Fluidmachine Control Pvt Ltd Blog http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/ Latest Products Mon, 06 Feb 2023 12:25:12 +0530 en-us http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in Use Single Piece Ball Valve For Low Maintenance Cost http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/use-single-piece-ball-valve-for-low-maintenance-cost_11540.htm Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:55:06 +0530 <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The word valve has derived from a Latin word name Valva, which means a moving part of a door. Generally, a valve is used to regulate or control the flow of any kind of fluid like water, gasses, slurries, etc. it works by opening, closing, or partially creating obstruction against the direction of the flow.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">In practical life, </span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #dbccff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">valves</span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> have many kinds of applications. Starting from the irrigation, controlling any kind of fluid in industrial purpose, residential purpose everywhere a valve is required.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">There are many kinds of valves available in the market. Among all of them, ball <a title="valves are used for maximum purposes." href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/industrial-valves.htm" target="_blank"><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">valves are used for maximum purposes</span></em>.</a> Ball valves are also further classified into three categories</span></p> <p><strong id="docs-internal-guid-9edef15e-7fff-a294-1818-e1d2291e4854" style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Why is the Application of Ball Valve being Maximum?</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The ball valve consists of a large sphere with a hole in the center, equal to the inside diameter of the mounted pipe. When the ball is rotated it fully opens the position of the valve which provides the full bore which is required for the unrestricted flow.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">If we notice the </span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #dbccff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">differences</span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> between a ball valve and a gate valve, will observe that the ball valve has very little resistance against the direction of the flow. When the ball valve is fully open its L/D ratio is 3, which provides it good workability. That’s why we prefer ball valves on maximum workplaces.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Classification of Ball Valves</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Mostly the ball valves are classified into three divisions. They are discussed below.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">● Single-piece Ball Valve: One of the big advantages of this valve is that there is no risk of leakage. They are designed with the </span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #dbccff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">presence</span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> of the standard port.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Their price is also very less as compared to the otters.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">They are very much easy to use for everyone. The </span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #dbccff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">design</span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> of these single-piece ball valves is API 6D / BS 5351 / ANSI B 16.34. They come with Flanged End / Socket Weld / Butt Weld / Screwed etc.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The MOC of this is A 105 / LF 2 / F 304 / F 316.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">● Two-Piece Ball Valve: These valves are available in a single-sealing joints design. They are completely leakproof. The Valves deliver on versatility, </span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #dbccff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">compact</span><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> design, and superior quality and are highly demanded industrial application.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">They also offer some extra features like replaceable seats and seals, anti-static devices, blowout-proof stems, and stainless-steel safety latch handles.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Their size is 1/2″ TO 12″. Class of the two-pipe ball valve is 150# / 300# / 600#.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">They come with the MOC of A 105 / LF 2 / F 304 / F 316 / WCB / CF 8 / CF 8M / CF3 / CF 3M / CN 7M.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">● Three pieces ball valve: Three-piece ball valves consist of three pieces: two end caps and a body. All the end caps are typically threaded or welded to the pipe and the main body section may be easily removed for cleaning or repair without removing the end caps. This three-piece ball valve can be a very valuable option because it prevents a line shutdown if maintenance is required.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /><br /></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Advantage of Single Piece Ball Valve</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">● They have a solid cast body. That’s why it can reduce the risk of leakage.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">● They come with very little cost. That’s why everyone can afford them.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">● They are very easy to control and use.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial; color: #333333; background-color: #ffffff; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">To get this anyone can search location wise. Like if anyone is from Chennai can search <em><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="Single Piece Ball Valve in Chennai." href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/single-piece-ball-valve.htm" target="_blank">Single Piece Ball Valve in Chennai.