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Where is the gate valve used? When is the gate valve used?

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Gate valves are a very high-usage valve that can be encountered even in everyday life. But what is the purpose of the specific gate valve, and which gates are often used on which valves?

The gate valve is used on some pipes that need to cut off the flow of the medium. The diameter of the pipe is DN ≥ 50mm. Of course, sometimes the valve with a smaller diameter will also use the gate valve. The function of the gate valve is the valve whose gate moves in the vertical direction of the center line of the passage. The main function of the gate valve in the pipeline is to cut off.

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The gate valve has a unique structure, the flow resistance is smaller than the butterfly valve, and the sealing performance is also better. The gate valve switch is laborious, and the opening and closing speed is slow, which is not suitable for occasions requiring frequent operation or emergency cut-off. The gate valve can only be fully open and fully closed, so it cannot be used to regulate the flow. To sum up two points, the gate valve is mostly used for the circulation of the medium that has strict sealing performance and does not need to be frequently opened and closed.

The gate valve has better adaptability than the butterfly valve and can be used in high temperature, low temperature, high pressure and low pressure conditions. In steam pipes and large-diameter water supply pipes, gate valves are suitable due to the high sealing performance and small fluid resistance.

Gate valve manufacturer

Bundor valve, specializing in the production of various types of gate valve products, there are ductile iron flange gate valves, stainless steel flange gate valves, etc. If you have any needs in this regard, you are welcome to send an email inquiry: sales@bundor.com