Types Of Butterfly Valves
As far as the valve application, space and weight are concerned, the butterfly valve provides many advantages compared to other valves. You can classify it into a manual, electrical, pneumatic valve. In this article, it will see various types of this butterfly valves.
These units are available in LUG and Wafer styles. Each type has a different installation procedure. The type of lug style is used in a system where a low-pressure rating is needed most of the time.
Triple offset type.
These units display high performance and can be found in refineries. Apart from this, they can be found in offshore systems, especially in an environment where the conditions are extreme. Some triple offsets feature metal-on-metal chairs and disk closure. The beauty of this system is that it is fireproof.
Double offset type.
These units are designed to withstand temperatures of up to 1200 degrees Fahrenheit. This valve has a double offset disc. In addition, it has a rod that allows the disk to return to the position when it is closed.
This was a brief description of different types of butterfly valves and the advantages offered by these units. If you are looking to choose these units for your system, we suggest that you consider the advantages of each type. This is important if you want to make the best choice.