globe valve


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globe valve

[′glōb ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for regulating flow in a pipeline, consisting of a movable disk-type element and a stationary ring seat in a generally spherical body.

globe valve

globe valve
A valve in which the flow of water is controlled by a movable spindle which lowers to a fixed seat, thereby restricting the flow through the valve opening; the spindle is fitted with a washer to provide tight closure; usually enclosed in a chamber having a globular shape.
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A good flow rate and controllability is achieved due to the globe valve design.
Globe Valve continued using the red brass sand molds for its "under-the-counter" or "behind-the-wall" work and switched to a low-lead yellow brass alloy using the permanent mold process for finer surface finish faucets and other cosmetic plumbing castings.
First, close the globe valve and remove the pipe cap.
During 1986 alone, the Globe Valve foundry disposed of approximately 3500 tons of EP-Toxic wastes at a hazardous waste landfill.
The GEMU 566 stainless steel globe valve has a valve body in which the control mechanism is already integrated.
Dresser Masoneilan[R], focusing on the design, manufacture and support of process-control valves and solutions, says its Camflex II rotary globe valve helps customers meet strict environmental emissions standards.
Aseptic globe valve impresses in terms of both function and maintenance
To complete the range of globe valve bodies, an additional design has now also been included.
However, positive identification of a globe valve must be made internally because other valve types may have globular-appearing bodies.