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New Research Control Valve Selection Guide Simplifies Decision-Making Process

October 11, 2012

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Mary von der Ehe
800-876-3837, ext. 16213

Step-by-step overview details many available options for custom-engineered solutions

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) is releasing a new Research Control Valve (RCV) selection guide to help engineers and others involved in specifying, purchasing, servicing or distributing industrial control valves to navigate the extensive range of accessories used in building custom-engineered valve solutions.

Because the custom-fit accessories can be combined in millions of ways to meet specialized and stringent parameters in demanding liquid, gas, steam or multi-phase applications, the guide enables customers to easily match their specific application requirements to the many available choices. View or download the Valve Selection Overview guide.

The comprehensive guide outlines valve solutions used to control the flow of liquids, gas and steam in chemical, petrochemical, bio-tech, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, general industrial and research applications ranging in sizes from ¼ to 2 inches and with pressures from full vacuum to 60,000 psi. It goes on to illustrate options for critical applications where pressure, temperature, exotic alloys, flow characteristics and system customization are focal points. Next, it features a step-by-step selection process to help the reader explore the many custom-fit accessories including:  

  • Valve Alloys
  • End Connections
  • Bonnet Selections
  • Guiding Options 
  • Operating Temperature and Pressure Parameters
  • Packing Choices
  • Innervalve Trim Set Solutions 
  • Custom-Fit Accessories

Both experienced and novice valve decision-makers will appreciate the detailed lists, charts, illustrations and photos included in the guide.

View more information on the entire line of Badger Meter Research Control Valves.

About Badger Meter

As an innovator in flow measurement and control products, Badger Meter serves water utilities, municipalities, commercial and industrial customers worldwide. Measuring water, oil, chemicals and other fluids, Badger Meter products are known for accuracy, long-lasting durability, and for providing valuable and timely measurement data. For more information, visit