Lubricants for Your Valves’ Gearbox

Theory: Cold weather dictates a different type of lubricant to avoid seizure and promote proper function inside the gear housing. Global Valve and Controls states, “in order to have a proper functioning valve it is necessary to use the correct grease inside the gear housing.” In a case study where non-cold rated grease is applied to a valve that is heading to Wyoming, where the weather can be frigid seven months out of the year; the likelihood of the valve seizing becomes increased and the…

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Facts about Threaded End Ball Valves

The valve has many components that you can choose from when ordering, thus it is always important to know the media or application the valve will be used in. Knowing what end connections you need is very crucial. Not all applications can accommodate. GVC offers: Raised Face (Flanged) Connections Ring Type Joint (Flanged) Connections Threaded Ends Socket Weld Ends Occasionally Butt Weld (Not Standard Production End Connection) Fact: Did you know that Flanged End Connections are known for being easy to apply to your project?…

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20 RP VS 20 FP

Have you ever wondered what the difference of a 20 Reduced Port Ball Valve and a 20 Full Port Ball Valve?What do you think the differences are after reviewing the chart above? Observers below: –   Operations Director states, “Well the cost is a big one, however, the CV Factor changes. Although, the port also changes, but a Reduced Port constricts the flow while the Full Port allows the flow to just flow.” –   Vice President of Sales & Marketing states, “One is full port and…

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