Document and Entity Information
Jul. 31, 2019
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Jul. 31, 2019
Entity Registrant Name FLOWSERVE CORP
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NY
Entity File Number 001-13179
Entity Tax Identification Number 31-0267900
Entity Address, Address Line One 5215 N. O’Connor Blvd.
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 2300
Entity Address, City or Town Irving
Entity Address, State or Province TX
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 75039
City Area Code 972
Local Phone Number 443-6500
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock
Trading Symbol FLS
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Central Index Key 0000030625
Entity Information, Former Legal or Registered Name N/A