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What To Know About Butterfly Valve?

There are generally numerous types of valves that are crucial part in the industrial industry and butterfly valve is one of them. It is also used for plumbing and commercial fitting services.

Butterfly valves ( which is also known as วาล์วผีเสื้อ in the Thai language) usually constructed of a combination of metals such as cast iron, stainless steel, and brass, it’s pretty durable, have long shelf-life, and are relatively cheap to purchase, and can carry a variety of different gases and liquids at higher temperatures.

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It’s design is also unique from other valves, it consist of rotating shaft that has a disk mounted onto it. The disk is lighter than the ball and requires less structure support. They are very small and quickly open and closed when any action will be taken. It’s also similar to the ball valve.

It can be configured to operate manually, electronically or pneumatically. Pneumatic valves operate most rapidly. Automated pneumatic butterfly valves are both reliable and durable.  Electronic valves require a signal to the gearbox to open or close, while pneumatic valves can be either single or double actuated.


  • Cooling water, air, gases, fire protection.
  • Slurry and similar services.
  • Vacuum service.
  • High-pressure and high-temperature water and steam services.
  • Compressed air or gas applications.

These applications can help you to make the better choice before making a purchase. So before choosing any valve you can consider all these information and find the appropriate one as per your required needs.