Brass Needle Valves

Parameters of Brass Needle Valves

Brass needle valves are made of high-quality materials and machined to tight tolerances. They have a full port design for unrestricted flow and are NPT threaded for easy installation. Our valves are perfect for regulating the flow of fluids in a wide variety of applications.

Additional information




C37700, CW602N, H58-3


1/4", 3/8"



Thread connection


Working pressure

25 bar





Life time:

300000 times On-Off

Details about Brass Needle Valves

Brass Needle Valves


NPT Threaded Needle Valves Female and Male Valve

Size 1/4

Zinc alloy handle

Brass, C37700 materials

NPT Threaded Needle Valves Female and Male

Plumberstar Needle valves are designed to regulate the flow of instruments or other industrial applications. They are robust and suitable for most industrial oil and gas market applications.

It can be used to open and close items. It is best used with a regulator if you need long and consistent control.

The flow is effective in any direction. If it leaks, you can replace the O-ring with a clamp, or a piece of Teflon tape is recommended on both ends.

Working Pressure: Rated at 600 PSI. Temperature ranges from -4 to 450 degrees.
Nominal Diameter (DN): DN6 Nominal Pressure (PN): 25

brass needle valves
brass needle valves


A needle valve, a pivotal component in fluid control systems, is designed precisely to regulate fluid isolation. Its distinctive feature is a needle-shaped, small plunger with a miniature handle, enabling precise and effortless operation. When fully closed, the extended part of the valve fits snugly into the seat. This design prevents unintended openings, reducing the needle and seat distance and allowing only a small amount of substance to pass through.

With their versatility, needle valves can regulate the flow rates of liquids or gases. The pressure and flow rates decrease from the inlet to the outlet of these valves, ensuring a controlled flow. With port dimensions ranging from 1/8″ to 2″ (2 to 12 mm), needle valves, such as propane from a tank, are most commonly used to regulate gas passage, demonstrating their adaptability to various applications.

What Is the Working Principle of Brass Needle Valves?

Needle valves can be operated automatically or manually. The disc of manually actuated needle valves is opened and closed using a handwheel. When the handle is rotated clockwise, the plunger raises, and fluid passes via the valve. When the handle is rotated counter-clockwise, the plunger approaches the seat. It reduces the flow rate and obstructs the fluid flow.

The valves can be opened and closed automatically by connecting automated needle valves to a hydraulic motor or an air actuator. The timer or external data collected during monitoring will assist the motor or actuator in adjusting the plunger’s position.

Needle valves, whether operated manually or automatically, offer accurate regulation of fluid flow rate. Due to the precise threading of the handwheel, adjusting the plunger position from the saddle needs several rotations. So, the needle valve can assist in regulating the system’s flow rate.

brass needle valves
brass needle valves

What Is the Function Of Needle Valves?

Long-threaded plungers with needle-shaped tapered points characterize needle valves. Within a tapered valve seat, this tapered extremity may be positioned. The tapered end can be precisely placed at a given distance from the tapered valve seat through the rotation of the threaded plunger.

Consequently, the valve opening can regulate the flow rate within the maximum to a minimum range. In the majority of instances, the inlet and outlet ports are coaxial. However, various valve configurations are feasible. Although operated manually, they may also be motorized to enable automation.

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How to Choose the Right Brass Needle Valve for Your Application

Brass needle valve selection needs to consider primary attributes and application prerequisites. These factors are involved;

  1. Material
  2. Pressure
  3. Port and orifice size
  4. Temperature

1. Material composition

The particular application determines the material of the needle valve enclosure. Brass and stainless steel are the most used materials for valve housings due to their broad spectrum of chemical resistance. However, alternative materials are also available for specific applications.

  • Brass

Brass needle valves are viable for gas piping, hydraulic systems, and high-temperature applications. They are optimal for use with noncorrosive and media, with potable water applications being the most prevalent. But, saltwater (seawater), distilled water, acids, or chlorides should not be transferred to them.

  • Steel stainless steel

Stainless steel needle valves are exceptional in their chemical resistance to any medium. The substance is resilient and resistant to elevated temperatures and pressures. Seawater and other corrosive media are acceptable if the stainless steel is not exposed to salt water.

  • Plastic

Pure and corrosive fluids are adjusted using plastic needle valves. PVC is employed in applications below 60 degrees Celsius. It cannot withstand elevated temperatures or pressures.

