What are pinch valves

Pinch Valves Materials Used Parts Uses Applications Pinch valves are widely used in various industrial applications. They are full bore type of control valve. There is no obstruction to flow passage. These kind of valves are ideally suited for the handling of slurries, liquids with large amounts of suspended solids.  They are used in systems […]

 
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What is a needle valve

Needle Valve Materials Used Parts Uses A needle valve is widely used as a pipe valve in various pipe fittings. It is a type of pipe valve which is used to make relatively fine adjustments in the amount of fluid flow. This valve is used widely because of its excellent control of flow. With a […]

 
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What are globe valves

Globe Valves Materials Used Parts Salient Features Uses Globe valves are popular type of pipe valves. Globe valves are linear motion valves and are so called because of their spherical design. The spherical design is a popular, ancient design for globe valves, though nowadays many modern globe valves do not have much of a spherical […]

 
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What is a foot valve

Foot Valves Materials Used Uses Types Parts A foot valve is a very widely demanded pipe valve, which is applicable in various industries. It is a kind of check valve fitted on the foot of a suction line to prevent backflow. A foot valve is placed in the water source below a surface pump. The […]

 
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What is a check valve

Check Valve Materials Used Types Working Uses Check Valve a popular type of pipe valve are used to prevent flow reversal in piping systems. Check valves are appropriate for service in horizontal or vertical piping tuns. In other words, check valve is a mechanical device that allows fluid to flow through it in only one […]

 
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What is a butterfly valve

Butterfly Valves Materials Used Characteristics Types Uses A butterfly valve is a rotary motion valve. The main purpose of butterfly valve is used to stop, regulate, and start fluid flow. This type of valve is easily and quickly operated because there is a 90 degree rotation of the handle which moves the disk from a […]

 
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What are blowdown valves

Blowdown Valves Materials Used Features Types Uses The blowdown valves are a very popular category of pipe valves, used in a wide variety of applications. They are used for operation in open position. The main function of blowdown valve is mainly to control a continuous flow of steam /fluid under high differential pressure. The outstanding […]

 
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What is a ball valve

Ball Valve Materials Used Types Salient Features Uses A ball valve is a type of pipe vale that opens by turning a handle attached to a ball inside the valve. They are used for quick shut off and low emission application. They are durable and can work to achieve perfect shutoff or closure even after […]

 
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What are air release valves

Air Release Valves are essential pipe valves. No pipeline design can be completed without the use of Air Release Valves. The basic function of air release valve is to release air pockets. Air pockets collect at each high point of a full pressured pipeline. These buildups cause flow capacities to be reduced by 5-15% of […]

 
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