Pinch Valve Advantages/Disadvantages

Pinch Valves are a simple valve with few parts and they have a full bore opening, making them ideal to handle fluids with high concentration of solids or abrasive products.


    • Light Weight
    • Low Maintenance Cost
    • Full Bore Opening
    • Fast Opening and Closing Times
    • Easy to Clean (CIP Friendly)
    • Low Air Consumption
    • No Leakage – No Bearings and seals.
    • Wear Resistant Sleeve
    • Few Parts and Inexpensive
    • Easy to Control
    • Can be used in Throttling Applications


    • Temperature range is limited
    • Operating pressure is limited