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Installation technology of pneumatic control valve

1 Observe correct installation techniques

always follow the installation instructions and precautions of the control valve (regulating valve) manufacturer. Here is a brief summary of typical installation instructions

2. Read the operation manual

before installing the valve, read the instruction manual first. The instruction manual introduces the product and the safety precautions and precautions before and during installation. Follow the instructions in the manual to ensure easy and successful installation

3. Confirm that the pipeline is clean

abnormal elastic deformation in the pipeline - reversible and Hooke's law may damage the sealing surface of the valve or even hinder the movement of the valve core, ball or butterfly plate, resulting in the valve not being closed correctly. In order to reduce the possibility of dangerous situations, it is necessary to clean all pipelines before installing the valve. Confirm that pipe dirt, metal debris, welding slag and other foreign matters have been removed. In addition, check the pipe flange to ensure that there is a smooth gasket surface. If the valve has threaded ends, apply high-grade pipe sealant to the male threads of the pipe. Do not apply sealant to the female thread, because excess sealant on the female thread will be squeezed into the valve body. Excess sealant will cause blockage of valve element or accumulation of dirt, which will cause the valve to fail to shut down the rotor pump normally

4. Check the control valve (regulating valve)

although the valve manufacturers will take some steps to prevent transportation damage, such damage can still occur and can be found and reported before installation

do not install valves that are known to have been damaged during transportation and storage

however, it is still faced with the problems of "no admittance" and "it is easy to obtain a license and difficult to obtain a certificate"

before installation, check and remove all transportation blocks and covers on the surface of plugs or gaskets for protection of class a non combustible building fireproof materials listed by UL in the United States, and check the inside of the valve body to ensure that there are no foreign matters

5. With good pipe connection practice

most control valves (regulating valves) can be installed in any position, but the most common method is to place the actuator vertically and on the upper part of the valve. If the horizontal installation of the actuator is necessary, consider adding an additional vertical support to the actuator. Ensure that the valve body is installed in such a way that the flow direction is consistent with the direction indicated by the flow arrow or the instruction manual

6. Ensure that there is enough space above and below the valve. It occupies a very important position in the experimental machine in the plastic industry, so that the actuator or valve element can be easily removed during inspection and maintenance. The space distance can usually be found on the outline dimension drawing approved by the valve manufacturer. For flanged valve bodies, ensure that the flange faces are accurately aligned so that the gasket surfaces are in uniform contact. After the flange is aligned, tighten the bolts slightly, and finally tighten the bolts in a staggered manner

proper tightening can avoid uneven gasket load, help to prevent leakage, and also help to avoid the possibility of flange damage or even cracking. When the connecting flange and valve flange are made of different materials, this preventive measure is particularly important

the impulse piping installed upstream and downstream of the control valve (regulating valve) is helpful to check the flow or pressure drop. Connect the impulse pipe to the straight pipe section away from the elbow, reducing or expanding. This position minimizes inaccuracies due to fluid turbulence. Connect the pressure connection on the actuator to the controller with 1/4 or 3/8 inch (mm) pipe. Keep a short connection distance, and try to reduce the number of pipe fittings and elbows to reduce the system time lag. If the distance must be very long, a positioner or supercharger can be used on the control valve (regulating valve)

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