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slide valve

n.
A valve that slides back and forth over ports, especially one in the cylinder wall of a steam engine that permits the intake and outflow of steam to move the piston.

slide valve

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a valve that slides across an aperture to expose the port or opening
2. (Mechanical Engineering) (modifier) fitted with slide valves: a slide-valve engine.
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Noun1.slide valve - valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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The components for this include; a low friction slide valve on a ceramic plate to allow for long-life and superior sealing, a moulded Buna gasket which ensures total sealing and eliminates flat gasket tearing.
It also utilises a next-generation rotary screw compressor, which is designed and optimised specifically for variable frequency drive operation: no slide valve, reduced pulsation, lower noise and better efficiency.
An innovative slide valve developed for Baker Perkins Cook Master cereal cookers improves performance and hygiene, reduces maintenance and enhances safety.
The two most common approaches for modulating the capacity of a screw compressor to meet systems loads are by the use of either a continuous slide valve or speed control with a variable speed drive.
Once in position, the operator simply opens the manual slide valve on the FTS unit and the system then works with the Brabender feeder giving the signal to refill--thus opening a pneumatic valve and starting the agitation system.
I had begun installing a slide valve for the aerial refueling system with a junior third class who was new to the shop and eager to learn.
The patented Vilter Parallex slide valve system consists of electrically, or manually actuated, volume ratio and capacity slide valves.
The internal loop regulates the position of the slide valve on the driving valve.
The flow coefficient value of the slide valve is higher than that for low-flow areas due to a leakage along the control edge at low valve lifts.
Four different filling technologies are available, depending upon the product characteristics: time/pressure filling, rolling diaphragm pumps, rotary slide valve pumps, and a filling station with mass flow measurement.
At its peak, Parker's metalcasting shop, which manufactured slide valve engines and reapers, employed 25 people.