Advantages And Disadvantages of Choosing a Butterfly Valve

17 Jun.,2022

What are the advantages and disadvantages of butterfly valves? Haiying Valve butterfly valve manufacturers will introduce some reasons for choosing butterfly valves.


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What are the advantages and disadvantages of butterfly valves? Haiying Valve butterfly valve manufacturer will introduce some reasons for choosing butterfly valves. Butterfly valves are one of the fastest-growing valve varieties in the past ten years. They are widely used and continue to expand in variety and quantity. They have high temperature, high pressure, large diameter, and high sealing. Performance, long life, excellent adjustment characteristics, mainly composed of valve body, valve stem, butterfly plate and sealing ring.


Advantages of butterfly valves

ㆍIt is convenient and quick to open and close, labor saving, low fluid resistance, and can be operated frequently;

ㆍSimple structure, small size, short structure length, small size, light weight, suitable for large-diameter valves;

ㆍMud can be transported, and the accumulation of liquid at the pipe mouth is the least;

ㆍUnder low pressure, good sealing can be achieved;

ㆍGood adjustment performance;

ㆍWhen fully open, the effective flow area of the valve seat channel is larger, and the fluid resistance is smaller;

ㆍThe opening and closing moment is small, because the discs on both sides of the rotating shaft are basically the same under the action of the medium, and the direction of the torque is opposite, so the opening and closing is more labor-saving;

ㆍThe sealing surface material is generally rubber or plastic, so the low-pressure sealing performance is good;

ㆍEasy to install;

ㆍThe operation is flexible and labor-saving, manual, electric, pneumatic and hydraulic modes can be selected.

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Disadvantages of butterfly valves

ㆍButterfly Valve Throttling service limited to low differential pressure.

ㆍCavitation and choked flow are two potential concerns.

ㆍButterfly Valve disc movement guides and affects by flow turbulence


Choosing a butterfly valve is important to choose a reliable valve supplier. Haiying Valve has many years of experience in butterfly valve manufacturing and exports to the world. If you have any questions or needs about butterfly valves, Chat with us anytime, we can help.