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What are the steps in selecting a control valve?

asked Feb 26, 2014 in Engineering by Dan01

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answered Aug 1, 2014 by cobiesmith (3,310 points)

Control valve selection typically depend upon the following:

  • Process fluid characteristics
  • Process conditions
    • Flow rate
    • Temperature
    • Pressure
  • Differential pressure
  • Valve style
  • Controls
  • Desired flow characteristics
  • Desired pressure drop
  • Turn-down ratio
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