</a></span></em></span></p> <p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /></p> What is the Significance of Basket Strainer http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/what-is-the-significance-of-basket-strainer_11802.htm Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:31:18 +0530 <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Basket Strainer refers to the device consisting of a mesh screen for filtering out foreign particles. These are removed from the horizontal pipeline and the strainer. They will not make their way into other equipment like valves, pumps, traps, etc.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Read in detail to catch the details of the working principles of the Basket Strainer. </span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">How Will You Use Basket Strainers?</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Basket strainers protect the equipment from unwanted debris inside the pipeline. It may be foreign particles or dirt for making their way into the fluid. Typically, it must be installed in horizontal pipes with high loading capacity. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">These strainers are available in control valves, pumps, for removing corrosions and damage. It may be installed in series as well for enhancing its dust filtering capacity. It may be kept with multiple chambers as well. For reading more about it, read in below paras. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Mesh Sizing:-</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Each strainer contains a mesh basket to collect the dirt and later remove it. Mesh sizing must be coped up with job function, not only with system size. Be wise to select the mesh with a larger opening for collecting more debris. For smaller applications, small openings are ideal. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The size is measured as per the inlet and outlet port of the equipment. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Factors to Consider While Selecting the Correct Basket Strainer:-</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Each application may need a specific type of strainer. Each has its unique operation and measurement. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Important features will include temperature and pressure setting in the line. Apart from it, there are other factors like debris size, liquid flow, cleaning frequency, and proper maintenance regime. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">You can go with a <strong><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="duplex basket strainer" href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/basket-strainer.htm" target="_blank">duplex basket strainer</a></span></em></strong> for holding a couple of baskets with diverting valves. Here, one basket will be cleaned at a time whereas the other will be kept with the flow. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Maintenance of Basket Strainers:-</span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></strong></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">You may use the strainers for long years as far as you are upkeeping its maintenance. For higher flow, maintenance of pressure drop is the main finder for proper functioning. Installation of pressure gauges is an advanced level benefit for marking potential clogging on either side of the pipes. You may start the cleaning process when the pressure build-up takes place. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Make sure that you are monitoring the pressure daily and use it with a safe working limit. Before you clean and remove the strainer, you must keep the pressure level down or zero otherwise it would be the reason for property damage or personal injury. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><br /></span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">After removing it, flush it and then clean it with a chemical solution. Scrub the inner parts if required and clean the hardened debris. To have a backup in the cleaning process, you may take the extra screen. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Hence, you have got an idea of how to protect the downstream equipment from potential corrosion or damage. For smaller particles, you must keep the mesh size smaller. You need to trap the minute particles to show your work. </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-bcc12db0-7fff-6c8d-4406-66a3b1ca5aa2"> </span></p> <p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Check the pressure periodically and schedule your cleaning as well. This smaller purchase and installation will bring lifetime benefits to your system.</span></p> Valves That Play Important Role in Modern Plumbing Industry http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/valves-that-play-important-role-in-modern-plumbing-industry_12459.htm Tue, 01 Mar 2022 13:46:15 +0530 <p>Valves are the devices that work to control, regulate or direct flow within a process. Various purposes like starting and stopping flow on the valve, regulating pressure within the piping system, controlling the direction of fluid flow throughout the piping system and throttling flow rates in a piping system to get the maximum fluid delivery. </p> <p> </p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="Valves come in various types" href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/ball-valves.htm" target="_blank">Valves come in various types</a></span>, sizes and shapes to cater to different purposes of fluid flowing through pipes. Isolation valves, Safety relief valves, regulation valves, dual plate check valves etc are the common type of valves that are broadly used in plumbing industries. </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Different Types of Important Valves:</strong></p> <p>A few most important valves that are important in recent time plumbing industries are mentioned below. </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Butterfly Valves: </strong> This valve is primarily used to shutoff the flow