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Butterfly Valve Design Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of butterfly valve design companies and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source butterfly valve design companies with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate butterfly valve design companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture butterfly valves for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading butterfly valve design companies. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for butterfly valves design for relief system, v port butterfly valve design, or single offset butterfly valve design.

  • Elkhart, IN

    Trying to stay ahead of the flow? Come to NIBCO®, where that's our company motto. Our butterfly valves soar high above our competitors. Check out our stainless steel butterfly valves and our unique flanged butterfly valves. Our flanged valve can be used to replace gate, plug, ball and spooled butterfly valves.

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  • Coraopolis, PA

    For over 40 years, the Process Development Control team has been a leader in our industry. Our years of experience in design and fabrication have earned us a loyal customer base. The customization that we offer guarantees that we will have the right butterfly valve design to meet your needs. We can and do offer true “Value in Valves.” Visit our website today to learn more!

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  • Kentwood, MI

    PureFlex is a world leading manufacturer of high performance Fluoropolymer and Composite products and technologies. We specialize in the manufacturing of fluid handling and sealing products specifically designed for Chemical, Pharmaceutical and ultra-pure related industries. Some of our products include butterfly valves, ball valves check valves, hose and fittings.

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  • Grass Valley, CA

    Huntington was founded in 1969 and has become the leader in ultra-high vacuum design and manufacturing. Our products can be found in industrial and research applications throughout the world. Huntington remains on the cutting edge of technology while providing superior cost performance. Some of our products include bellows, chambers, flanges and fittings.

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  • Edmonton, AB

    Score Valves manufactures the TRICENTRIC® Triple Offset Metal Seated Butterfly valves, sizes 3"-72" ANSI CL 150-600#. The Score-TRICENTRIC® Valve is built to exacting standards and designs, with a proven history in oil and gas, petrochemical, refinery, pulp and paper.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Clarifying the Different Types of Valves-Ball, Globe, Gate and Butterfly

by Jenny Knodell, IQS Editor Valves are simple machines that are used to regulate the flow of liquid by obstructing the pipe or passageway. They're found anywhere liquids flow, including indoor plumbing systems more specifically, your faucet. When you turn the sink handle, out comes water. Turn it back, and it stops flowing. This is the basic job of a valve often taken for granted, since they are so simple and common, but what would we do without them? Probably pay hefty water bills each month. They've been in use... Read More

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Butterfly Valve Design

Butterfly valve design is the most important aspect of these valves that control the flow of fluid through a piping system. The butterfly style uses a circular vane or a disc as the shutoff mechanism. They have a quick opening and closing quarter turn function that controls the flow of liquids or gases.

Butterfly valves typically pivot on axes perpendicular to the direction of flow inside the flow chamber and are situated on a spindle that allows for flow in a single direction. They are frequently used as throttling devices, controlling the levels of flow in entirely closed, entirely open or partially open positions. Butterfly valve suppliers stock numerous closure types and body configurations, depending on the type of flow control needed and the design. Butterfly valves are commonly composed of metals like cast iron, aluminum and stainless steel, but can also be made from various plastics. Butterfly valves are designed and sold in many diameters, resulting in different flow rates. Smaller butterfly valve assemblies may be used where space is limited. Butterfly valves are used in many food transporting and chemical plants where controllable product flow is required. Other specific applications include HVAC, petroleum recovery and industries that use high pressure water.


Butterfly valves are fairly simple in design. When prompted, the disc rotates and stands upright in the pipe, resting on a seal or gasket and forming a tight seat. The design offers many benefits. First of all, they generally have a long life cycle. Butterfly valves are easy to maintain, lightweight and compact and able to handle a wide range of temperatures. These valves are also very reliable because of their tight shutoff, reducing the amount of leakage. These butterfly valves are categorized as rotary valves, which are generally recognized by the quarter turn that is used to move from the open to closed position and back again. This results in a lower surface friction, which means that these valves can be smaller than others and still operate efficiently. Compared with ball valves, butterfly valves do not have pockets to trap fluids when the valve is in the closed position. A certain kind, flanged butterfly valves, can be mounted between flanges. Another, the lug butterfly valve, uses metal inserts that are attached to the valve's bolt holes. Using an independent set of bolts for each flange, this butterfly valve's assembly is fixed between two flanges. Finally, wafer butterfly valves are the cheapest and most popular type of butterfly valves because of their simplicity and ease of use.


Butterfly Valve Design
Butterfly Valve Design
Butterfly Valve Design - Butterfly Valves & Controls Inc.
Butterfly Valve Design - Butterfly Valves & Controls Inc.