Advantages of Poppet Valves

Advantages of poppet valves are as follows

i) Response of poppet valve is very fast- short stroke to provide maximum flow opening
ii) They give larger opening (larger flow) of valves for a small stroke
iii) The valve seats are usually simple elastic seals so wear is minimum
iv) They are insensitive to dust and dirt and they are robust, seats are self cleaning
v) Maintenance is easy and economical.
vi) They are inexpensive
vii) They give longer service life: short stroke and few wearing parts give minimum wear and
maximum life capabilities