The provided 2-1/2" (DN65) wafer check valve is used to regulate the flow of fluid (liquid or gas) through a pipeline. Compact and efficient dual plate check valve is suitable for water and wastewater treatment, oil and gas pipelines, and industrial processing.
- Model: ATO-DH77X-16Q
- Nominal Diameter: 2-1/2 inch (DN65)
- Nominal Pressure: PN1 .6MPa
- Working Temperature: -15℃~150℃
- Material: Ductile Iron
- Connection Method: Clip
- Suitable Mediums: Fresh Water, Foul Water, Air Steam, Food Medicines, Chemical Reagents, Various Oil and Acid Resemble.
The dual plate check valve is a versatile valve used to regulate the flow of fluids through a pipeline. Its compact design and efficient operation make it suitable for a wide range of applications, including water and wastewater treatment, oil and gas pipelines, and industrial processing.
Tips: Single Plate Wafer Check Valve vs. Dual Plate Wafer Check Valve
A check valve is a type of valve that allows the flow of fluid in only one direction, preventing backflow. There are several types of check valves, including single plate wafer check valves and dual plate wafer check valves.
A single plate wafer check valve consists of a single valve disc that is hinged at the center, allowing it to swing freely. When the fluid flows in the forward direction, the disc is pushed open, allowing the fluid to flow through the valve. When the fluid flow reverses, the disc swings back and closes the valve, preventing backflow.
A dual plate wafer check valve, on the other hand, consists of two valve discs that are hinged together and positioned in parallel. When the fluid flows in the forward direction, the discs open and allow the fluid to pass through. When the fluid flow reverses, the discs close and prevent backflow.
The main difference between the two types of check valves is the number of valve discs. Dual plate wafer check valves are generally more efficient than single plate wafer check valves in terms of preventing backflow and reducing pressure drop. They also tend to be more durable and have a longer lifespan.
However, single plate wafer check valves are often more cost-effective and easier to install than dual plate wafer check valves. They are also more suitable for low-pressure applications where the risk of backflow is relatively low.
The choice between a single plate wafer check valve and a dual plate wafer check valve will depend on the specific application requirements, such as the fluid flow rate, pressure, temperature, and the level of backflow protection required. It's important to consult with a qualified engineer or valve supplier to determine the best option for your specific needs.