The technology used in the manufacturing industry is constantly evolving. Major innovations have meant that modern manufacturing plants have been successful in increasing their productivity and output, taking to growth to newer heights. The past decade has seen a significant shift in the direction of the use of forged flanged ball valves, and for good reason. When choosing the type of valve to be used in the manufacturing industry, or any industrial use for that matter, one of the major features that need to be taken into account are safety and leakage rate. Along with the nature of the component, as in, what is going to be flowing through the valve, and the scale of operation. These are just some of the main concerns when it comes to choosing valves for industrial purposes. Industrial valves can also be further divided into two categories—manual and automatic. There are some manufacturing processes that will need only one type of valves, while others might require the use of both these types of valves. The best part about choosing a valve for the manufacturing industry is that most of the premium quality valves are leakage-free and meet the standard emission and safety requirem...