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check valve

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


n.
a valve permitting liquids or gases to flow in one direction only.
[1875–80]
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Translations
valvola di ritegno
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There are quite a few machines in plants today--for making small parts in particular--that have no check valves at all.
Dual check valves enable injection and aspiration from separate ports of a single connector.
With proper spring selection, our check valves are designed to function equally well in either a vertical or horizontal position.
Qosina offers an extensive line of Check Valves available in a variety of styles, in I stock and ready for immediate delivery.
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has introduced a new line of barbed check valves as an extension to its SCV Series of check valves.
Shipham Valves, a subsidiary of Wartsila, has completed the development programme for a new range of composite single plate wafer check valves, which will be introduced to the market place at the Valve World Exhibition to be held in Dusseldorf at the end of November.
The new JPC Series check valves utilize Clippard's poppet design and provide a variety of port configurations.
Stream-Flo Industries, the manufacturer of Crown-Judd Check Valves, has added a new product to its full line of API-6D check valves.
Weld overlay cladding specialist Arc Energy Resources has completed a contract to clad 16 valves for Goodwin International, a market leader in the manufacture and design of high-integrity dual plate check valves for the world's hydrocarbon, energy and process industries.
Silent check valves are available from plumbing suppliers for $35.