AKO Pinch Valves

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 the flow of media passing through them. Most Pinch Valves comprise of three parts. These include body/housing, end connections and rubber sleeve. Pinch Valve Working A rubber sleeve is located …

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AKO Pinch Valves

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 granular solids, liquids, slurries or gasses. Pinch Valves are commonly used to start, regulate, and stop product flow using a tube or sleeve. Advantages and Disadvantages The pinch valves are …

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