppliers in the domestic market and controls carried out by our through qualified NDE operators, skilled Quality Control inspectors and Quality Control professional.
We invested in a wide selection of the last generation inspection and test equipments to allow us to guarantee the highest quality control levels both in the manufacturing processes and in the final product. 



API 602
Cert no.0051

Cert.no. 0778

Cert no.0036

Cert. no. 0286





SIL II-III certified

ISO 9001


ISO 15848



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