What is a Frac Valve?

A Frac Valve is a large gate valve which works as an isolation valve operating under high pressure from the flowing hydrocarbon streams in a wellbore. These valves are installed on the top of the wellhead on an oil well which is about to be fractured hydraulically. A high-pressure isolation valve fitted to the top of […]

 
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What are Foot Valves?

Foot Valve is a type of a check valve that is created to maintain a large flow area so as to reduce the head loss. This valve is either made up of PVC plastic or stainless steel. It is installed at the lower section of pump suction line but inside the wet well. It should […]

 
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What is a flapper valve

A Flapper valve is a check valve that contains a spring-loaded plate or flapper that allows the unidirectional fluid or gas flow and provides high performance sealing capabilities. It seals the opening when the fluid tries to flow back. The valve creates a watertight seal in storage tanks and ensures safe operations when used in […]

 
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What is Electric Gas Lift Valves?

A type of gas-lift valve that allows a gas-lift port size to be adjusted remotely from surface to positions from fully open to closed. These valves offer the possibility of changing gas-injection points without well intervention. Electric Gas Lift Valves are valves which allow the port size of the gas lift to be remotely adjusted […]

 
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What is bypass valve?

Bypass valve is designed to divert steam from one part of the system (such as power generation or process steam such as paper and pulp production) to a reheat or exhaust piping to safeguard equipment from over pressure. Designed to cope with pressure and temperature differentials, they are used in many applications. Bypass Valve is […]

 
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What is Ball Valve?

A ball valve is a form of quarter-turn valve which uses a hollow, perforated and pivoting ball to control flow through it. It is open when the ball’s hole is in line with the flow and closed when it is pivoted 90-degrees by the valve handle. The handle lies flat in alignment with the flow […]

 
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What are pipe valves

Pipe Valves Materials Used Uses Applications Types Pipe valves are a popular category in pipe fittings. Pipe valves are mechanisms or devices to regulate or control the flow of liquid or gas within a pipe. While some valves are used to regulate the rate of flow, there are others that are used to stop it […]

 
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What are pressure relief valves

Pressure Relief Valves Materials Used Types Uses The pressure relief valves are a kind of safety valve, used widely in various industrial applications. They are self-actuated valves manufactured to relieve excess pressure upstream from the line. They are designed in such a way so as to provide protection from over-pressure in steam, gas, air and […]

 
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What is a pressure reducing valve

Pressure Reducing Valve Materials Used Types Uses A pressure reducing valve, a popular category of pipe valve, is used widely to reduce pressure in fluid flow, be it steam, air or gas or any kind of liquid. This type of pipe valve is also known as “Pressure Regulator”. It is a kind of throttling device. […]

 
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What is a plug valve

Plug Valve Materials Used Types Parts Uses Plug valve is one of the most popular category of pipe vales used in variety of applications. Also known as cock or stop-cock valves, plug valves have been in use since a long period of time. Infact, they were developed for use in citywide Roman plumbing systems and […]

 
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