Valve Leaks: Solutions and Designs
Valve leaks are unique and almost always consist of a custom design.
Valve leaks are quite common and can arise in many locations on or around the valve. The most common leakage paths are:
- Valve Bonnet Seal Failure
- Valve Packing Passing Fluid
- Failed welds
- Corroded pipe threads
- Valve Body Thinning/Localized Thinned Area