Material handling valves come in all shapes, sizes, varieties, and with hundreds of available options. From rotary valves and knife gate valves to double dump valves and trickle valves the choices are nearly endless.
While there may be more than one possible solution to a material handling need, there is often a best solution to be found if the proper considerations are given.
Here are the top five questions any plant manager or plant engineer should ask when choosing a material handling valve.
- What is the nature of the material being handled?
- Will the valve meet your operational parameters?
- How should the valve be powered?
- How easy is it to maintain?
- How much will it cost?
Find out the answers for those 5 questions.