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Strainers & Filters | Quick Opening Closures

Posted in Strainers & Filters

Quick Opening Closures offer access to Strainer & Filter vessels as a means of safely & quickly accessing Strainer Baskets or Filter Cartridges for the purpose of replacement and/or cleaning. Quick Opening Closures save a considerable amount of time in comparison to Blind Flange or Swing Bolt type closures. Closures can be provided to suit most pressure, temperature and size requirements. A range of materials such as carbon steel, stainless steel, duplex and super duplex as materials of construction are available. 

HORIZON Industrial is the Authorised Distributor in Australia and New Zealand for the Stark Solutions range of Quick Opening Closures.

Typical Quick Opening Closure types include:

Quick Opening closures Stark

The selection criteria for Quick Opening Closures is usually based around a range of operating considerations such as:

  • Frequency of operation
  • Size of pipeline
  • Operational hazard levels
  • Operating Pressure &Temperature
  • Type of pigging operation i.e. process or inspection
  • Flow Media
  • Design Codes and Standards applicable
  • Level of operator Safety required
  • Ease of operation
  • Type of Pipeline Pigs being employed
  • Ongoing maintenance and spare parts requirements
  • Location of Pig Launchers & Receivers



HORIZON Industrial provides advice on the selection of Quick Opening Closures to suit all applications.