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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…

HOW STAINLESS STEEL VALVE ARE MADE

By Valtorc | August 18, 2015

You are working hard day at office or home, and you need a relaxing shower to rejuvenate. A warm bath might just do the trick. Earlier taking a warm bath was a cumbersome affair, as you had to warm the water in a pot on a regular kitchen fire, but today things have changed. With…

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE: VALVES – BALL, GATE, AND GLOBE VALVE?

By Valtorc | July 22, 2015

A valve is used to control flow of liquids and gases. And ball, gate and globe valves are used to control flow of liquids. These valves in all forms are used to create waterways, and it is therefore essential to understand the differences and their uses. BALL VALVES Ball valve made of solid elements offers…

ATTENTION: FAKE VALTORC ACTUATORS HITTING ASIAN MARKETS

By Valtorc | June 10, 2015

Valtorc International has been notified about several websites and one specific Chinese oriented company that is illegally reproducing Valtorc International actuators.  The company, which is located in China and listed on multiple Asian market websites such as AliExpress and Baidu has violated Valtorc copyrights, trademarks and any patents associated with Valtorc International products. The products…

What is a Fusible Link and How is it Fire Safe?

By Valtorc | June 1, 2015

Inflammable or combustible tanks located inside buildings should consist of an automatic closing heat-actuated valve on each outlet connection situated below the liquid level to avoid continued flow of fire proximity to the tank. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) also added to the above precautionary measures by stating that emergency shutoff valves should include…

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