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The Butterfly Valve - What It Is and What to Look For When Buying

The Butterfly Valve - What It Is and What to Look For When Buying

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Butterfly valves are used for regulating or isolating flow. The operation is similar to a ball valve, but incorporates a disk shaped closing mechanism. The disk is positioned in the center of the pipe and passing through the disk is a rod that connects to an actuator outside of the pipe/valve. Rotating the actuator turns the disk to regulate the flow throughout the pipe. Valve Warehouse carries both lug and wafer style butterfly valves with a variety of different seat types like EPDM and BUNA-N. The main difference between lug and wafer style butterfly valves is in their mounting and installation...

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