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Difference between z41 and Z45 gate valves

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As a purchase, we should all know that if we want to inquire about gate valve, we must provide the manufacturer with an important information, that is, the model of gate valve. What is the difference between z41 and Z45 gate valves? This is a lot of questions that we are asked by the buyers when we receive the inquiry. This article will give you a detailed explanation of the difference between the two.
 
Difference between z41 and Z45 gate valves
 
Z41 refers to the rising stem flange gate valve, Z45 refers to the non-rising stem flange gate valve, which is actually the difference between the rising stem gate valve and the non-rising stem gate valve. We can intuitively see the difference (picture one) through pictures. You can also click the article "difference between rising stem gate valve and Non-rising stem gate valve" to understand the difference between them.
 
Gate valve can be divided into soft seal gate valve and hard seat gate valve according to different sealing surfaces.
 
If it is a soft seal gate valve, it can be divided into rising stem and non-rising stem. Its model is z41x or z45x. The valve body of this kind of gate valve is usually made of ductile iron, and the valve plate is covered with rubber. The passing medium is generally clear water, and there should be no impurities in the medium.
 
The other is hard seat gate valve ,which is usually made of gray iron, cast steel or stainless steel. Their corresponding sealing surface materials are also different.
 
The cast iron gate valve also has the distinction between rising stem and non-rising stem. The sealing surface is a circle of brass, and its model is z41t or z45t;
 
Cast steel gate valve and stainless steel gate valve are common only has rising stem on the market, so the models of these two gate valves are cast steel gate valve z41h and stainless steel gate valve z41w.
 
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