Pump Station Valve Selection

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One of the universal similarities between all of the Jensen Engineered System products is that each system uses various kinds of valves.  Valves enable the system to control the fluids that enter them in a predictable manner. Though there are numerous kinds of valves used for a variety of applications, this discussion focuses on the three basic valves used in almost all of our products and the basic function they serve.  These are check valves, isolation valves, and air/vacuum release valves.  This discussion will give a brief overview of each valve along with some basic design considerations.  For a more …