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    Why is it called “butterfly valve”?

    Among all types of valves, there is a particular one with the most beautiful name—the butterfly valve. How did the name come from? In answering this question, we could use analogy. For example, the ball valve looks like a ball, so can we guess that the butterfly valve looks like a butterfly? Well, it seems a little funny, but I have to say: “Bingo, right answer!”   The butterfly valve is a regulating valve with simple structure, and it can be used for switching control of a low pressure pipeline medium. The opening and closing member (valve or disc) of the butterfly valve is a disc that rotates around the…

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    What are Ball Valves? Working Principle, Advantages and Precautions for Use.

    Ball valves are a common type of valve in life and are mainly used for fluid regulation and control. According to the working conditions, ball valves can be equipped with different driving devices to form a variety of different control methods, such as electric ball valves, pneumatic ball valves, hydraulic ball valves, and the like. Working principle: The Ball valve uses a hollow, perforated and pivoting ball to control flow through it. The ball valve drives the valve handle to rotate by a transmission, which in turn drives the ball to rotate about an axis perpendicular to the flow. It is open when the ball’s hole is in line with…

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    Why do we need to disassemble the sanitary valve? And how to do that?

    During the use of the valve, even as for the sanitary valve, it is unavoidable that some deposits or contaminants may appear inside it. In order to extend the life and performance of the valve, the valve should be disassembled and cleaned regularly. This is not as difficult as you may think. Read on, you will find that disassembling the valve is very easy to get started, you can do it. The following is an example of disassembling the ball valve: First, you need to prepare a wrench or screwdriver to loosen the nut, and then remove the handle. Loosen the nut on the clamp, open the clamp and remove…

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    Do you really know sanitary valves?

    Valves are very common in our lives. If you add the word “sanitary” in front of the valve, do you really understand it? If your answer is NO, then just keep reading; if your answer is YES, then the next test is for you. Take the ball valve as an example. Would you think these are sanitary ball valves? I believe most of you will answer “YES” again, because the valves in the picture all contain three clip connections. However, the three-clip connection does not mean sanitary valves. So the answer is obvious now–these valves are just common valves with tri clamp connections. I don’t know how many people are…