Basic parts of a Valve


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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.

  1. Body of valve
  2. Bonnet of valve
  3. trim (internal elements) e.g Stem and disc ,seat and sleeve of valve stem
  4. actuator of valve
  5. packing of valve