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Category: Fluid Dynamics
Question: What types of valves are recommended for slurry services?
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Answer: Typically straight-through diaphragm, clamp or pinch, and full-port ball valves with cavity fillers are the preferred type of slurry valves. In general, gate, needle, and globe valves are NOT recommended for slurry services.
Links: Red Valve Company Website