The 4- to 12-inch IV 250 Patriot insertion valves from Hydra-Stop are permanent resilient seat wedge insertion valves that use an engineered reinforced composite polymer valve cartridge to stop flow in all types of pipe and can be installed under pressure, up to 250 psi.

6" IV 250

Our distribution system maintenance products meet the highest standards. The Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Insertion Valve is manufactured in the USA. It meets American Iron and Steel Requirements (Public Law 113-76) and fulfills requirements specified in additional “Buy American” legislation. The Insta-Valve 250 meets “Made in USA” and “Buy America” requirements with the additional purchase of stainless steel domestic hardware. An optional stainless steel bonnet is also available.

4 - to 12-inch Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Insertion Valves are NSF 61 and ANSI 372 certified by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. to be used as a fully UL® compliant component of water systems in the United States.


NSF/ANSI Standard 61 was established to provide minimum requirements for the control of potential adverse human health effects from products that contact drinking water. This includes criteria for testing and evaluating products to ensure they do not leach potentially harmful contaminants into the water system.

10 and 12 inch IV 250 ValvesThe Insta-Valve 250 Patriot provides a safer, more economical way of inserting valves in your system. The Insta-Valve 250 Patriot can be installed in half the time compared to traditional methods. Installed under pressure, without service disruption, the Insta-Valve 250 Patriot provides immediate system control with only one cut.

The Insta-Valve 250 Patriot stops flow in all types of pipe, 4 inches to 12 inches, including potable water, wastewater and industrial applications.

The reinforced resilient wedge seal is engineered to withstand 250 psi operation and the cartridge seal is designed to seal on an engineered sealing surface within the valve body. These features ensure superior performance over other available water pipe repair technologies.

IV 250 Features