Ball Valves

Ball Valves

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 When you finish this lesson, you will be able to explain the use, selection, and design of ball valves found in industrial applications.

• Describe the operation of a ball valve

• Identify the ball valve’s advantages and disadvantages

• List the four common ball valve port designs

• List the four general ball valve body styles

• Explain the significance of valve handle positions on a ball valve