INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Antistatic device pertaining to bronze ball valves

Antistatic device pertaining to bronze ball valves

(OP)
Hello,
I would like some help pertaining to why or (and) why not anti-static devices are required on bronze ball valves.

RE: Antistatic device pertaining to bronze ball valves

Normally, trunion type ball valves with non-metallic sealings need anti-static device. This is to ensure static charges (which accumulate on the ball) being discharged through metallic connection to the ball via anti-static system.
For better understanding, see "valve selection handbook" by Peter Smith.

Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has. Rene Descartes

RE: Antistatic device pertaining to bronze ball valves

(OP)
Hi McDermott1711,
Thanks for the response. I also did go to the referred literature and got the clarification I needed.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close