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Learn About Gate Valves and New Products!

Learn About Gate Valves and New Products!

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Gate valves are valves that are generally either fully closed or fully open and utilize a "gate" to start or stop the flow of water. These gates, more commonly known as discs or wedges,  vary depending on the application of the gate valve. The 3 most commonly used types of discs are solid discs, flexible discs. and split discs. Solid discs are the most popular due to their simplicity and durability. The disc is a single piece (or solid construction) and is commonly used for rough flow. Flexible discs have a cut around the disc to improve its ability to correct errors...

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