gate valve


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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.
Lower maintenance costs because of improved equipment life span from previous gate valves
Gate valves end ball valves are available in PVC and CPVC.
In some cases, both a balanced control and a stop gate valve are placed on a line to serve the two purposes.
The 40DH heated knife gate valve incorporates proven design features, such as:
Coincidentally, such situations also encourage the use of the gate valve because of the same need to utilize cheaper assets in low usage situations.
Manufacturers of gate valves include American Flow Control, Div.
The facility will include a manufacturing plant for coating oilfield gate valve components manufactured in India.
The Hemiwedge(R) Valve is a quarter-turn, segmented metal seated valve, engineered to provide substantial technological improvements compared with what is available in the marketplace today from traditional butterfly, ball and gate valve designs.