Categories of valves.
Categories of Valves
|Flow regulating valves
|For controlling rate of flow.
|Temperature regulating valves
|For controlling fluid temperature in a system.
|Automatic process control valves
|For controlling rate of flow relative to value.
|Anti vacuum valves
|An automatic type of air valve preventing the formation of vacuum in tanks or pipelines.
|Blow down valves
|A valve which is used for cleaning sludge from a boiler.
|A gate valve.
|Free ball valves
|A valve in which a ball is free to rotate in any direction.
|Fusible link or fire valves
|A fire prevention valve which has a weighted lever hold open by a wire and fusible link which melts at an increase of room temperature.
|A control valve for water, oil, or hydraulic systems.
|Jet dispersal valve
|A valve incorporating an element by virtue of which the energy within the emitting jet is dissipated.
|A single faced type of valve consisting of an open frame and a door and used in terminal positions only. Normal located in tanks or channels for controlling flow in to a pipe.
|A gate valve incorporating a sluicing effect.
|A valve controlling the flow of water through a radiator.
|Rotary slide valve
|A valve in which a rotation of internal parts regulates flow by opening ar closing a series of segmental ports.
|A spherical plug valve in which the plug, which rotates through 90o.
|A valve operated by by an electrical solenoid.
|Spectacle eye valve
|A parallel slide valve.
|Thermostatic mixing valve
|A valve which combines temperature.
|A non tight closing butterfly valve.