Being part of the proven KÜHME high-performance valve series for industrial applications, the valve type KVH is used in any application area for which the quick and safe shut-off of liquid fuels is required. The electro-pneumatically controlled quick-closing valve sets standards in regards to service life and reliability even in the most demanding applications.

Application areas

  • Quick acting safety shut-off valve for liquid fuels, oil burners and oil-burning appliances with EC-Type-Examination (Module B) in acc. with PED
  • Automatic shut-off valve in pipe systems in accordance with DIN EN 746-2 Industrial thermo-processing equipment
  • As a control element for the fuel mass flow rate to control the combustion performance according to
    DIN EN 12 952-8 para. 4.4.1
  • Combustion systems for liquid and gaseous fuels in accordance with DIN EN 12 953-7
  • Pipe systems for liquid media and fuels in all industrial sectors
Nominal size: DN 50 to DN 300
Operating pressure: max. 40.0 bar g
Operating temperature: max. + 180°C


  • Closing time < 1 second
  • High safety level through zero leakage
  • Pressure balanced design for high differential pressures
  • Heavy duty design for high amount of operating cycles
  • High-performance valve with a long service life

The quick-closing valve is actuated by a pneumatic actuator with a solenoid control valve. Automatic quick-closing is carried out by the installed spring force in less than 1 second. The valve cone with soft sealing guarantees absolute tightness (leakage rate A in acc. with EN 12266-1).

Technical features

Valve body: Globe valve body made of forged or cast steel
Seat sealing system: Soft sealing: PTFE, NBR or FKM, valve seat cladded with stainless steel
Stem sealing: Automatic  sealing set from special compound with secondary sealing and test connection G 1/8
Actuator type: Integral KÜHME pneumatic piston actuator for linear movement with fail close function by means of spring force, controlled via electro-pneumatic 3/2-way solenoid valve
Process connection: Alternatively with welding ends or flange connection, both available in EN or ANSI design
Special features:
  • Type-tested valve in acc. with PED, test base DIN EN ISO 23553-1
  • Closing time less than 1 second
  • Sealing system certified in acc. with Clean Air Guidelines (TA-Luft) / ISO 15 848-1
  • Valve optionally available in ATEX design
  • Valve optionally available in SIL design, certified SIL 2
  • Optionally available with adjustable (5 to 20 sec.) hydraulic opening delay and throttling plug for smooth start-up (see type KVH/R)
  • Optionally available as quick-opening valve with set function fail open (see type KVH/O)
  • Optionally available in high temperature design for operating temperatures of up to +225°C (see type KVH/HT)
  • Optionally available as entirely pre-mounted quick closing valve combination (double block valve assembly)
  • Available in special design with electro-hydraulic actuator system
  • Available also as customised valve solution for extreme operating conditions and special applications - We are looking forward to answer your questions!