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LSV-100® (General Service Globe Style Control Valve)

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The LSV-100® control valve is a cost-effective valve used to control the flow of liquid, gas, and steam in a variety of systems. Designed for use on flanged pipes and fixtures, the LSV-100® control valve is a globe-style valve that can be used for both on/off applications and flow modulation. The trims can be replaced… Read More


Webinar Q&A: Engineered Valve Solutions for Natural Gas

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As a follow-up to our webinar, Engineered Check Valve Solutions For Natural Gas Applications, we are sharing the questions we received from the audience. The answers are provided by host Arie Bregman, vice president and general manager of DFT® Inc. and a 35-year industry veteran, who is an active member in the U.S. Valve Manufacturers… Read More


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What Is Cracking Pressure?

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What Is Check Valve Cracking Pressure? Cracking pressure refers to the inlet pressure level at which the first sign of flow is present. It can also be described as a measure of the pressure differential between the inlet and outlet ports of the valve when flow is initially detected. Specifically, cracking pressure is the least… Read More

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Effective Check Valve Selection and Placement for Industrial Piping Systems

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When planning a check valve installation, the primary goal is to achieve a valve and piping system that offers the longest service life at the lowest cost. Accomplishing this goal while also ensuring that the system operates effectively and efficiently requires several considerations. As a world-class manufacturer of high-quality check and control valves, DFT® understands… Read More

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How to Select the Right Control Valve

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Control valves play a vital role in ensuring the efficiency of a fluid system. It is important to choose the one you use carefully. Otherwise, it may not operate or perform as expected, resulting in decreased process efficiency and/or system damage. There are many factors to consider when selecting a control valve for a fluid… Read More

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