Air operated valve consultants
Kalsi Engineering, Inc., has industry leading experience among air operated valve consultants.
Our high technology firm was founded by Dr. M.S. Kalsi in 1978. We are recognized as a worldwide leader among air operated valve consultants for our technical excellence and development of innovative products. The numerous industry milestones, guidelines, technical publications, new products, and patents that have resulted from our work continue to provide long-term benefits to our clients.
Our services and specialties include:
- Structural, fluid, and thermal analysis
- Elastomer FEA
- Design and product development
- Mechanical and flow testing
- Tribology… friction, wear, and lubrication
- Valve technology
- Seal technology
- Failure analysis
- AOV/MOV Services
- MOV Actuator Test Stand (Torque & Thrust)
- MOV Actuator Test Stand (Torque Only)
- Expert Witness Testimony
- Valve, actuator, and software training
The Kalsi Engineering staff has an outstanding background and record among air operated valve consultants. Our accomplishments in developing practical and cost-effective solutions to mechanical engineering problems in a wide range of applications are known across many industries. Our diverse client base includes equipment manufacturers, oilfield service companies, petrochemical plants, nuclear power plants, construction companies, aerospace engineering companies, architects/engineers, industry research organizations, legal firms, and government agencies.
Kalsi Engineering has developed and supports many software packages to address the needs of various industries. For the Nuclear Industry, two of the most popular packages are CVAP® and KVAP®. CVAP is a validated program to predict wear/fatigue of valve internals and to prioritize check valve maintenance. KVAP is a state-of-the-art computer program for evaluating all common types of valves and actuators used in AOV & MOV applications
Our main facilities are located in Sugar Land, Texas, approximately 17 miles from downtown Houston and easily accessible from both airports (click here for a map). Kalsi Engineering also has a satellite office near Charlotte, North Carolina that provides engineering consulting services to the power industry. The engineering personnel in this office have decades of operations and engineering power plant experience.
Kalsi Engineering regularly posts new blogs discussing our latest testing results and technical advancements. Our latest blogs and information can be found on our website. This content is the industries-leading information for air operated valve consultants.
Contact our engineering staff to discuss your engineering consulting needs. Kalsi Engineering is recognized worldwide as a leader among air operated valve consultants.
The quality of our consulting services is the highest of all air operated valve consultants. It is maintained through documented quality practices. All nuclear safety related work is performed under our rigorous 10CFR50 Appendix B quality program.