compressor valve

compressor valve

[kəm′pres·ər ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve in a compressor, usually automatic, which operates by pressure difference (less than 5 pounds per square inch or 35 kilopascals) on the two sides of a movable, single-loaded member and which has no mechanical linkage with the moving parts of the compressor mechanism.
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ZVI), established with a focus on improving the performance of reciprocating compressors through the introduction of its game-changing compressor valve, today announced their proprietary StraightFlo Valve (SFV) technology has received a patent in Russia.
Namoco scolded the boy before shoving a 16 millimetre air hose up his behind and turning on the compressor valve.
Offers compressor valve repair services, compressor overhaul and repair services, and compressor replacement parts.
Looking for ways to reduce compressor downtime in the petrochemical and natural gas industries, Cook Manley of Stafford, TX, developed the patented field-repairable Moppet compressor valve, using PEEK polymer from Victrex, Greenville, SC, for the seal ring component.
The SwRI Semi-Active Compressor Valve, developed in 2006, is currently installed in a high-speed compressor at a natural gas production site for a long-term field performance test.
The ZVI StraightFlo (SF) Valve is a patent-pending, revolutionary, reciprocating compressor valve technology that results in step improvements in valve performance indicators through its unique design.
To this end, Li and Braun (2007b) developed decoupling features for those generic faults common in vapor compression cycle equipment, including outdoor HX fouling, improper indoor HX flow rate, compressor valve leakage, refrigerant under- or over-charge, noncondensable gases, and liquid line restriction faults (Breuker and Braun 1998).
R&D Magazine selected SwRI's Semi-Active Compressor Valve as one of the 100 most significant technological achievements of the past year.
ZVI), established with a focus on improving the performance of reciprocating compressors through the introduction of its game changing compressor valve and industry-leading 10 year warranty, today announced the launch of its newest products: the ZVI Valve Cage-Integral and the ZVI Valve Cage-Removable.
Cook Compression was formed in 2007 from four previously independent companies owned by Dover Corporation: C Lee Cook; Cook Valve (formerly Cook Manley and Compressor Valve Engineering/CVE); Compressor Components Incorporated (CCI), and American Industrial Components.
3, 2008, demonstrated that the concept is practical and can significantly extend compressor valve life.
Refrigerant undercharge, refrigerant overcharge, liquid-line restriction, compressor valve leakage, condenser fouling, and evaporator fouling were considered.