The Severe Duty® series of valves is the Manley signature in the performance and racing industry. Exhaust material XH-428 and intake material NK-844 is offered by no competitor in the world. And no pair of materials show such clear dominance over all others. Ultimate tensile strength of XH-428 at 1500°F is nearly double the competitors’ EV-8. At 1000°F the Manley NK-844 displays more than four times the ultimate tensile of the competition’s best intake material.