save time configuring your process valve units

Save time configuring your ball and butterfly valves units

Valve configuration

There are endless ways to get your media from point A to point B. But there is only one best way. We at Festo want you to find this way. The best possible solutions for your process ball valves, butterfly valves and top works . We offer you everything from a single source – from field level to the control level.

With the new Festo configurator for process valve units, we make process automation even easier.

Generate the perfect solution for your applications within minutes. Which factors are crucial in your industry? Corrosion resistance? Safety? Hygiene? Speed? With Festo, it’s in your hands.

Efficiency. Down the line.

We at Festo want to make the way to your ideal process valve unit as efficient and easy as possible. So we created the configurator for process valve units. It significantly simplifies engineering and procurement processes by taking all relevant factors into account: from initial product search, sizing, configuration and documentation right through to ordering and delivery of the ready-to-install process valve unit.

Follow these 5 steps to configure your process valve units

It's time to take advantage of a free software tool that can save your valuable time. The new configurator for butterfly and ball valve units makes it easy and quick for you to find the right solution. Follow the five steps and select the key parameters for your application from the range of options offered.

Watch our webinar on demand and learn how save time configuring your process valve units.

In this webinar recording you will get an insight into the tool and a demonstration to our online configurator using a real life application example. You will see how:

  • easy it is to configure a solution and get direct access to prices and delivery times.
  • you can easily get specific data sheets, CAD models and certifications for the complete units.
  • this tool is easy to use and speed up the process from planning to purchasing

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What is a process control valve?

Process control valves are valves that are used to control the flow of fluids or gases in industrial processes. They are an essential part of process control systems, which are used to monitor and control various process variables, such as temperature, pressure, flow rate, and level.

Process control valves can be classified into different types based on their design and function. Some of the common types of process control valves include:

Globe valves: These valves are commonly used in applications that require precise flow control, such as in chemical and petrochemical industries, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage processing.

Ball valves: These valves are commonly used in applications that require quick shutoff, such as in oil and gas pipelines, water treatment plants, and power generation.

Butterfly valves: These valves are commonly used in applications that require low-pressure drop, such as in HVAC systems, water distribution systems, and wastewater treatment plants.

Diaphragm valves: These valves are commonly used in applications that require high levels of hygiene and purity, such as in pharmaceutical and food processing industries.

Process control valves can also be classified based on their actuation mechanism, such as manual, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electric. The selection of the appropriate process control valve depends on the specific requirements of the process, including the fluid or gas being controlled, the flow rate, the pressure, and the temperature.

What is a ball valve unit?

A ball valve is a type of valve used to control the flow of liquids or gases in a pipeline or other fluid-handling system. It consists of a hollow, spherical ball with a hole through the middle that can be rotated by a handle or lever. When the ball is rotated, fully open, the hole is aligned with the pipe, the fluid can flow through the valve. When the ball is rotated so that the hole is perpendicular to the pipe, the fluid is blocked and cannot pass through.

What is a butterfly valve unit?

A butterfly valve is a type of valve used to regulate or control the flow of fluid through a pipe or duct. It is called a butterfly valve because it has a disc or plate that resembles the shape of a butterfly, which is attached to a rod or stem that is used to rotate the disc. When the disc is rotated, it can either allow or restrict the flow of fluid through the valve.

Butterfly valves are available in a variety of materials, including stainless steel, carbon steel, PVC, and others, to suit different types of fluids and operating conditions. They are often used in different environment applications such as HVAC systems, water treatment plants, and process industries such as food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Festo configurator for process valve units.

It is time to take advantages of the tools that save your valuable time. From manually actuated process control valves to fully automated ones, the configurator for butterfly valve units and ball valve units make it quickly and easy for you to find the right solution. Select the key parameters for your application and you will see the first set of suggestions for your solutions straight away.

Product range for process automation.

Customers worldwide receive all their components from a single source: control technology and remote I/Os, valve terminals, pilot valves, sensors and positioners, electric actuators, pneumatic actuators, process and media valves, compressed air preparation and pneumatic connection technology (tubing and fittings).

Each year we are keeping abreast with the fast pace of technological progress by continually expanding the range of products for each industry segment.

October 2022