Summary of Valve Lock Selection

Mar. 19, 2020

Valve lockout is mainly used to lock the valve to protect the safety of the valve.

The role of the valve lock:

Valve locks belong to a category of industrial safety locks. The purpose is to ensure that the equipment using the valve is absolutely closed and the equipment is kept in a safe state. The use of locks can prevent accidental operation of the equipment, causing injury or death, and another purpose is to serve as a warning.

Classification of industrial valve lock:

Commonly used valve locks are divided into ball valve locks, butterfly valve locks, gate valve locks, rotary valve locks, universal valve locks and so on.

Ball valve lock is mainly used to lock the ball valve to protect the safety of the ball valve.

The gate valve lock is suitable for the locking work of the gate valve, and can better protect the safety of the gate valve.

The butterfly valve lock is suitable for locking all butterfly valves of common specifications, which better protects the butterfly valve switch and prevents accidental accidents.

Universal Valve Safety Lockout

Universal Valve Safety Lockout 

Purchase of valve locks:

The product quality of universal valve safety lockout on the market is also uneven, good and bad, and purchasers of many companies are a little confused when choosing valve locks, so users should know some common sense when choosing locks. , So that it is possible to choose the right valve lock.

1. You should choose a large brand or brand agent with a high reputation and a long history, because they have sufficient economic strength and a stable network system to ensure service and after-sales, and avoid disputes caused by product quality issues.

2, the valve is divided into ball valve, butterfly valve, gate valve, rotary valve and other types, so when selecting valve locks should also know the type of valve required.

3. The valve lock can be selected from a variety of materials. According to the environment in which the lock is used, such as the air dry humidity, whether it is high temperature, and whether it needs acid and alkali resistance, select the appropriate lock.

4. Seeing safety standards, there are very strict standards for hardware locks at home and abroad. Small manufacturers will not implement the standards in order to save costs, and large brands will generally comply with the standards.

5, valve size, different valve considerations are different, choose the matching valve lock.

6. Check whether the label and mark of the valve lock package are complete (including the product's implementation standards, grades, manufacturer's name, address, and production date). The package is firm, and the content of the instruction manual is consistent with the product. Be careful not to exaggerate and not match the facts. phenomenon.