Choosing the Right High Pressure Valve for Specific Applications

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Valves are typically found in many industrial settings; however, they are also present in daily life, e.g. the plumbing valves for taps, gas control valves on cookers and the safety devices attached to the heating systems. On the other hand, for more complex control systems high pressure valve is commonly designed for liquid and gas flow control in petroleum, chemical, power generating and general industrial applications. While high pressure valves can be produced from machinable metal, stainless steel is the typically the standard material of construction due to its corrosion and temperature resistance. When an engineer or designer decides to use the high pressure valve for an application, he should ensure that the rated maximum temperature and pressure are never exceeded and that the wetted materials are compatible with the fluid the valve interior is exposed to.

Factors related to the usage of valves

  • Contamination – several types of valves…

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