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Threaded Check Valves Guide

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Threaded check valves are a type of valve that features either internal or external threaded end connections. The term “threaded” refers to the valve end connection, which is the component of the valve that connects with the piping system. This type of valve is typically easy to install and performs very well in applications with… Read More

ALC & WLC Check Valves

DFT®’s ALC® and WLC® Wafer Check Valves

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Water hammer is a problem that can occur in piping systems that use pumps or valves to control liquid or steam flows. It is commonly caused by a sudden closure of a valve or shutdown of a pump and presents as a loud banging or knocking sound in the pipes. If the problem is severe… Read More

Webinar Q&A: Hydrogen Production and the Role of Engineered Check Valves

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As a follow-up to our November 2022 webinar, Hydrogen Production and the Role of Engineered Check Valves, we’re sharing the questions we received from the audience. The answers are provided by host Stephen O’Neill, Director of Sales and Marketing of DFT ® Inc. O’Neill, MBA, is a degreed Mechanical Engineer with 30 years of experience… Read More

SCV Check Valve

Common Problems in Steam & Steam Condensate Systems

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Steam plays an important role in just about every industrial segment we can think of.  Chemical processing, mining, petroleum production and refining, power generation, Pulp and Paper, and textile, are all just some of the industries that use steam every day to do what they do. Maintaining high-quality Steam carries a number of benefits including… Read More

DFT® Inc DSV® Sanitary Check Valve

Sanitary Check Valves for the Food & Beverage Industry

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With end products that must be safe for consumption, the food and beverage industry relies on high-performance parts in its manufacturing processes to prevent bacteria contamination and to meet stringent FDA and USDA regulations. Additionally, systems within this industry must moderate the temperature and humidity of a product for safe processing and spoilage prevention. Sanitary… Read More