Industrial Utility Efficiency

The Basics of Aeration Control Valves - Part 2

In the first of this two-part series on the basics of aeration control valves we examined valve fundamentals and basic equations for analysis. Here, we look at interactions between valves and discuss new flow control technologies.


Basic Control Valve Principles

Most aeration systems have multiple diffuser grids drawing air from a common blower discharge header. Control valves are used for isolation and modulating airflow to match process demand.

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