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Gate Valve and Its types

Gate valve is a linear motion valve used to start and stop the flow of fluid. It’s a full opening/closing valve. Disc or gate used to start or stop the flow which is operated through a combination of stem and handle. Upward and downward linear motion of stem causes the …

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Plug Valve Working Principle and Types

Plug Valve

Plug Valve Working Principle: Plug valve is the oldest member of valve family and used to start or stop fluid flow. It is a rotational motion valve. Body, plug (tapered or cylindrical) and cover are the basic parts of plug valve. The plug is a solid disc with a bored …

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Globe Valve

Globe Valve

Globe Valve: Globe valve is a linear motion valve. It is used to stop, start and regulation of working fluid. Globe valve has the same components as a gate valve with different arrangements. In a globe valve, flow control accomplished through a plug or disc. This plug or disc seat on …

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Types of valves and Classifications

Types of Valves

Types of Valves: Due to various environments, system fluids and system conditions in which the valve operates, many types of valves have been developed. Each type of valve is design to meet some special requirements. Here are the various types of valves. 1. Types of valves according to function: According …

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Parts of valve and Components

Parts of valve: Parts of valve are very necessary to understand the working of a valve. Different valves use in an industry for different purposes. Regardless of valve types, the following are the basic parts of the valve. Parts of Valve Body: Valve body is also known as a shell, which …

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Valve definition | Valve functions

Valve

Valve: A valve is a mechanical device that controls the flow and pressure of working fluid within a system or process. OR Valve is a mechanical device specially designed to direct, start, stop, mix, or regulate the flow, pressure, or temperature of the process fluid. Valves are designed to handle any liquid …

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