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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…

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A LUG AND WAFER BUTTERFLY VALVE

By Valtorc | March 9, 2017

Butterfly valves have been around for a long time, and are used for a variety of applications. They made their first appearance during the 1930s, and have been utilized by several industries ever since. Often made out of cast iron, butterfly valve’s name is based from the functionality of its disc. There are a few…

WHAT IS AN AWWA BUTTERFLY VALVE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

By Valtorc | June 13, 2016

Butterfly valves are used to prevent and isolate the flow of fluid in industrial sectors. They are easy to handle and very fast in stopping the flow. They are majorly preferred by the customers because of its low cost and light weight. There are different types of butterfly valves are available in the market for…

CONTROL THE UNCONTROLLABLE WITH THE DIRECT MOUNT VALVES

By Valtorc | May 24, 2016

Regulation of supply is a very crucial aspect in any form of transfer. The supply can be fluid in nature like water or oil and even gas. In our everyday life we need many different kind of supplies like the water and LPG gas and there is a need of a very effective supply chain…

WHY AND WHEN YOU SHOULD USE A SANITARY GRADE VALVE

By Valtorc | February 22, 2016

There was the time, when each and every thing associated with home and industry needed human hands to complete the work. However the world has seen immense development. These developments have changed the face of civilization. There are machines for every task. The computer and internet has brought everything on the cyber platter, within the…

WHY PVC VALVES COULD BE IDEAL FOR YOUR PROJECT

By Valtorc | December 3, 2015

There has been immense development in every other field human is associated with. There are the leaps and bounds in the automobile industry, there has been innovation in the medical field and there is the so much innovations and improvement observed in the home industry. Each of these have continuously changed the facet of human…

HOW TO PICK YOUR VALVE SEAT MATERIALS

By Valtorc | September 10, 2015

Control valves regulate the flow of fluids as the position of the valve plug or disk changes with the force from the actuator. For this the valve has to achieve different things: The fluid should be contained without external leakage The capacity for intended service should be adequate There should be proper end connections to…

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