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Ask The Experts: What is a butterfly 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 butterfly valve? As far as valves go, butterfly valves are a fairly new design. They are simple, easy to install, and easy to use. A butterfly valve uses a disc that turns 90° to allow materials to flow through. This is different from other valves that move the disc out of the way […]

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Ask The Experts: Bolt Patterns

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Why do my parts have mismatched bolt holes? We’ve had a lot of questions lately about bolt patterns and why bolt holes don’t always match up, so here’s a brief overview of bolt layout. Bolts holes are set up so that a bolt can pass through 2 parts and secure them together. The goal is for […]

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Ask The Experts: Valves 101

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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 are marine valves? For most of our customers, this may seem like a silly question. We get it salty dogs, this article isn’t for you. However, with a wave of millennials entering the workforce, someone needs to cover the basics. Today, I’m going to break down valves Barney-style so that when you start reading […]

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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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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 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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