Gate Valves

Gate Valves

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 After this lesson, you will be able to explain the use, selection, and design of a gate valve. You will also be able to describe how different service conditions affect gate valve configuration.

• Describe the operation of a gate valve

• Discuss some advantages and disadvantages of a gate valve

• List various gate valve disk configurations and identify the conditions under which they are used

• Describe different gate valve stem and valve seat designs