What is a Check Valve?
- Check valves are a method for controlling the flow of gases or liquids.
- Check valves are cost saving devices that prevent waste and protect equipment.
- Check valves vary according to the flow rate, media gravity and temperature, line size, pressure, and velocity of the flow, which can be seen in the chart below.
- A basic check valve has four individual parts: body, seat, disk, and cover.
- There are endless varieties of check valves to fit multiple applications.