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How to choose butterfly valve and gate valve?

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Butterfly valves and gate valves are two kinds of valves with a wide range of uses. Bundor Vavle will introduce to you how to choose between butterfly valves and gate valves?

The butterfly valve can not only be cut off, but also has the function of adjusting the flow rate.The scope of application is wider than that of gate valves.Butterfly valve opening and closing fast, but also can be opened and closed frequently, so there are more frequent opening and closing requirements or environmental conditions for opening and closing speed, butterfly valve is the first choice.

Under the same conditions caliber, butterfly shape to be more compact, lighter weight, installation space is limited in operating conditions, select folder-off valve, will be more space-saving.Butterfly valves of the same caliber are also cheaper than gate valves in price.

In addition, the butterfly valve is more suitable to be made into a large-diameter, and it is also suitable to use the butterfly valve in the medium pipeline containing small particles and other impurities.But the butterfly valve also has shortcomings. Its pressure and operating temperature range are not as good as gate valves, and its sealing performance is not as good as gate valves.The price of the butterfly valve of the same caliber is much lower than that of the gate valve.