What is the flow characteristic of a SOMAS ball-segment valve?
SOMAS ball-segment valves have a flow characteristic which is close to linear. This can be useful on liquid applications and applications where the valve is manually controlled.
Are there options for different designs on SOMAS ball-segment valve?
The segment in SOMAS ball-segment valves is removable. It can be changed out for one with a noise reduction unit. There is also a segment with V-notch available which allows for applications which require high consistency.
Are SOMAS ball-segment valves serviceable?
The design of the SOMAS ball-segment valve allows for easy servicing. Once the cover plate is removed using the specially designed tool, the operator can access the segment and valve seat.
What size of SOMAS ball-segment valve should I select?
The SOMAS ball-segment valves have a high flow capacity relative to their size so it is vital to get good flow information in order to size the valve correctly. In many cases the size of a SOMAS ball-segment valve can be smaller than expected, also allowing for a smaller actuator.