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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"Weir Minerals is a global leader in the mining and the oil sands markets, and the acquisition of Delta Industrial Valves strengthened our comprehensive offering to customers with a range of high-performance knife gate valves for heavy duty slurry application and high-pressure environments."
Lower maintenance costs because of improved equipment life span from previous gate valves
A gate valve exerts little effect on volume of flow until almost closed, and flow regulation with this valve is difficult.
Because of its greater height, the gate valve is at a distinct disadvantage in locations where above ground space is limited or in buried applications where construction costs are at a premium.
During the scheduled repairs, one booster and two mainline pump units were disconnected for further replacement, two bypass lines with four gate valves were cut out, and a dead-end section and a duplicate gate valve were eliminated.
Professionals from Buguruslan RPD installed an MPU and replaced two gate valves at Popovka modular group pumping station (MGPS).
manual cast iron gate valve 306 -1 mpa (water, steam): 1.
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.
Woodland, WA, June 03, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Lined Valve Company, an American owned and run small business, has for almost 20 years been successfully designing and manufacturing knife gate valves for a diverse range of industrial and municipal applications.
At the Haramidere scheme, AUMA's modular actuation technology for automation of gate valves has been extensively utilised.
Custom-engineered runnerless molding systems and components including fully assembled, wired, and thermally tested Modu-System hot-half plate assemblies; thermodynamically balanced manifolds and gate valves; standard, custom, and single-valve nozzles: and universally compatible modular hot-runner zone mold-temperature controllers.
Slab gate valves by Daniel Valve provide a spring-loaded seat/floating gate combination that provides low and high pressure seal; seat faces that are outside the flow stream in the fully open or closed position considerably extending seal life; two-piece stem design simplifies motor operator mounting; full thru-conduit port for passage of pigs, wipers, and scrapers; internal pressure relief to upstream side; secondary stem seal/packing injector; top entry for inline maintenance and double block and bleed.