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Pinch Valve Advantages/Disadvantages

PINCH VALVE ADVANTAGES/DISADVANTAGES

 

Pinch Valves are a simple valve with few parts and they have a full bore opening, making them ideal to handle fluids with high concentration of solids or abrasive products.

Advantages:
  • Light Weight
  • Low Maintenance Cost
  • Full Bore Opening
  • Fast Opening and Closing Times
  • Easy to Clean (CIP Friendly)
  • Low Air Consumption
  • No Leakage – No Bearings and seals.
  • Wear Resistant Sleeve
  • Few Parts and Inexpensive
  • Easy to Control
  • Can be used in Throttling Applications

Disadvantages:
  • Temperature range is limited
  • Operating pressure is limited
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Where to Use AKO Pinch Valves?






Granular Materials Fine Powders Slurries Liquids



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