What is the Difference Between Lug and Wafer Type Butterfly Valves?

Posted by Jason Welsford on Nov 9th 2016

What is the Difference Between Lug and Wafer Type Butterfly Valves?

Butterfly valves have been around for a long time, and are used for various applications quite frequently today.  They made their first appearance sometime during the 30s, and have been utilized by multiple industries ever since. Often made of cast iron, and used for large diameters, the butterfly valve's colorful moniker is derived from the action of its disc.

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