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Classification of Control Valves

Classification of Control Valves : Globe Valve, Gate Valve, Butterfly Valve, Check Valve, Ball Valve, Disk Valve, Diaphragm Valve, Linear Valve,Rotary Valve

The control valves are basically classified into two types.

  1. Linear and
  2. Rotary.

Classification of Control Valves

The below figure shows in detailed classification of control valves based on Linear & Rotary movement.

Control Valve Classification

In addition to LINEAR and ROTARY, control valves are also classified according to their GUIDING METHODS, CHARACTERIZATION METHODS, and the nature of SERVICES they are applied within.

Control Valve Types

The below figure shows simplified version of control valves classification.

Different Types of Control Valves

Reference : cashco

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