A multi-port valve is a type of valve which has normally more than two ports and it can have either 3, 4- or 5-way control depending on the application. It is typically used for the selection of several flow paths to enable the process to continue in the manner designed, to meet the customer’s needs.
How does a multi-port valve work?
A multi-port valve works by changing the direction of flow internally using a pre-designed flow path and can switch between 90 degrees or 180 degrees alone the media to flow via two ports or three ports if necessary.
What is the function of a multiport valve?
The main purpose of a multi-port valve in industry is in assisting the flow change and direction of flow to the next part of the manufacturing stage or cycle.
What are the uses and applications of a multi-port valve?
The main uses and applications of a multi-port valve in industry, can be used to reduce the number of valves in the process line, rather than having 2 x 2 port Valves, it may be possible to install a 3 way valve to carry out the same function.