2. Pressure

When selecting the brass needle valve, always comprehend the pressure application specifications. At 100° Fahrenheit (38°Celcius), robust needle valves can withstand pressures of 4,000 to 5,000 psi (275 to 413 bar). High-performance valves withstand up to 10,000 psi (689 bar) pressures at 100°F (38°C). These valves are accessible for high-pressure hydraulic applications because higher pressures are necessary. The vacuum needle configuration is resistant to low pressure.

3. Port and orifice size

The port and orifice of needle valves are diverse. The end connection ports may be male or female. Thread standards employed are NPT (National Pipe Thread), BSP (British Standard Pipe), and metric (ISO standards). The most common range for needle valves is 2 to 12 mm (1/8″ to 2″). Ensured port and orifice size promoted efficient flow and system operation with less potential for erosion and leakage.

4. Temperature

Needle valves are appropriate for applications involving high or low temperatures. Specify the packing/sealing material and valve housing accordingly. However, for extreme temperatures, you must ensure they can withstand the specifications. For a temperature range of -65°F to 450°F (-54°C to 232°C), the two most prevalent sealing materials are PTFE (Teflon) and PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone) are used. These provide enhanced resistance to temperatures up to 600°F (315 °C).

How Is a Brass Needle Valve Manufactured?

Needle valves are manufactured through a series of processes in valve manufacturer industries. The first step involves carefully selecting suitable materials for the valve components, considering the valve’s specifications. Common materials include alloys like brass, stainless steel, and bronze. These materials undergo precision machining, creating the needle valve’s body, stem, seat, and other internal components. The precision of the machining process ensures accurate surface finishes and severe tolerances, contributing to the valve’s quality and performance.

After each component has been machined, the complete needle valve is assembled. Each element must be considered for alignment and safety. Tightness testing is performed on the assembled needle valve. It ensures that it controls fluid flow and that no breaches have occurred.

Coatings or polishes are used on the needle valve’s external surfaces. This helps improve the valve’s aesthetics and increase its resistance to corrosion. Quality-control procedures are applied throughout the valve’s production to meet industry standards. However, other quality assurance procedures, like size and pressure tests, are also conducted.

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needle valve

Plumberstar’s Brass Needle Valves are precision-made valves that allow you to easily control the flow of liquids and gases. These valves have a 1/8″,3/8″, and 1/4 NPT thread, making them compatible with most plumbing systems. The brass construction ensures durability and resistance to corrosion, while the needle valve design provides precise control over the flow of liquid or gas. Experience the quality and precision that Plumberstar has to offer.

Plumberstar offers a wide range of brass needle valves for plumbing, HVAC, and other industrial applications. These valves are available in NPT and BSP thread sizes and feature a variety of body materials and port configurations. They are ideal for controlling the flow of liquids and gases and can be used to regulate pressure, bypass fluids, or isolate piping sections. Plumberstar’s threaded brass needle valves are economical solutions for fluid control needs.

Plumberstar’s brass needle valves are with a threaded connection. The valve is perfect for controlling the flow of liquids and gases in various applications, including plumbing, HVAC, and laboratory use. The valve can withstand high pressure and temperatures. It is easy to use and install, making it an ideal choice for any application.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are typical questions by customers asked with usual, please feel free contact us if any further confused.

Brass valves have many different types, such as ball valves, garden tap, check valve, strainer, angle valve, gate valve, foot valve, and drain valve. The radiator valve and thermostatic mixing valve are works for water temperature. All of these valves are work for water plumbing systems, plumbing repair, and installation. So have to let water shut-off and shut-on. Some heating systems are related to hot water and cold water mixing for temperature control and stability. Our intelligent valves are functional. There are applications in commercial, residential, and industrial areas.

Underfloor heating radiant pex manifolds are usual for residential water distribution in a household, and it's top-rated in the home building industry. Manifold plumbing systems control hot and cold water that feeds flexible PEX supply lines to individual fixtures. Then water temperature is warm and stable in each room. Meanwhile, the heating accessories-flow meter gauge will monitor water and temperature in each room.

The motorized ball valve works automatically open and closed; they work with 220v-230v AC and 24v DC; they are applications in the heating system, air conditioner,3D printer, and others. The solenoid valve is with similar features.

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Our MOQ is significantly lower from 100-5000 pcs are available. It depends on different items.
We can fabricate your specified requirements.

It's about 35 days if with regular proucts; New tooling and samples will take 15-20 days, Normal samples will take 7 days.

It means that you need to check the plumbing system at first, then realize your requirements, and get out different valves with different applications and functional with controlling; of course, may be no need to use brass valves due to the high cost. You can use plastic, iron, zinc alloy, and aluminum raw materials instead of brass, but brass and stainless steel are reliable with 3 years warranty. If you don't know how to choose, please call us or email us.

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