Why is live-loaded packing sometimes shown on valves?

Asked by Normandy 5 years, 11 months ago | 1 Answers


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bbenoit 4 years, 10 months ago
Live loading valves used in the plant environment are typically simple designs and require minimal maintenance to the plant crews. Live-loaded fasteners maintain a constant load on the gasket to eliminate fugitive emissions to the atmosphere.