butterfly valve


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n butterfly valve a valve in a carburetor that consists of a disc that turns and acts as a throttle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Butterfly valve (Mech) a kind of double clack valve, consisting of two semicircular clappers or wings hinged to a cross rib in the pump bucket. When open it somewhat resembles a butterfly in shape.
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In literature:

Butterfly valves of air pump.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
Note the butterfly valves in the U-shaped air intakes.
"The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer
Soupape a papillon Butterfly valve; throttle valve.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas

In news:

Replacement electric actuator & controller for butterfly valve tank-to-pump.
The Type 57 Butterfly Valve incorporates four major design upgrades in thermoplastic valve technology.
FK and FE Series Butterfly Valves.
Two new butterfly valves have been introduced for highly corrosive environments.
The FK Polypropylene Butterfly Valve offers chemical resistance in highly corrosive environments.
Emerson Process Management says its Fisher Control-Disk Valve is a high-performance butterfly valve offering twice the standard control range.
Sure Seal, a leader in bulk transport valves and part of OPW Fluid Transfer Group, announces the availability of its new 345-Series butterfly valves for use in rugged environmental conditions and with various types of loads.
Are there limitations when installing a wafer -type butterfly valve.
) that must be considered when installing a wafer -type butterfly valve in a chilled water system and the valve is used as the control valve.
Kemutec's VM butterfly valves are ideal for both general and custom applications.
Series 585/586 Heavy-Duty Butterfly Valves.
0The Series 585/586 inflatable seated butterfly valves are designed for the most the most severe of applications.
Containment Butterfly Split Valve.
Now offers resilient-seated Butterfly Valves in 2" through 72" sizes.
Vortex Butterfly Valves are available in a variety of models and styles.