What is a globe valve?

A Globe Valve is a type of valve for regulating flow in a pipeline, consisting of a movable disk-type element and a stationary ring seat in a globular (spherical) body.

Globe valves are named for their spherical body shape with the two halves of the body being separated by an internal baffle. This has an opening that forms a seat on to which the movable disc shut the valve.

Globe valves are used for applications require throttling and frequent operation.