The name diaphragm is derived from a flexible disc which comes in contact with a seat at the top of the valve to form a seal. Diaphragm valves are among the most common valves available in the market today. This valve is a flexible element that responds to pressure transmitting the force to open and close. This type of valves is somehow related to pinch valves, but unlike the pinch valves, diaphragm valves use an elastomeric liner in the body to separate the closure element from the flow stream.
Diaphragm valve can either be manual or automated and are mainly used for shutoff purposes in many industries. The older version of this valve could not control and regulate the flow of medium but the latest version has been designed to meet these r…Read more >