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Understanding Valve Standards - API

Understanding Valve Standards - API

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API refers to the American Petroleum Institute, which, according to their site, is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Through its 85+ years of experience, it has helped develop numerous standards for everything from valves to tanks and more. Today, we're going to discuss the various valve standards that API has developed along with some Valve Warehouse valves that feature API standards.  API Valve Standards Valves that meet API standards are typically used for industrial purposes. They are designed to help industry professionals improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their work, meet legislative and...

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Learn about Check Valves!

Learn about Check Valves!

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Check valves refer to valves that only allow fluid to move in one direction. Fluids passing through the valve opens it up, while reversing this flow leads the valve to close. There are multiple types of check valves that carry out this function in different ways, such as swing, lift, and inline. In this article, we'll be talking about the two types of check valves sold at Valve Warehouse: swing check valves and our newest product: inline check valves.   Swing Check Valves At Valve Warehouse, we carry swing check valves in brass, lead free brass, and stainless steel. They consist of...

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