• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Spring-valve a valve fitted with a spring: a safety-valve connected with a spring-balance
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. springan; Ger. springen.


In literature:

The bottom gas valve spring is set to open at 30 to 35 mm.
"British Airships, Past, Present, and Future" by George Whale
But, in such case doubtless, you can increase the strength of the springs and the hydrostatic valves.
"Tom Swift and his Aerial Warship" by Victor Appleton
For preventing accidents by condensed water, spring safety valves, ss and s1 s1, are connected to the valve chests.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882" by Various
What should be done if a safety valve spring or stud breaks?
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
No levers, springs, tappets, or reversing valves.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
Well, there is a small valve, can't weigh half an ounce, lightly spring-loaded, that is in the power-steering mechanism.
"Vigorish" by Gordon Randall Garrett
A magneto may fail temporarily; an ignition wire or a valve spring break.
"Learning to Fly" by Claude Grahame-White
Near the-floor is a valve which is normally held closed by a spring, and which has attached to it a foot operated lever.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
They were discussing the escape-valve in a diver's helmet, and arguing whether it pays to stiffen the spring for very deep diving.
"Careers of Danger and Daring" by Cleveland Moffett
When the catch is thrown out, the valve is closed by a weight or a strong spring.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston

In news:

This carb also experiences a lean stumble out of the box, though it recovers much more quickly than the other carburetors , and we might be able to remedy the issue with accelerator-pump-squirter or power-valve-spring mods.
The engine was cleaned and upgraded with a camshaft and valve springs from an '04 LS6 Corvette.
To make the job easier and as accurate as possible, Powerhouse Products offers their line of Valve Spring Height Micrometers .
The upgrades and repairs covered the locomotive 's running gear, pumps, piping, valves and springs.
We also upgraded the valve spring package with the recommended beehive springs from Comp Cams.
With the adjuster spring and rack bearing removed, the valve that incorporates the pinion is pulled out.
In many cases, the first thing to fail isn't the fabric but the fiddly little spring-loaded valves used to keep the boat inflated.
Hayward Flow Control's LHB Series Manual Limit Switch line now includes a Spring Return "Dead Man Handle" design for those applications where the valve must return to a closed position after operation.
It is a quick-release, spring-assisted brass ball valve that replaces the standard crankcase oil drain plug for a quicker oil change with less mess and no tools required.
When overhauling the unit this spring I found that both waste valves seem to be stuck in a permanent open position.
A new pressure regulator spring and boost valve are supplied with the kit.
Manual Valve Spring Bench No CF-500.
Certain models on their product line are being brought back to the dealer to fix a problem with springs that are in the valve train.
Blackmer to provide valves with high-pressure spring.
Blackmer says it has received UL listing approval to provide BV¾ and BV1 bypass valves with a high-pressure spring option.