Devices that regulate the flow of gases, liquids, or loose materials through piping by opening, closing, or obstructing ports or passageways.
Ball Valves (2,077 suppliers)
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). Ball valves provide tight shut-off and characterizable control. They have high rangeability due to the design of the regulating element and few complications from side loads typical of butterfly or globe valves.
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Butterfly Valves (1,246 suppliers)
Butterfly valves control flow through a circular disc or vane by turning the valve's pivot axis at right angles to the direction of flow in the pipe. They are normally used as throttling valves to control flow.
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Check Valves (1,945 suppliers)
Check valves are self-activating safety valves that permit gases and liquids to flow in only one direction, preventing process flow from reversing. They are classified as one-way directional valves.
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Diaphragm Valves (419 suppliers)
Diverter Valves (270 suppliers)
Drain Valves (175 suppliers)
Gas Valves (525 suppliers)
Gas valves are used to handle and control the flow of gaseous media such as liquefied petroleum and natural gas. They are made of metal or plastic and vary in terms of valve size, pressure rating, number of ports, and flow.
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Gate Valves (1,171 suppliers)
Globe Valves (776 suppliers)
Globe valves are linear motion valves with rounded bodies, from which their name is derived. They are widely used in industry to regulate fluid flow in both on/off and throttling service.
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Mixing Valves (192 suppliers)
Plastic Valves (342 suppliers)
Plug Valves (461 suppliers)
Pressure Relief Valves (1,000 suppliers)
Steam Valves (254 suppliers)
Water Valves (592 suppliers)
Water valves are designed to handle and control hot water, cold water, ground water, potable water, salt water and/or wastewater. They are made from metal or plastic.
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