1/2 Inch Bronze Gate Valve

Parameters of 1/2 Inch Bronze Gate Valve

A gate valve gets its name from the internal mechanism that enables the flow of water.

Additional information




Sand blasted


1-1/2", 1-1/4', 1", 1/2", 2", 3/4"



Thread connection


Working pressure





24 months

Details about 1/2 Inch Bronze Gate Valve

1/2 Bronze Gate Valve


  • Bronze Gate Valve
  • Applicable Media: steam, water, oil, and gas; Working Temp: 0 to 300 Degrees F
  • Bronze Forged Body
  • Female x Female NPT, IPS
  • Pressure rated: 200WOG & 125WSP
  • Non-rising stem
  • Cast Iron Handle
  • Suitable for a full range of liquids and gas
  • Flow can go in both directions
  • Each valve was individually tested
  • Threaded ends to ANSI
  • 200 WOG,1/2 inch Bronze Gate Valve
  • Dimensions: through 1/2 to 2 inch
  • What Is a Gate Valve?

  • A gate valve is named after the internal mechanism that enables water flow. This mechanism looks like a bit of gate that moves up and down on a stem connected to the handle. The handle is a screw handle that moves the gate up and down, opening and closing the valve as needed. They are best used in on/off applications where the valve is used infrequently. They are sometimes found in home plumbing systems, though ball valves are becoming more popular in this area. They are also commonly found in the oil and gas industry, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, automotive, and marine applications. They can be used in high-pressure and high-temperature environments often found in manufacturing.
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    gate valve drawing

A brass gate valve is a type of valve that regulates fluid flow through pipes. This type of valve typically has a stem and screw mechanism that can be rotated to stop or start the flow in one direction. Gate valves usually have an opening gate, which allows for quick closing when maintenance (or emergency) work is required on the system. Brass gate valves often withstand high pressure and temperature fluctuation in water systems. However, Brass is a relatively expensive material, so it’s not commonly used for other fluid systems.

A Watergate valve is usually used in water systems to regulate fluid flow through pipes.

Parameter Brass/Bronze Gate Valve
Sizes 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″, 1 1/4″, 1 1/2″, 2″
Min. Working Pressure 0 psi (0 bar)
Max. Working Pressure 20 bar
Min. Working Temp. -4°F (-20°C)
Max. Working Temp. 356°F (180°C)
Material Brass or Bronze (body & disc)
Connection Type Threaded (NPT, BSP)
Seal Material PTFE
Handle Material Iron or Aluminum
Operation Handwheel


Brass Gate Valves:

  • Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, which offers good corrosion resistance and strength.
  • They suit various applications, including water, gas, and oil systems.
  • Brass valves tend to be more cost-effective due to the lower zinc cost than other alloying elements.
  • However, Brass may be susceptible to dezincification, a process where zinc leaches out, leaving a porous and weakened structure. This can be mitigated by using dezincification-resistant (DZR) brass.

Bronze Gate Valves:

  • Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin, sometimes with additional elements like aluminum, silicon, or phosphorus.
  • They offer excellent corrosion resistance, especially in seawater or other corrosive environments, and have higher strength than brass valves.
  • Bronze gate valves are more suitable for marine applications, firefighting systems, or where corrosion resistance is a priority.
  • They tend to be more expensive than brass valves due to the higher cost of tin as an alloying element.

In summary, the choice between brass and bronze gate valves largely depends on the application and specific requirements. Brass valves are generally more cost-effective and suitable for various applications, while bronze valves offer enhanced corrosion resistance and strength, making them ideal for more demanding or specialized environments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are typical questions by customers asked with usual, please feel free contact us if any further confused.

Brass valves have many different types, such as ball valves, garden tap, check valve, strainer, angle valve, gate valve, foot valve, and drain valve. The radiator valve and thermostatic mixing valve are works for water temperature. All of these valves are work for water plumbing systems, plumbing repair, and installation. So have to let water shut-off and shut-on. Some heating systems are related to hot water and cold water mixing for temperature control and stability. Our intelligent valves are functional. There are applications in commercial, residential, and industrial areas.

Underfloor heating radiant pex manifolds are usual for residential water distribution in a household, and it's top-rated in the home building industry. Manifold plumbing systems control hot and cold water that feeds flexible PEX supply lines to individual fixtures. Then water temperature is warm and stable in each room. Meanwhile, the heating accessories-flow meter gauge will monitor water and temperature in each room.

The motorized ball valve works automatically open and closed; they work with 220v-230v AC and 24v DC; they are applications in the heating system, air conditioner,3D printer, and others. The solenoid valve is with similar features.

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It's able to provide free samples for your evaluation with 15 working days about.

Our MOQ is significantly lower from 100-5000 pcs are available. It depends on different items.
We can fabricate your specified requirements.

It's about 35 days if with regular proucts; New tooling and samples will take 15-20 days, Normal samples will take 7 days.

It means that you need to check the plumbing system at first, then realize your requirements, and get out different valves with different applications and functional with controlling; of course, may be no need to use brass valves due to the high cost. You can use plastic, iron, zinc alloy, and aluminum raw materials instead of brass, but brass and stainless steel are reliable with 3 years warranty. If you don't know how to choose, please call us or email us.

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