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ball valve

n.
A valve regulated by the position of a free-floating ball that moves in response to fluid or mechanical pressure.

ball valve

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a one-way valve consisting of a metal ball with a cylindrical hole fitting into a concave seat over an opening

ball′ valve`


n.
a plumbing valve that regulates the flow of a fluid by means of a ball that moves into or out of the valve opening.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.ball valve - any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ballball valve - any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ball
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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The VicPress[TM] Series P569 and Series P589 ball valves are designed to be used with the Vic- Press fill Series P569 ball valve lea- tures a full Type 316 stainless steel body and trim with PTFE seats.
The company's API 6D Floating and Trunnion Mounted Ball Valves are available in 150# to 2500# classes, with soft and metal seats, in sizes 1/2" to 10" for floating and 1" to 36" for Trunnion valves, Purchase includes a standard 3-year warranty, 100% X-ray or ultrasonic testing of critical areas in all cast or forged body and end pieces 600# class and higher.
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