of fluid in the pipeline. This valve consists of a valve body, disc, seat, stem and seals for proper functioning.Sometimes this valve works to regulate the flow of fluid as well. These valves come with several benefits like low maintenance, fast-acting, low cost and compact lightweight design. </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Three Piece Ball Valve: </strong></p> <p>Ball Valves Generally comes in three different types like one, two and three. The one-piece ball is generally cheap and not repairable whereas two-piece valves consist of two different pieces with threaded, bolt or flange connection assembly. But the three-ball valve comes with a different connection assembly. It consists of two end caps and a body. </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Connection assembly is primarily done by Flange, bolt or threaded methods:-</strong></p> <p>Three ball valves are used especially on those processes where heavy pressure valves are best suited for the purpose. For routinely servicing the ball valve are easy to disassemble and reassemble for servicing. Allows great flexibility for elastomers to be changed to accurate different temperatures, pressures and flows.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Wafer Check Valve:</strong></p> <p>These check valves are used to allow or block flow in a pipeline with the help of a swinging metal disc. Due to its design, it is the convenient one to use in the replacement of flanged check valves to serve the purpose. The wafer valve consists of moulded bodies around the area where the disc opens up during its operations. </p> <p> </p> <p>When three is no issues regarding the flow in the pipeline then wafer check valves are preferable over swing check valves, and for full port valve, swing check valves are used to serve the purpose.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Uni-Directional Knife Gate Valve:</strong> To control the flow of fluid a slide plate is used to stop the flowing of the fluid in a pipeline. These valves have a bevelled edge or sharp blade which Works as a gate to control flow. Typically Knife gates are two types Uni-Directional and Bi-Directional. According to the nature of the job any of the two knife gates are used.  </p> <p> </p> <p>The<span style="text-decoration: underline;"> <a title="right selection of valves " href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/industrial-valves.htm" target="_blank">right selection of valves </a></span>for a project can be tricky and complex at the same time. General characteristics like valve size, valve design and actuation method can somehow resolve the complexity of finding the right valve for the proposed job. Always do check the valve quality, alloys used to make the valve, ease of use etc. </p> <p> </p> <p>Dual plate check valve suppliers in India supplying best in class check valves across the major cities in India. Do contact them for the required valve for your next big project for relying on check valve solutions.</p> How to Choose a Good Basket Strainer? http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/how-to-choose-a-good-basket-strainer_12929.htm Thu, 19 May 2022 16:33:56 +0530 <p id="isPasted" style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">A basket strainer is a device that separates desired fluids or matter from dirt, trash, and other contaminants. Basket strainers play a crucial role in our lives, whether at home or in the workplace. They're used in a variety of industries, including food processing, power generation, pharmaceuticals, and the manufacturing of automobile fluid. To prevent pollution and provide a good working environment and surroundings, industries must use basket strainers or a filtration system. But keep in mind that basket strainers come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and different companies specialize in making them. </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Selecting a High-Performance Basket Strainer </strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>•    Material for construction</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">Material selection is critical, and it is determined by the application. It determines the basket strainer's efficiency, dependability, use, and durability. Iron, stainless steel, and carbon steel are all viable materials. The material is also determined by the chemical composition of fluids. Acidic, alkaline, water-based, or oil-based liquids are all possibilities. The fluid going through it must be compatible with the substance.</p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>•    The rate of flow</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">The rate at which the fluid goes through the basket is known as the flow rate. The size of the basket strainer you wish to buy is determined by the flow. You should also be aware of your filtration system's maximum working pressure. It's critical to share the system's specs with the seller or designer to ensure that it fits the flow rate and can bear the pressure, lowering the risk of mechanical failure.</p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>•    Perforations/mesh size</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/basket-strainer.htm" href="The basket strainer's efficiency" target="_blank">The basket strainer's efficiency </a></span>and effectiveness are determined by the mesh size. It's also crucial to know what kind of particles are passing through the basket strainer and what size they are. The number of perforations determines how much fluid flows through and how much dirt is stopped. Because the proportions fluctuate, the straining ability varies as well.</p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>•    The basket strainer's size or diameter is required</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">The basket strainer must have a diameter that is suitable for the housing. Filtration will be impossible if the basket strainer is too big or too tiny to fit into the housing. </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><br style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; word-break: break-word;" /></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>•    Temperature and operating pressure</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">To avoid any damage or breakdown, the pressure that the basket strainer can withstand must match that of the flowing fluids, which determines the basket's shape. Furthermore, some fluids' viscosity (ability to flow) fluctuates inversely with temperature. To choose a proper basket strainer, you must first determine the temperature of the flowing stream.