ball valve

Definitions

  • Centrifugal ball governor and throttle valve
    Centrifugal ball governor and throttle valve
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ball valve any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ball
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ball valve (Mach) a contrivance by which a ball, placed in a circular cup with a hole in its bottom, operates as a valve.
    • Ball valve etc. See under Air. Ball Check, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The most ordinary species of valve in the feed pumps of locomotives, is the ball valve.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
A further precaution is to include two ball-valves near the ends of the gauge-glass.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
Sax recognized it as the ball-valves of the troughs.
"In the Musgrave Ranges" by Jim Bushman
A ball check valve keeps the water from squirting in when the exhaust pressure is released.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
Engines of the slide-valve type are usually provided either with a fly-ball throttling governor, or a shaft governor.
"Steam Engines" by Anonymous
Should the pressure increase, the bell (B) is raised and with it the ball-valve (V).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
On the back end of the piston is a section of a ball used as a cam, which works the valve and the feed-motion.
"Report of the Hoosac Tunnel and Troy and Greenfield Railroad, by the Joint Standing Committee of 1866." by Tappan Wentworth
At o is a delivery valve, opening outwards, which is often a ball-valve but sometimes a flap-valve.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
Ball valve Soupape a bille.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In poetry:

condign Heaven. Tighten into a ball
elongate & valved Henry. Tuck him peace.
Render him sightless,
or ruin at high rate his crampon focus,
wipe out his need. Reduce him to the rest of us.
—But, Bones, you is that.
"Dream Song 25: Henry, edged, decidedly, made up stories" by John Berryman

In news:

Redesigned, the PC585-70 cast bronze ball valve features a new design that allows a leak to occur during testing, if the press connection is not properly crimped.
Includes One-Touch and Two-Touch fittings, speed controllers, rotary joints, ball and check valves, air guns, tubings, and a variety of couplers .
Is a distributor of fluid handling products including ball valves, strainers, couplers/adapters, fittings and gauges.
Available in stainless-steel, carbon-steel and brass body materials, the 60 Series ball valves prevent leaks to the atmosphere with a live-loaded stem seal.
Products CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions Krombach® Metal Seated Ball Valve.
Jaygo's Lunar ball segment valves are able to handle liquid to dry products and handle fine powder to course abrasives.
Metso has extended its offering of burner systems with the introduction of the Jamesbury series 7000/9000 flanged ball valve solution.
Segment ball valves tend to have a higher rangeability, and size for size , nearly twice the flow capacity of globe valves, while they are typically less expensive than globe valves.
The tee valve is a fully assembled package that includes a type 546 ball valve connected to a tee by a specially designed high-strength reducer bushing and a plug assembled to the valve.
The silicone-free, three-way ball valve, with a 316-stainless steel body and incorporating Teflon® ball seats, allows each of the three ports to be connected to either inlet or outlet lines.
The tee valve is a fully assembled package that includes a type 546 ball valve connected to a tee by a specially designed high-strength reducer bushing and a plug assembled to the valve .
The Type 375 True Union Ball Valve offers with an increased breadth of corrosion-resistant materials and sizes.
A quick-release brass ball valve that replaces standard crankcase oil drain plug.
Ball valve design provides a straight flow for efficient drainage and a perfect seal.
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.
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