relief valve

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Noun1.Relief valve - a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler)relief valve - a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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Summary: MRRSE Research in its recent study on the buckling pin relief valves market, offers a detailed value-volume analysis of the Buckling Pin Relief Valves Market on the basis of various segments such as size, set pressure, end-use industry, and region.
When the relief valve sends hot water through the discharge pipe, it is important that it be expelled where moisture damage is unlikely to occur.
This cubic term is the characteristic equation of the conical relief valve and will be used to establish the valve's stable overflow condition.
[19] conducted time response analysis for pressure relief valves in gas service, which can clearly show the dynamic response of a relief valve over time.
Rupture discs and holders are commonly used in combination with pressure relief valves (PRVs).
The maximum pressure at the boiler is the relief valve setting.
The 1900 universal media valve builds on the proven and trusted Dresser Consolidated 1900 safety relief valve to more easily accommodate its customersEoACAO process changes.
Darvico is currently the only approved control valve and safety relief valve manufacturer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In addition to handling a high cooling demand, an EH proportional relief valve maximizes available machine horsepower by providing cooling only as needed, Brenner said.
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15-2007 defines a pressure relief valve as "a pressure-actuated valve held closed by a spring or other means and designed to automatically relieve pressure in excess of its setting."
Louis, MO facility revealed a particular cylinder relief valve was releasing gas from propylene cylinders before the normal safety parameters were exceeded.