Explore Engineering360

Standards & References

Latest Reference

Ball valves are quarter-turn, straight-through valves that have a round closure element with matching rounded seats that permit uniform sealing stress. The valve gets its name from the ball that rotates to open and close the valve. Ball valves are used in situations where tight shut-off is required. They are wide duty valves, able to transfer gases, liquids and liquids with suspended solids (slurries).

Latest Standard
Engineering Community - Top Posts
Posted: 2/22/17 in Aerospace
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly...
Posted: 2/25/17 in Mechanical Engineering
Do we need to paint the internal surface of disel storage tank?

Product Announcements

E-Labs, Inc.
MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS
E-Labs, Inc.
Equipment used in space must be tested to ensure that it will survive the rigors of manufacturing, transportation, temperature and humidity before it even reaches the launch pad. It must survive the stresses of launch, including acceleration, vibration, shock, EMI and temperature shock. It must also be tested to ensure survival in space including vacuum, extreme temperatures and solar ra...

Discovery & Sourcing

Browse Product Catalogs
Click on categories to view sub-categories.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 23, 2017
    Reston, Virginia

    Join us at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, to hear best practices and lessons learned from industry experts and organizations who have deployed or are currently deploying Industrial Internet solutions and setting the foundation for the future.