dump valve


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dump valve

[′dəmp ‚valv]
(engineering)
A large valve located at the bottom of a tank or container used in emergency situations to empty the tank quickly; for example, to jettison fuel from an airplane fuel tank.

dump valve

dump valve
i. The valve that allows the fuel in a tank to be dumped in flight quickly for emergency or operational reasons but mainly to bring the aircraft's weight to the maximum landing weight.
ii. An automatic valve that rapidly drains the fuel manifold when fuel pressure is below a predetermined level (e.g., at the time the engine is switched off). Also called a drain valve.
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Even after shutdown, fuel continued to drain out the dump valve until it reached a level below the dump-valve opening in the fuel tank.
She was inspecting the ram-air turbine (RAT) cavity, when she noticed that the RAT dump valve (part of the pneumatic system and similar to the buttons checked during preflight on the main landing gear) was open.
Peter nodded and pulled a string attached to the dump valve on his vest.
The two-stage decompression and dump valve enables the operator to adjust pressure to laboratory accuracy.
The company reports that an "easy clean" feature and an optional "drop-in" dump valve have been added to its machine-mount JIT vacuum loaders and vacuum chambers.