Southwest Valve


Product Application Notes and Case Studies regarding Stem Threads for Valves and Gates, Non-Revenue Water Reduction, System Pressure Management, Distribution Flow Monitoring, and Advanced Pressure Control.

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Non-Revenue Water Reduction
System Pressure Management
Stem Threads for Valves and Gates

Southwest Valve


Minimize Valve Cavitation by Proper System Design

Provided By Onyx Valve Company

Textbooks address cavitation in ideal fluids. Real world process fluids are seldom ideal and valves do not always conform to textbook characteristics.  This article was written to address cavitation issues related to pinch valve applications. Transposing these concepts to other valve types may be valid but might require considerable modification.

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