Stainless Steel Globe Valve
It features a linear motion valve element, typically a plug or a disc, which moves up and down to open or close the valve. The valve element is connected to a stem, operated by an actuator, such as a handle or a motor, to move the valve element and control the fluid flow.
A globe valve is a type of valve that is used to control the flow of fluids, such as liquids or gases. The valve consists of a round body with a movable disc that can be opened or closed to regulate the flow. The disc is connected to a stem, which is operated by a handle or actuator to control the flow.
The main difference between a steel globe valve and a stainless steel globe valve is the material of construction. Stainless steel is a type of steel that contains a minimum of 10.5% chromium, which makes it more resistant to corrosion and rust than regular steel. This makes stainless steel globe valves well suited for harsh environments and applications where corrosion resistance is important.
Advantages of stainless steel globe valve:
- It is highly resistant to corrosion
- It is a strong and durable material
- It has a long service life
- Easy to clean and maintain
Disadvantages of stainless steel globe valve:
- It is generally heavier
- It is difficult to open or close the valve
- It can cause a reduction in the flow rate
Applications of stainless steel globe valve:
- Power generation
- Oil and gas
- Chemical processing
Parts of stainless steel globe valve: