Diverter valve is a special equipment used to divert granular and powder material flow from one or more inlets to one or more outlets. This type of valve is gravity flow, meaning no or little pressure to higher pressure.
types of Diverter Valves
Gravity Diverter Valve
A gravity diverted is used to route products from one line to another only using gravity flow. Operation can either be by gravity, pneumatic air, manual lever or rotary actuators.
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Scale or Weight Diverter Valve
Scale or weigh diverter is a flap type diverter that routes a product for filling hoppers or silos by the product weight.