Processing Magazine

Pressure Regulators vs. Backpressure Regulators...Finding the "Balance"

November 22, 2011

Pressure Control Valves are the quiet workhorses in a piping system, but their proper application is often misunderstood -- even the various names and descriptions can be confusing. Here''s a primer on the similarities and differences between pressure regulators and backpressure regulators, as well as an explanation of their function and application. It also describes how both types of regulators are used to "balance" pressure in a piping system. This technical paper from Processing Magazine and Plast-O-Matic Valves will take the pressure out of specifying pressure valves....