anti-siphon

anti-siphon

An adjective applied to a mechanical device, such as a valve, that eliminates siphonage.
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The Codman Certas Plus Programmable Valve is resistant to unintended changes in the valve setting in a 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging system and may be integrated with Codman Neuro'sBactiseal Antimicrobial Catheter and/or Siphonguard Anti-Siphon Device, depending on surgeon preference.
The water tower is a over the fence horse/livestock feeder bucket with a Miller aluminum housing anti-siphon float valve, hooked to the water line.
To ensure a high level of safety, medical OEM designers rely on air, gravity and anti-siphon plastic diaphragm check valves to automatically control the directional flow of fluids and gases.
You can install anti-backflow valves on drain outlet pipes from your washing machine and dishwasher, one-way gate valves or stop valves on drainage systems, and an anti-siphon toilet or inflatable bladders with integral pumps in toilets to divert back-up water.
Optional accessories, including an anti-siphon tank fill and an umbrella kit, enhance the FM25's versatility 800.
Sometimes the anti-siphon valve in the fuel pickup in the tank will slam shut, and things happen too quickly for a vacuum-actuated alarm.
The pump is more flexible, Puleo said, as it can be integrated with additional features such as an internal check valve or anti-siphon valve.
The hot-cold outdoor faucet includes an integrated, anti-siphon valve, which prevents back flow, as well as a frost-free cartridge for use in cold climates.
Fitting an anti-siphon device is one way to stop this, but even that won't stop some thieves.
If vehicles have anti-siphon devices fuel pipes have been cut to drain the tanks.
Raiders have even been drilling through fuel cap anti-siphon devices.
Russell Fowler, whose firm sells anti-siphon devices for trucks, said: "A client fitted it to 150 trucks and cut fuel consumption by 30,000 litres in six weeks.