Deflector cones are used to protect the seat and body from wear as well as preventing build up of material onthe seat, or from becoming lodged in the valve body chest. Deflector cones come in three material types:
316 SS for mildly corrosive and abrasive applications, customizable.
UHMW for low temperatures, mildly abrasive applications, used as gate wiper. Ni-hard for moderately abrasive applications, least expensive.A rubber gasket is supplied with each deflector cone.