diverter


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diverter

[də′vərd·ər]
(electricity)
A low resistance which is connected in parallel with the series or commutating pole winding of a direct-current machine and diverts current from it, causing the magnetomotive force produced by the winding to vary.
(petroleum engineering)
Equipment installed in a well for controlling a well blowout occurring at a relatively shallow depth.
A system designed to protect a floating rig during a blowout by conducting the flow away from the rig.

diverter

A valve (sometimes motorized) at a junction of a pipe tee; used to change the flow from one branch to another.
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Because it is critical that SRU tail gas valves be maintained at a temperature greater than 280 F to prevent elemental sulphur from freezing, Principal Technology's tail gas diverter valve operates properly up to a temperature of 500 F.
In the past we've used ceramic lightning diverters, which are high-maintenance items: Once one has diverted a strike, it must be replaced, meaning after every storm someone has to walk around the fence looking for diverters needing replacement.
The current minimum instream flow regulations, requiring dam operators and water diverters to release water to maintain a minimum daily flow, are antiquated, not based on good science, and limited only to rivers and streams that the DEP stocks with fish for recreational angling.
I tested if diverter snares would be more prone to being knock-downs by wind or snow due to the additional wire because increased knock-down rates would reduce snare efficiency for wolves and possibly increase vulnerability of moose to leg capture.
Step Five Loosen the screw fastening higher up the down pipe to make it easier to fit the diverter.
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At its highest speeds of 120 metres per minute, the Logistex DV200 Diverter is 43 per cent faster than its predecessor and 87 percent quieter in its sound power level.