Valves have some basic parts in common irrespective of the type of valve.These basic parts of valves serve different functions during the operation of valve.Understanding of basic parts of a valve practically helps plant operators and maintainers to perform their duties in a better way.
Following are the basic parts of a valve.
- Body of valve
- Bonnet of valve
- trim (internal elements) e.g Stem and disc ,seat and sleeve of valve stem
- actuator of valve
- packing of valve