Valve casting is a component in pipelines that control the liquid flowing system. The valve helps in changing the passage and direction of flow of the fluid. Its function is of diversion, regulation, cut off, strangulating, check, and split relief. These are ordinary in pharmaceutical, petrochemical, chemical, paper, mining, and many other fields.
The main types of valve casting are:
Carbon steel, stainless steel, grey iron, and ductile iron are some of the materials used in the parts of valve casting
The valve casting process varies according to the materials and dimensions of it. The process includes-
There are many steps involved in the manufacturing and processing of industrial valves. They are:
To conclude, it is essential to mention that few factors help in knowing high-quality valve casting, one of which is the time taken during the testing. Long service valve castings are an indication of good quality.
A good quality valve longs up to almost five years while a low quality lasts only up to or even less than three years.
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