¿WHAT IS A VALVE?

A valve its a mechanical element used as a pressure container and the main function is to stop or regulate the fluid

VALVES SELECTION

The valves selection its a little bit complicated and you should follow a method to make it simple

You should consider at least what kind of valve you need, the material, pressure capability, temperature, installation and maintenance.

KIND OF VALVES

Kind of Valves

a) GLOBE

When you need the fluid with different pressures or you need to open frecuently
b) GATE When you need the fluid with the same pressure or if you need the gate open or closed
c)CHECK When you need that the fluid don't return

PRESSURE CAPABILITY

You can find Gray Iron Valves with bronze rings for a steam water pressure of 125 Pound / inch (8.79 kg /cm^2) in sizes from 2 plg (51 mm) to 30 plg (762 mm)

INSTALATION AND MAINTENANCE

The most common are the flange valves. The valves maintenance its easy but you should have another valve so that you can work with the other one while you fixing it

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