Top 10 Causes of Valve Failure

11 February 2020

Valves are an inherent and vital part of any process plant. From the commodity valves used in instrumentation to the most complex control valve – they all serve a purpose, they all cost money, and they all will need to be replaced sometime in the future. Unfortunately, as we all know, unexpected failure can be a major cause for replacement. This article will explore the top 10 causes of valve failure and some mitigation strategies.

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