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Choosing a valve with


Choosing a valve with


When choosing a valve, it is important to have as much information about your requirements as possible.

TOMSPAVE is a useful acronym to help you identify the factors that need to be considered when picking a valve

What does TOMSPAVE stand for?

Type: 2 way, 3 way, Other

Operation: N.O., N.C., Universal

Media: Air, Water, Oil, Gas, Steam, Other

Size: Port size(s), in BSP, NPT or Other

Pressure: Inlet pressure in kpa, bar, or psi, and minimum/maximum pressure

Atmosphere: Environmental factors such as if it is outdoors, wet, hazardous, temperatures

Voltage: AC/Hz or DC

Extras: any other factors such as special leads, explosive environments etc.

We have developed an easy to use PDF guide to help you identify the key features of your required valve

Follow the link below to download now. Alternatively, if you need any assistance, feel free to contact us today!