A valve using a spherical closure element which is rotated through 90° to open and close the valve.
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The closure element of a ball valve.
A ball valve design in which the ball is not rigidly held on its rotational axis and so is free to float between the seat rings.
The part of a ball valve which holds the ball on a fixed vertical axis and about which the ball turns.
See also: Flow Control Valve.
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering
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