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Val-Matic Surgebuster® Check Valve
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Val-Matic Surgebuster® Check Valve


The Surgebuster® swing check valve from Val-Matic delivers rapid, non-slam closure to prevent water hammer in demanding applications. Its short 35° disc stroke and adjustable Disc AcceleratorTM prevent damaging pressure surges in high head, multiple pump, and surge tank systems.

Available in 2”-48” sizes, Surgebuster valves are built for water, wastewater, abrasive slurry, and industrial services. Their innovative design meets AWWA and NSF safety and performance standards. With just two moving parts, Surgebusters provide reliable protection against reverse flows.


  • Sizes available from 2 inches to 48 inches.
  • Ductile Iron Construction for reliable 250 psi service.
  • 100% flow area.
  • Energy-efficient design.
  • Fusion Bonded Epoxy coating for interior and exterior protection.
  • Domed Access Cover for easy maintenance.
  • Manufactured under a certified ISO 9001 quality system.


  • NSF/ANSI 372 certified Lead-Free.
  • NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 certified for potable water.
  • Meets ANSI/AWWA C508 requirements.


  • Water and wastewater
  • Water transmission and distribution
  • Irrigation networks
  • Industrial process
  • Mining 
  • Surge mitigation
  • Pulp/paper


  • Meets AWWA C508 standards (valve with disc accelerator).
  • Dynamically tested and verified up to 80% reduction in valve slam (compared to conventional swing check valves).
  • SCADA-compatible limit switch.
  • Non-slam closing action with a short 35° stroke.
  • Disc accelerator for rapid, non-slam valve closure.
  • Field adjustable closure provides versatility.
  • Reinforced disc with a 25-year warranty for peace of mind.
  • Mechanical disk position indicator for monitoring.
  • Backflow actuator is optional.
  • Stainless steel construction is available with Viton disc.
  • Various disc materials to suit specific needs.
  • Options for linings include welded nickel seat, glass, and rubber, to suit fluid conditions.


Val-Matic® Valve & Mfg. Corp. is a leading manufacturer of check valves, quarter turn shut-off valves and air valves for water/wastewater, industrial and building markets. Valve types include Tilted Disc®, Dual Disc®, Swing-Flex®, Surgebuster®, Silent Check Valves, Eccentric Plug Valves, AWWA Butterfly Valves, Air Valves, Foot Valves, VaultSafe® products, Ener-G® AWWA Rubber Seated Ball Valves, Smart Control Systems, and QuadroSphere® Trunnion-Mounted Ball Valves.


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