- Temperature/Pressure Relief Valve
- A component of a water heating system that opens at a designated temperature or pressure to prevent a possible tank, radiator, or delivery pipe rupture.
Energy terms . 2014.
Energy terms . 2014.
thermal relief valve — A pressure relief valve designed to relieve excessive pressure caused by the increase in the temperature of fluid in the hydraulic system of an aircraft … Aviation dictionary
valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve … Dictionary of automotive terms
Pressure cooking — is a method of cooking in a sealed vessel that does not permit air or liquids to escape below a preset pressure. Because the boiling point of water increases as the pressure increases, the pressure built up inside the cooker allows the liquid in… … Wikipedia
Valve — This article is about the flow control device. For the game developer, see Valve Corporation. For the electronic component, see Vacuum tube. For other uses, see Valve (disambiguation). These water valves are operated by handles. A valve is a… … Wikipedia
Pressure vessel — Vertical pressure vessels installed in a structure A pressure vessel is a closed container designed to hold gases or liquids at a pressure substantially different from the ambient pressure. The pressure differential is dangerous and many fatal… … Wikipedia
Safety valve — A safety valve is a valve mechanism for the automatic release of a gas from a boiler, pressure vessel, or other system when the pressure or temperature exceeds preset limits. It is part of a bigger set named pressure safety valves (PSV) or… … Wikipedia
Poppet valve — A poppet valve is a valve consisting of a hole, usually round or oval, and a tapered plug, usually a disk shape on the end of a shaft also called a valve stem. The shaft guides the plug portion by sliding through a valve guide. In most… … Wikipedia
ratchet valve — A valve normally used in the wing flap system to retain pressure in the flap actuating cylinder, thereby preventing the flaps from drooping while they are up when the airplane is on the ground and from creeping while they are down when the… … Aviation dictionary
Blowoff valve — A blowoff valve (BOV) or dump valve is a pressure release system present in most turbocharged engines. Its purpose is to prevent compressor surge, and reduce wear on the turbocharger and engine. Blowoff valves relieve the damaging effects of… … Wikipedia
Flow control valve — Globe control valve with the pneumatic actuator and smart positioner A flow control valve regulates the flow or pressure of a fluid. Control valves normally respond to signals generated by independent devices such as flow meters or temperature… … Wikipedia