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Globe Valves vs Gate Valves

When it comes to controlling the flow of fluids in pipelines, two common choices are Globe valves and Gate valves. Both serve essential roles in various industries, but they have distinct differences in design and functionality. In this article, we'll explore these differences and introduce you to the quality Globe valves & Gate valves manufactured by GEKO.


Globe Valves: Precise Flow Control



Globe valves are known for their spherical body design and a flow control element that moves up and down inside the valve body. This movement allows for precise flow control by adjusting the flow area. Globe valves are ideal for throttling or regulating flow rates, making them a popular choice in applications where fine-tuned control is necessary. The design of Globe valves results in higher pressure drops, but they offer excellent sealing properties, minimizing the risk of leaks.They are commonly used in industries such as chemicals, HVAC, and steam systems.


Gate Valves: Full Flow Isolation




Gate valves feature a flat or wedge-shaped gate that moves perpendicular to the flow path. When fully open, they create an unobstructed flow path, minimizing pressure drops. Gate valves are primarily used for on/off applications, where flow isolation is the main requirement. While they provide tight shut-off when fully closed, gate valves are not suitable for precise flow control and are less forgiving in partially open positions.They find applications in water supply systems, oil and gas pipelines, and sewage systems.


Introducing GEKO Valves

For high-quality valves that meet your industrial needs, consider GEKO. GEKO manufactures a wide range of Globe valves and Gate valves, designed to deliver reliable performance and durability. Whether you need precise control or dependable flow isolation, GEKO has a valve solution to suit your requirements.


GEKO valves are engineered with precision and manufactured to the highest standards, ensuring long-lasting performance in even the most demanding environments. Trust in GEKO to provide the valves you need to keep your operations running smoothly.


In conclusion, understanding the differences between Globe valves and Gate valves is crucial for selecting the right valve for your application. Whether you need precision or isolation, GEKO's line of high-quality valves has you covered. Choose GEKO for reliability, performance, and peace of mind in your fluid control needs.

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