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Customers wanting the best in Needle Valves need look no further than Swagelok to meet all their needs. Swagelok Needle Valves are used in flow metering applications, where a constant, calibrated flow must be maintained. A Needle Valve has a long tapered point at the end of the valve stem that is lowered through the seat to restrict or block flow, as required, and a needle-shaped plunger on the end of the screw which exactly fits the point. Fluid flowing through the valve turns at 90 degrees, and passes through the orifice that is the seat for a rod with a cone shaped tip. The finely threaded stem, and large seat area allow for the precise calibration of resistance to flow. As the plunger is retracted, flow between is possible - until the plunger is completely retracted, fluid flow is impeded.
Needle Valves must be easy to shut off, and pressure sensitive to maintain the correct level of flow. The Valves must allow for precise adjustments of flow, and be adjustable to conform to the requirements of a particular system - Needle Valves require many turns of the valve stem to open or close, which means a range of flow, can be allowed for. They are used control flow into delicate gauges, where sudden surges of pressurized fluid can cause damaged, and in situations where flow must be gradually, and precisely brought to a halt. They are also used where a small rate of flow is required. They are not for use in simple shut off applications. The valves should be easy to shut off completely with no more than 'finger tight' pressure. Swagelok Valves guarantee a long service life, and compact design.
A valve, in the basic sense, is a device used to start the movement of any kind of substances, whether gases, liquefied solids to any types of liquids. This apparatus controls the movement of the above-mentioned elements by opening, slightly blocking or completely closing various passageways. This type of device is useful in different applications, which include home use, military, business, transportation and the industrial setting. Valves are utilized in two different means; that is either by using pressure when used in the steam engine's safety control, or it can work within a regulated manner, like when valves have a chief role in the cycle control of a machine's engine such as when it is being run by a camshaft.
Cases and Ball Valves in the products of leading manufacturers are made by hot pressing or hot forging. Manufacturers producing fake not spent on buying such technology and its products are manufactured by casting. These products are characterized by an uneven surface of the body, rolls, may have a mixed structure of the material - with aerial shells and, consequently, low reliability. Ball valves (balls) rigged valves are often not made of brass, and of transformer steel, coated or even without it. Steel balls quickly corrode and cease to be leak proof. Failure to invest in the copper alloy brass faucet body makes it suspiciously easy. Steel ball compensates for this lack of weight, masking the presence of thin-wall housing is unacceptable.
Generally speaking, the valve for low-pressure and non-corrosive fluid is made of cast iron or cast copper. The high or middle-pressure is made of cast steel or forged steel. As for the valve used in the high-temperature or high-pressure, it will select the alloyed steel as the main material. Beside, stainless steel, plastics, chlorimet such as titanium alloy or lead alloy are applicable for the main materials of the valve used for the corrosive fluid.
Swagelok is a $1.3 Billion privately-held company which specializes in the design, manufacture and delivery of an ever expanding range of fluid system products and solutions. Swagelok provides knowledge, resources, innovations and value to customers worldwide through an exclusive network of authorized sales and service centers which assures their reputation for consistent performance, service and value in all that they do. Swagelok Valves are the result of metallurgy and materials science expertise built on decades of research into the physical properties of stainless steel, advanced alloys, flouropolymers and other plastics. This, along with new fluid system product development, and continual refinement of existing products, means that Swagelok Valves are cutting edge, reliable, easy to install, and guaranteed to be of the highest quality.