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Types of Valves

Ball Valve
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.

Butterfly Valve
Butterfly Valve

A butterfly valve is from a family of valves called quarter-turn valves. In operation, the valve is fully open or closed when the disc is rotated a quarter turn. The "butterfly" is a metal disc mounted on a rod.

Disc Check Valves
Disc Check Valves

CVXXK Split-disc Check Valve. Download Submittal. Valve Selection Guide. BIM/Revit Drawing. Download Sample Spec. Split disc wafer check valve with lowest pressure drop. The Metraflex CVXCXK check valve is our most economical check valve and the check valve with the lowest pressure drop. Operates smoothly and reliably to help eliminate water hammer. Metraflex CVXCXK check valves are applicable ...

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Gate Valve
Gate Valve

A gate valve is designed to turn the flow of liquid through pipes on and off. It is generally used on a valve that is not used frequently. It is also helpful in controlling the flow of pressure through the pipes and valves. Also known as a sluice valve, it controls flow by moving a round or rectangular wedge in and out of the liquid path.

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Globe Valve
Globe Valve

A globe valve regulates flow in a pipeline. It is used to control or stop the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe. Globe valves are named for their spherical body shape with the two halves of the body being separated by an internal baffle.

Pinch Valve
Pinch Valve

Red Valve is the largest manufacturer and supplier of pinch and check valves, and is the preferred supplier for municipalities and industrial plants worldwide.

source: redvalve.com
Plug Valve
Plug Valve

We’ve previously discussed how to select specific valves for improving production time and MTBF and thought it would be a good time to review one of the most simple and economical valves available: the plug valve.. Plug Valve Basics A plug valve is shaped like a cylinder or cone and can be rotated inside the valve body to control flow of fluids.. Plug valves have one or more hollow ...