Oilfield Glossary
Oilfield Glossary
Language:
Search by Discipline
Terms beginning with:
# A B C D E F
G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z
Tools

seat

1. n. [Production]

That part of a valve against which the closure element (gate, ball) affects a tight shutoff. In many ball valves and gate valves, it is a floating member usually containing a soft seating element.