Non return/non return valve (ball valve or gate valve)

Glossary content

Closure device that can be automatic or manual, allows only one direction of the flow; in the pumps is used to prevent the flow of the liquid to exit the pipes after the pump is switched off. A ball valve is commonly used in pipes (for gas or liquids), it works by rotating a ball inside the pipe that allows the opening, the closing or the reduction of the flow. Gate valve, unlike balls valve, use a shutter as a closing / opening pipe.