Flow Control or Throttle.

Flow Control or Throttle Valves

Function:

Controls the flow passing through the valve.


Generally a sharp edged orifice or other restrictor.


Variations:

Fixed or variable - fixed orifii provide constant flow or adjustable provide variable flow.


Pressure compensation - Without pressure compensation the flow will vary with changes in pressure either side of the orifice.


Often come with in-build check valves to control flow in one direction only.


Flow control accuracy can vary widely between valves.

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