check valve


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check valve

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a valve that closes by fluid pressure to prevent return flow. Also called: nonreturn valve

check′ valve`


n.
a valve permitting liquids or gases to flow in one direction only.
[1875–80]
Translations
valvola di ritegno
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The new process lets the check valve company make valves with a [+ or -]2 psi tolerance.
Thermoplastic manifold type check valve is designed to prevent reverse flow while simplifying installation of multiple check valves.
The water can no longer escape through the waste valve and is forced to open check valve (C).
Precisely engineered, check valve with external seal suitable for many applications
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The wheel of the plug valve and check valve allows the individual operating the device to control the flow.