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Shale360 Frac Valves

Shale360 Frac Valves

We design for high reliability and performance

  • Our equipment is field-proven and trusted in both onshore and offshore surface applications worldwide.

    BHGE’s flow-control products are trusted around the world to reliably control high-pressure fluids. Our portfolio includes API 6A gate valves, plug valves, actuators, chokes, and other flow control equipment.

    Sandbuster is BHGE's high-performance, bidirectional slab gate valve for fracturing service operations with working pressures of 10,000-15,000 psi.

    Our latest plug valve design features increase productivity and reduce operating costs by requiring less maintenance over longer intervals. We also support all our systems with best-in-class service to further minimize unplanned downtime.

    Sandbuster Features: 

    • Incorporates proven design elements
    • Slab gate with floating seats
    • Self-energized stem packing
    • Full-bore
    • Non-rising stem and balanced rising stem available, depending on valve size 
    • Metal-to-metal sealing
    • Gate to seat
    • Stem backseat
    • Body to bonnet: Flanged end connections and studded outlets available, depending on valve size
    • Two body washout ports to flush sand from the body cavity
    • Complies with industry specifications
    • Available as API 6A, PSL 1 through 4
    • Available in API 6A material class AA, BB, CC, DD, EE, FF and HH
    • PR2 Appendix F qualified
    • Available in handwheel operated and hydraulic actuated configurations


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