This series knife gate valve is a kind of gate valve, it is straight stroke cut off valve, the knife gate valve gate head has oblique cutting edge, has certain cutting effect to the medium, can be equipped with manual, pneumatic, electric actuator, widely used in papermaking, mining, chemical, sewage treatment and other process automatic control system.
A Knife Gate Valve is a type of valve that is designed to control the flow of fluids through a pipe by means of a blade or gate that slides back and forth across the opening of the valve. This type of valve is commonly used in industrial applications, such as pulp and paper mills, chemical plants, and mining operations.
The knife gate valve is often preferred over other types of valves in applications where the valve needs to operate in a fully open or fully closed position, and where a tight shut-off is required. The knife gate valve is also designed to handle slurries and other abrasive materials, which can be difficult for other types of valves to handle.
The blade or gate in a knife gate valve is usually made of stainless steel or another corrosion-resistant material, and is designed to slide back and forth across the opening of the valve. When the valve is fully open, the blade is retracted into the body of the valve, allowing the fluid to flow freely through the pipe. When the valve is fully closed, the blade is pushed tight against the valve seat, creating a tight seal that prevents any fluid from passing through the valve.
Knife gate valves can be operated manually, electrically, or pneumatically, depending on the needs of the application. They are available in a wide range of sizes and materials to meet the needs of different industries and applications.
Tight shut-off: Knife gate valves provide a tight shut-off, which is essential in applications where leakage cannot be tolerated.
Abrasion-resistant: Knife gate valves are designed to handle abrasive materials, such as slurries, which can damage other types of valves.
Low maintenance: Knife gate valves are typically easy to maintain and require minimal maintenance over their lifetime.
Versatility: Knife gate valves can be used in a wide range of industrial applications, including mining, chemical processing, wastewater treatment, and pulp and paper manufacturing.
Cost-effective: Knife gate valves are often more cost-effective than other types of valves, due to their simple design and ease of maintenance.
Compact size: Knife gate valves are often more compact than other types of valves, which makes them a good choice in applications where space is limited.
Easy to operate: Knife gate valves can be operated manually, electrically, or pneumatically, depending on the needs of the application, and are generally easy to operate.
Knife gate valves are commonly used in a variety of industrial applications where a tight shut-off and resistance to abrasive materials are essential. Some common applications for knife gate valves include:
Mining: Knife gate valves are often used in mining operations to control the flow of abrasive slurries, tailings, and other materials.
Chemical processing: Knife gate valves are used in the chemical industry to control the flow of corrosive and abrasive fluids, such as acids, caustics, and slurries.
Pulp and paper manufacturing: Knife gate valves are used in the pulp and paper industry to control the flow of wood chips, pulp, and other materials.
Wastewater treatment: Knife gate valves are used in wastewater treatment facilities to control the flow of sludge and other materials.
Food and beverage processing: Knife gate valves are used in the food and beverage industry to control the flow of materials such as chocolate, sugar syrups, and fruit pulp.
Power generation: Knife gate valves are used in power plants to control the flow of ash and other materials in boilers and other equipment.
|Seat Leakage Class||MSS SP81-2001: D，AA|
|Body Material||WCB、CF8、CF8M etc.|
|Trim Material||16Mn+ENP+Stellite/304spraying Stellite/304nitriding/304+WC etc.|
|Seal Material||PTFE, Flexible graphite|
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