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Selection Steps of Valves

  • Sep Wed, 2017
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When we select the appropriate valves for the pipelines or the equipment, the following steps of selecting valves are supposed to be followed.   1. Determine valves' working conditions which ...

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The hemispherical and v-shaped ball The purpose of using the hemispherical ball for the ball valve is to reduce the weight of the ball as the internal part, so as to achieve the pu...

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Ball valves can be classified into floating ball valves and trunnion ball valves due to the two types of their balls, that is, the floating balls and the fixed balls. Besides these two kinds of b...

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The plug valve can also be called the 90 degree rotary switch valve which has the best flow performance and the minimum fluid resistance next only to those of the ball valve. If the plug va...

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The performance of the valve, the valve's material, the sealing structure and the driving device In order to meet the requirements of the process characteristics, operation and flui...

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Selection principle of non-metallic valve seats' or clacks' materials For non-metallic sealed valves, non-metallic valve seats and valve clacks are one of the key factors affecting valve ...

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API600 Standard gives the definition of a gate valve's internal parts, which refers to the valve stem, the sealing surface of the valve seat, the sealing surface of the valve plate, the upper...

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In petroleum, gas, petrochemical, electric power and other industries of harsh production conditions, pipelines and instrumentation valves often need to have the DBB function to meet th...

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The Fully Welded Structure The ball valve body is made by welding 6 parts of forged shells after assembling them. The structure of a ball valve is compact and makes the ball valve an integral wh...

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