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gate valve

[′gāt ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve with a disk-shaped closing element that fits tightly over an opening through which water passes.

gate valve, full-way valve

gate valve
A flow control device consisting of a wedge-shaped gate which can be raised to allow full, unobstructed flow or can be lowered to restrict the flow passage; not intended for close fluid flow control nor for very tight shutoff. (See illustration p. 456.)
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These guided shear gate valves from Weir Minerals are designed to repeatedly close and provide bidirectional zero leakage isolation no matter what the process fluid may contain.
Weir Minerals Delta Industrial guided shear gate valves are designed to repeatedly close and provide bi-directional zero leakage isolation no matter what the process fluid may contain.
Flowserve Corporation has introduced the new and much- anticipated forged Equiwedge gate valve design.
Pentair's production facility in Rescaldina, Italy, features one of the largest test benches in Europe with stringent and extensive testing for customised wedge gate valves of this size and capacity.
We are specialists in this field of gate valves and one of only a few companies left in the US able to comply with manufacturing valves of USA made of steel.
Gate valves allow complete passage of water and should be used en supply lines that are in constant use.
Taking some technology from experience in butterfly manufacture, firms producing gate valves have perfected seating arrangements to make possible "bubble-tight" closure.
Gate valves featuring simplicity of operation are available, but are more expensive.
Globe and gate valves used with galvanized pipe are threaded.
In comparison, pneumatic versions of competitive double-dump gate valves require large volumes of shop air for operation.
Contract:Tender for the all metal vacuum gate valves for the ess do not apply directly to the buyer closing date 14:00 gmt on 14/03/2018 twelve all metal gate valves are required for the uks in-kind contribution to the ess accelerator project.
Resilient Seated Gate Valves - Tyco Resilient Seated Gate valves are designed for use in a fire protection system for on/off operation.