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AKO Releases Specialized Pinch Valves Specifically for Additive Manufacturing

Plain City, OH – AKO is adding to the excitement of additive manufacturing and 3D printing! As the manufacturing of 3D metal parts continues to …

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Diaphragm Valve vs. Pinch Valve

Mechanical devices used to control the flow of a substance/media within a system as well as its pressure are referred to as ‘valves’. Valves also …

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How a Pinch Valve Works

Pinch Valves are economical valves that function similar to a tap. The on/off mechanism in these valves is used to allow, control and shut off …

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Characteristics of a Quality Pinch Valve

Flow control for solids, liquids , slurries and gasses is an integral part of nearly every industrial process, and valves make it all happen! And …

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Pinch Valves 101

Pinch valves are one of the simplest valve designs available. They use a flexible elastomer body that can be pinched to stop the flow of …

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All About Mechanical Pinch Valves

Valve function: The manual valve is connected to a hand wheel for opening and closing of the pinch valve. The closing and opening occurs by …

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How Pinch Valves Are Damaged

Types of Damage that Pinch Valves Usually Suffer The incorrect rubber sleeve material being used can have drastic effects on the valve. Understanding how to …