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Ask The Experts: What Is A Check Valve?

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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What is a Check valve? Most valves are operated by a human, air pressure, or even electricity. When these elements are unavailable or fail to perform, a check valve keeps on working. A check valve is intended to automatically shut off when pressure reduces or changes direction so that fluids or gasses are only able to […]

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Ask The Experts: What is a globe valve?

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What is a globe valve? A globe valve is intended to start and stop flow like most valves and is also good for throttling fluids and changing pressure. Another benefit of a globe valve is its ability to prevent backflow. It can be visually recognized by its round body. Globe valves do not pass fluids straight through […]

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Ask The Experts: What’s the difference between ductile iron, cast iron, and stainless steel?

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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Ductile iron, cast iron, and stainless steel have different costs but are used to make the same parts. Why does it matter which one I use? Is spending the extra money on ductile iron or stainless steel going to make a difference? In the past, U.S. Coast guard and Navy regulations have changed to substitute […]

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Ask the Experts: What is a gate valve?

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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What is a gate valve? Gate valves are used to restrict the flow of a fluid that is flowing through a pipe in a straight line. This is an effective and reliable way to stop the flow of a fluid. Gate valves are meant to operate either fully open or fully closed. The slow opening […]

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Ask the Experts: Electrolysis, why is my copper nickel corroding so fast?

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Jeremy is a former sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. His specialty is engaging customers in creative ways and building relationship with key players in marine PVF industry.
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“Ask the Experts” is our way of answering some of the common questions we receive from customers in day-to-day business. We rely on a broad network of marine piping industry experts to get to the bottom of some of the challenging questions in ship repair.  Have a question you want answered? Email it to [email protected] […]

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