butterfly valve


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butterfly valve

[′bəd·ər‚flī ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve that utilizes a turnable disk element to regulate flow in a pipe or duct system, such as a hydraulic turbine or a ventilating system. Also known as butterfly damper.

butterfly valve

butterfly valve
A valve used to control the flow of fluids; a disk controls flow through the port. Also called a butterfly damper.

butterfly valve

butterfly valve
A valve consisting of a disc turning on its diametrical axis to control the flow of fluid in a round tube or pipe. When the valve is across the tube, the fluid flow is shut; and when it is parallel, the fluid is allowed to flow. Typically used in carburetors.
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Each 'Sputnik' was fitted with a butterfly valve, and because the outlets are close to the gr ound, breakages were occurring because of the temptation for operators to open and close the valves with their feet.
For instance, they have developed an aseptic sample valve for WFI and other water of product systems, and their double block and bleed butterfly valve will be shown in a new application
Tenders are invited for works include approx 1,010 lf 36" sliplining pccp with either fusible pvc or hdpe pipe, and connecting newly sliplined main to existing 16" dip by wet tapping 16" dip; 23 lf 24" dip interconnection, with butterfly valve and valve box, between existing 36" dip and 14" dip by wet tapping existing 36" dip and 14" dip; removing buried 36" gate valve and valve box; 167 lf 6" cip removal and replacing with 16" dip with two butterfly valves and valve boxes; see outside link.
today announced the acquisition of Keystone International's AWWA butterfly valve division.