foot valve


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foot valve

n
1. (General Engineering) another name for suction valve
2. (General Engineering) a nonreturn valve at the inlet end of a pipe
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The exploded view at right shows the (from top) hose adaptor; pipe adaptor; pipe (the short section here is for demonstration: it must be long enough to reach the water level in your well); another adaptor; and the foot valve.
The hydraulic foot valve control allows "hands free" operation of the hydraulic controls and provides the operator the mobility to position the equipment over a wide range of set up situations, while hand-captaining the pull line or cable.
Features include adjustable stroke length to speed production while reducing air consumption and a hooded foot valve for precise control of stroke speed and ram position.
Features: according to manufacturer, pump is ideal for chemical metering in pool applications and reliable injection of a wide range of liquid materials, including chemicals, nutrients and disinfectants; economical; eliminates need to change pump models to match available voltage; accurate at all dial settings, even at low feed rates; accessories include a foot valve strainer, a back pressure/check valve injector with quill, and suction, discharge and air release tubing; dust-proof, UV-and water-resistant enclosure makes unit suitable for outdoor service
Features include precision back gauge with fine screw adjustment, built-in squaring bars for shearing full sheets or narrow strips, automatic sheet hold-down and hooded foot valve for full control of blade.
Units are available with foot valve controls or pedestal mounted controls.
In the old drinking water cisterns, a small red brick box (usually 24" x 24" x 18" high) enclosed the foot valve of a pitcher pump.
Both foot valve controls and pedestal mounted controls are available.
Whether the pond is shallow or deep, attach the foot valve to the air stone, and attach the air line to the foot valve.