</p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><br style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; word-break: break-word;" /></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Working Principle</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">When the basket strainer is turned on, the filtered water enters the strainer basket through the input, passes through the basket strainer panel, and exits the process flow outlet into the desired pipe. With this constant flow, more particles are collected, and the basket speed slows down with time. The transported sewage, on the other hand, runs continuously, narrowing and closing the basket strainer hole, resulting in a pressure differential between the input and the outflow.</p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">The differential pressure sensor communicates an electrical signal to the controller when the difference between intake and exit pressure exceeds a preset value, and the control mechanism starts the drive motor rotating the shaft via the transmitting element. At the same moment, the blowing port is opened, and debris is discharged through it. The differential pressure decreases to the minimal value as the basket strainer screen is cleaned by blowdown, the system returns to its original basket straining condition, and the system functions normally. </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">A casing, multiple basket strainer components, a backwashing device, a differential pressure regulator, and other components make up the basket strainer. During operation, liquid enters the lower chamber of the strainer through the intake and exits through the diaphragm hole into the interior chamber of the straining element. It's an automated filtration system that's unique, effective, and simple to use.</p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> </p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"><strong>Conclusion</strong></p> <p style="word-break: break-word; color: #414141; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">A good basket strainer from a basket strainer supplier in India is determined by a number of elements. You must first determine what you want from a basket strainer. You should also think about how you're going to use the basket strainer. Many firms produce basket strainers, and reading other people's reviews of certain items can help you decide which one is best for you.</p> A Complete And Detailed Guide Explaining Butterfly Valves & Its Components http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/a-complete-and-detailed-guide-explaining-butterfly-valves-its-components_13342.htm Sat, 20 Aug 2022 14:50:41 +0530 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Butterfly valves from any Double Flanged Butterfly Valve Supplier, are now used primarily to halt, control, or initiate the flow and are a member of the quarter-turn rotational motion valve family. Because of their affordability, quick performance, and lightweight, butterfly valves are widely used in the industry. </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Larger devices are often motorised, whilst smaller butterfly valves are typically operated manually. Butterfly valves allow for the use of smaller components, which considerably decreases weight, cost, and space constraints. Butterfly valves isolate the body from the flowing media with just two wetted sections and a variety of valve linings, negating the need for pricey exotic materials.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Lower torques are produced by the disc's smooth form and lack of crevices, and butterfly valves are simple to install, maintain, and repair thanks to their layout.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><br /></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Components of a Butterfly Valve:</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">A butterfly valve is made up of four basic parts: the body, disc, stem, and seat.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>● Valve body: </strong>Butterfly valves have a body that fits two pipe flanges; the most popular body design is the lug and wafer variety.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>● Valve disc:</strong> The component that halts the flow is the disc (disc). Variations in disc design and orientation are available to enhance flow, sealing, and operating torque.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>● Valve Stem:</strong> Butterfly valve stems can be either one-piece or two-piece shaft designs. Stem design must exclude the possibility of galling between comparable corrosion-resistant materials.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>● Valve Seat:</strong> Butterfly valve seats use an interference fit between the disc edge and the seat to provide shutdown. It is possible to push, connect, or lock the seat into the body.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">The butterfly valve's seat features a variety of designs depending on the manufacturer. A common option is a single-piece flexible PTFE seat. Because there are no O-rings or metallic springs to restrict the temperatures or corrosive circumstances that the PTFE seat can be subjected to, the single-piece seat is significant.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">When the line pressure is applied, the whole cross-section of the seat is pressured, causing the seat to deflect naturally when the disc is put under strain.