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How to Maintain and Troubleshoot Actuated Ball Valves and Butterfly Valves?

By RTM | April 11, 2023

Actuated ball valves & butterfly valves are essential components in various industrial applications, including water treatment, power generation, and chemical processing. These valves control the flow of liquids & gases and play a crucial role in maintaining the overall efficiency of the system. However, like any other mechanical device, ball valves & butterfly valves can…

What is the Purpose of a Ball Valve?

By RTM | February 1, 2023

When it comes to plumbing, there are many different types of valves that can be used to control the flow of water or other liquids. One type of valve that is often used in plumbing systems is the ball valve. In this blog post, we will discuss what a ball valve is and what its…

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…

The Difference Between a Lug And Wafer Butterfly Valve

By Valtorc | March 9, 2022

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…

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…

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