Types of Check Valves


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Various check valve types have been developed to cater to the diversified requirements in piping systems in various applications.These various types of check valves offer many advantages and disadvantages .One type of check valve ideal for one application may be misfit for another application.Plant engineers have to look into many factors to decide which type of valve would be they using in that particular application.

Following are the main check valve types used in various applications.

  1. Swing Check Valve
  2. Tilting Disk Check Valves
  3. Lift Check Valves
  4. Piston Check Valves
  5. Butterfly Check Valves
  6. Stop Check Valves
  7. Other Check valve types (Ball check valve, diaphragm check valve etc)