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><br /></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Valve Sizing:-</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">The nominal diameter of the pipe does not determine the size of butterfly valves from a <em><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="Double Flanged Butterfly Valve" href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/double-flanged-butterfly-valve.htm" target="_blank">Double Flanged Butterfly Valve</a></span></em> Exporter, used for control reasons. To obtain the proper control characteristics, the size is chosen based on the operational parameters. The properties of the opening angle should be taken into account while determining the size. Typically, certain butterfly valves are made with features that are almost similar in % across an opening of 600.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Depending on the body classification or the seat shut-off capability, whichever is lower, the optimum working capacity is determined.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><br /></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Valve Advantages:</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">When compared to other valve types, butterfly valves provide several benefits - </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● Low space requirements; compact design.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● Lightweight; sustained by the pipe system without difficulty.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● less expensive and raw material-intensive.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● Less time is spent opening or shutting; quick operation.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● Simple to install</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● Low operation torque results in simple operation.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● sizes that are quite huge</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● an increase in energy efficiency</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● High-pressure restoration after a low-pressure dip</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">● extended valve life</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;">The rapid shut-off concept underlies how a Double Flanged Butterfly Valve functions. The valve's round disc, or "butterfly," is positioned in the middle of the pipe, allowing a rod to pass through it and reach an actuator on the valve's outer side. The metal disc is spun using the handwheel to keep it parallel or perpendicular to the flow, and it opens or stops the flow.</span></p> The Importance Of Resilient Seat Butterfly Valves http://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/blog/the-importance-of-resilient-seat-butterfly-valves_13768.htm Tue, 22 Nov 2022 13:24:11 +0530 <h2>What Is A Resilient Seat Butterfly Valve?</h2> <p>Resilient seat butterfly valves are used in industries for isolating or controlling the flow of certain liquids. It is just a type of valve. In reality, it is the closing mechanism at the center of the valve. The closing operation is carried out by a disc at the center. The disc at the center is connected to a handle or actuator by means of a shaft. This shaft passes through the top of the valve body through the disc.</p> <p>As against ball valves, a butterfly valve is always found in the flow. This helps to reduce the pressure which at times might be beneficial. The added benefit of using resilient seat butterfly valves in India is that they help to quickly shut off the flow. They also need less support. <br /><br /></p> <h3>How Do Resilient Seat Butterfly Valves Operate?</h3> <p>Resilient seat butterfly valves operate in a style that is unique. They operate in quarter turns which means that turning the closed disc at 90° will make the valve open fully and vice versa. To restrain the flow, the valves can be opened incrementally. To achieve perfection and precision, an actuator can be used. Manual operation is also possible.</p> <p>As the requirement is, actuators can be customized to ensure incremental flow. In such cases, positioners are used for pneumatic and hydraulic actuators. Sometimes modulating boards are used when an electric actuator is used.<br /><br /></p> <h3>Factors On Which Selection Of Butterfly Valves Depend</h3> <h3>There are many factors on which the selection of a butterfly depends. These factors include:</h3> <p>• The conditions of its applications</p> <p>• The temperature setting is also vital</p> <p>• The pressure exerted on it</p> <p>• The type of media flowing through<br /><br /></p> <h4>Types Of Butterfly Valves Available</h4> <p>There are primarily three main types of butterfly valves found with <em><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a title="resilient seat butterfly valve suppliers " href="https://www.fuidmachinecontrol.co.in/resilient-seat-butterfly-valve.htm" target="_blank">resilient seat butterfly valve suppliers </a></span></em>in the country. They are generally inclusive of the following:</p> <p>• Zero offset butterfly valves – They help in loosening problems that may happen between the disc and the seat of the butterfly valve. It is used in the handling of chemicals, food, coatings, and some solid & abrasive applications.</p> <p>• Double offset butterfly valves – This design helps the valve disc to leave the valve seat very fast. It reduces the wear out and increases the operational life of the valve. It is used in high-temperature applications.</p> <p>• Triple offset butterfly valves – The elements in this design eradicate rubbing between the seat and seal ring. They are used for applications that are similar to gate valves. It can also be used for both high- and low-temperature applications.<br /><br /></p> <h5>The Purpose Of Using Butterfly Valves</h5> <p>If space is at a premium, then butterfly valves are best suited for the purpose. They are used to curb the flow of the media and regulate it as well. And it can be done in fully open as well as closed positions. And the pressure that is exerted is also small, which is also a requirement at times.<br /><br /></p> <h6>Conclusion</h6> <p>If operated at optimum conditions, butterfly valves can last anything between 5 and 10 years. But it is all dependent on its quality and the maintenance that it receives. Thus proper usage and handling are also very important along with its quality.</p>