Cv value of the valve

Does anybody know how to find the Cv value and pressure drop off the butterfly valve.

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The better way to find these values is to consult manufactures of valves . For example:

The definition of Cv factor is the number of G.P.M. (gallons per minute) that will pass through a valve with a pressure drop of one (1) psi.
pressure drop = (GPM/Cv)^2 * g

g = Specific Gravity of the Fluid

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