When it comes to globe valves, you can never be too prepared. There are several important things to learn and keep in mind. A globe valve consists of three main components: the body, the bonnet, and the stem. The stem is a rotating part that is located at the top of the valve. Inside the stem is a small disk that moves up and down. This disk can be metallic or non-metallic and may be of a variety of shapes.
The globe valve works by regulating the flow of liquid or gas. It has a movable plug and a stationary ring seat. It is used in pipelines to control the flow. A screw can be screwed into the plug, which moves up and down to regulate the flow of the fluid.
In addition to the stem, there are other components that make up the globe valve. The body contains the ports that allow fluid to pass through the valve. The stem is usually smooth, but can be threaded or non-threaded. The body of the globe valve also includes the bonnet, which is the outer part of the valve. It connects the disc and the bonnet to the valve body, providing a leak-proof closure. The bonnet can also be bolted or screwed into the body.
There are many different types of globe valves. The three main types are Y-shaped, Z-shaped, and angle-shaped. You can also get custom designs. If you need a valve that meets a specific requirement, you can select one of these designs. This way, you’ll be able to make sure you’re getting the right valve for the right application.
Globe valves can be a useful tool in regulating fluid flow. There are a variety of benefits for using globe valves. They can be used in water systems, turbine seals, and fuel oil systems. Their low pressure coefficients and ability to resist cavitation make them a good choice for many applications.
Globe valves are used to control the flow of liquids and gases. Standard patterns are designed to block flow in several points of the valve body. This leads to a large pressure drop during fluid passage. The standard pattern globe valve has the lowest flow coefficient. Angle pattern globe valves are designed for a variety of applications. They can be used in processing plants, bypass lines, and flow regulation operations.
Another important thing to know about globe valves is the flow direction. Most of them are installed with the stem vertical. This helps maintain a tight seal when closed. A vertical stem is a good thing to consider if you’re working with these valves. When the stem is vertical, the fluid stream will be connected to the pipe side of the valve above the disk.