blending valve

blending valve

A three-way valve which permits liquid entering the valve to be mixed with liquid that recirculates through the valve; used to obtain a desired liquid temperature.
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The blending valve can be installed on the building supply, and the temperature transmitter controlling this valve should be on the building pump discharge.
One of the advantages of distributed pumping where no loop pumps are required is that the blending valve is in the bypass as shown in Figure 6 (2) and does not add its friction loss to the distribution system friction.
The Elite range is made from solid brass and comes with a 10-year guarantee, John Sydney has supplied both the Elite small basin mixers and the three-hole version with swivel spout, three-hole bath filler and the recently introduced Rigid Riser Rail and thermostatic blending valve.
The water softener features a new exclusive Custom Select[TM] blending valve.
Over the past few months Iguana's Ian Thompson, Barrie McGreevey, Jason Wallace and Steve Synnott have checked the central heating system, fitted thermo-static radiator valves and installed blending valves to control hot water temperatures throughout the whole building.
In addition, unrented hot water storage units can be installed with thermostatic blending valves (TMVs), which allow water to be stored at a high enough temperature to eliminate bacteria, yet dispense it at a 'safe' pre-set hand wash temperature Storing water at a higher temperature also increases the amount of usable hot water available at the tap.