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Last edited 09 Jul 2021
Types of valve
Valves are mechanical devices that control the flow of fluids such as gas, liquid, fluidised solids, slurries, and so on, by opening, closing or partially obstructing a passage.
Types of valve include:
- Air regulation valve.
- Air admittance valve.
- Air attenuator valve.
- Ball valve.
- Butterfly valve.
- Check valve.
- Differential pressure control valve.
- Differential type dry pipe valve.
- Dry pipe valve.
- Durgo valve.
- Flap valve.
- Four-port valve.
- Gate valve.
- Mechanical type dry pipe valve.
- Non-return valve.
- Pressure independent control valve.
- Pressure-relief valve.
- Quick-closing valve.
- Three-port valve.
- Two-port valve.
- Wet alarm valve.
- Zone valve.
See also: Valve.
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