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What Does Being a Valve Manufacturer Entail?

By RTM | December 18, 2022

For valve manufacturers, nothing matters more than producing the highest quality product on the market. With a wide range of competitors, the only way to truly succeed is to produce an industrial product that speaks for itself. This requires rapt attention to the highest quality materials, processes, products, and distribution. What Is an Industrial Valve…

How Does a Manual Ball Valve Work?

By RTM | December 17, 2022

Few valves are as popular as the simple ball valve. This standard, classic valve is one of the most popular shutoff valves on the market. But how does the manual ball valve work? What options does it come in? For a simple device, this valve has a lot of power. What Is a Ball Valve?…

Everything You Need to Know About the Knife Gate Valve

By RTM | December 16, 2022

In looking at the valves to use, there are many options to select from. Check valves, simple port valves, serve as reliable devices to shut off the flow of the fluid. Butterfly valves, which consist of a rod and disc, are highly effective in regulating flow. Ball valves, with a sphere in the center, stop…

The Different Kinds of Ball Valves: Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Cast Iron, and Brass

By RTM | December 15, 2022

The ball valve is one of the most classic valves available. Ball valves consist of a sphere with a hole drilled in the center of the ball. These valves operate on a 90-degree or quarter-turn ratio. By moving the ball around the axis, the flow of the liquids or gas in the system is stopped…

Valves: What to Look for When Buying One

By RTM | December 14, 2022

One of the most important pieces of mechanical equipment is the valve. This device, once a fairly simple metal flap, has evolved into a complex piece of machinery. Even so, the value of valves and their role has never changed. Let’s go over what you should look for when buying one. What is a Valve?…

The Benefits of Fire Safe Valves

By RTM | December 13, 2022

The valve is one of the simplest but most vital devices to prevent catastrophe. A modest flap that alters the direction or intensity of a fluid, valves work simply by opening or closing. In their earliest forms, valves allowed fluid to travel in one direction but not in another in so-called check valves, named for…

Metal Seated Ball Valves vs Soft Seated Valves

By Valtorc | January 9, 2019

Metal Seated Ball Valves Engineered to excel in the most demanding industrial settings where valve deficiencies can endanger safety, plant efficiency and reduce profitability, metal seated ball valves stand out. These long-lasting valves are perfect for the oil and gas industries, refining and power generation. Metal Seated Valves vs. Soft Seated ValvesDeciding on the right…

3 Way Sanitary Butterfly Valves Used In The Chemical, Dairy, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industries

By Valtorc | May 14, 2018

Stainless steel 3-way sanitary butterfly valves are engineered and developed for use in applications that necessitate a sterile, clean environment. Common product features typically incorporated into the sanitary valve design include uncomplicated cleaning characteristics in which the valves have minimal or no crevice sections. There are numerous specifications involved with 3-way sanitary butterfly valve design,…

PRESS RELEASE: SERIES 390 FLUSH BOTTOM TANK BALL VALVE

By Valtorc | September 27, 2017

Kennesaw, GA – Monday, September 25, 2017; The series 390 stainless steel flush bottom tank valve release features a number of port configurations, including standard, full port pipe and full port tube dimensions. There are also a several end connection options available include Tri clamp, socket weld (SW), threaded (NPT), butt weld, 150# and 300#…

HOW DOES A KNIFE GATE VALVE WORK

By Valtorc | June 22, 2017

A knife gate valve is a component that utilizes a blade to cut through clogging of heavy liquids. These valves were designed to work in some of the most corrosive, erosive and abrasive environments in the world. Knife gate valves were originally designed for the pulp and paper industry. Stringy pulp would get stuck between the wedge and…

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