Product Spotlight: High-Pressure Needle Valves

Needle valves play an essential role in the safe, efficient operation of fluid systems of all types. With the demand for high-pressure instrumentation increasing, needle valves with higher pressure ratings have become common in a wide variety of industries and applications.

Read on to learn more about high-pressure needle valves, their uses, and top-quality components available from Hy-Lok Canada!

What is a High-Pressure Needle Valve?

A needle valve is a type of valve with a small port and a threaded, needle-shaped plunger. Often, needle valves feature a hand wheel or small handle that helps control the position of the plunger. Because of this unique design, needle valves are usually found in precision-based applications where high flow rates are not required.

Like all fluid system components, different needle valves have different temperature and pressure ratings. While there is no cross-industry standard for what constitutes a “high-pressure valve,” we generally consider needle valves rated for pressures over 5000 psi to be suitable for high-pressure applications.

Where Are High-Pressure Needle Valves Used?

The needle valve’s structure helps ensure precision fluid control as demanded by the plumbing, automotive, chemical, medical, and related industries. Additionally, high-pressure needle valves will be suitable for any industry application requiring the precise, controlled flow of high-pressure fluids.

High-Pressure Needle Valves at Hy-Lok

Hy-Lok Canada is your leading source for reliable fluid control components, including multiple lines of needle valves for various applications and specifications. Our needle valves are manufactured with high-grade alloys, including 316 stainless steel, carbon steel, brass, aluminum and alloy 400. With pressure ratings up to 10,000 psi and capacity to handle temperatures up to 1,200°F, Hy-Lok has high-pressure needle valve solutions that are perfect for a wide variety of applications.

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