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3 Common Problems to Watch for in Your Check Valves

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Common Problems to Watch for in Your Check Valves

The check valves found in your industrial equipment play an important role in helping to prevent fluid from flowing back into the engine and causing significant damage. A faulty check valve that goes unnoticed could be costly, so being able to identify common problems associated with check valves can be beneficial. Here are three common problems you should constantly be looking for when operating equipment that relies on a check valve to regulate the flow of fluid through the machine’s engine bay. 1. Failing pins and springs. Check valves come equipped with pins and springs that play a vital role in the opening and closing of the valve’s flange as fluid flows through the valve and on to downstream components. If you are using a piece of equipment regularly throughout the day, the valve may be opened and closed...

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