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Steam line valve

  1. Oct 10, 2013 #1
    hi guys......can anyone tell me that whether v use only globe valve in steamline connections in common practice????
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  3. Oct 10, 2013 #2
    If the valve is normally open, and closed only to isolate the line for maintenance then a gate valve would be specified (lower cost). If the valve is throttled to control flow a globe valve is specified. Throttling a gate valve offers poor flow control and quickly wrecks the discs so the valve will leak by when closed.
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