Generally, penstocks are used for the isolation and control of the flow of liquid in a wide variety of applications, including:
IBS can manufacture penstocks in a number of grades of stainless steel according to the intended application. Grades of stainless steel that we use range from 1.4301 (304), e.g for inland applications, through to 4.4410 (super duplex) for submerged sea water projects.
There are many options that should be considered when assessing a penstock application.
We will consider all of the following when we assess your penstock enquiry, as each one can influence the design and type of penstock you require for your project:
IBS can supply penstocks that are suitable for a wide variety of applications including high water heads, special mounting requirements (e.g. sidewall fixing) and curved invert sections to suit sewer locations.
Our penstocks are manufactured in stainless steel BS EN 10088 grades 1.4301 (304) or 1.4401 (316), with the specific material being selected according to client specification and/or the environment in which the penstock will be installed.
We are also able to supply penstocks on quick turnaround from our stocked warehouse in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. These penstocks have the following specification:
In 2016, the company ‘penstocks.de’ became a member of the IBS Group and immediately expanded the IBS sales network, experience and range of products. The addition of penstocks.de to the Group has significantly increased global sales of IBS penstocks and we continue to improve our products for the benefit of our customers.