flow valve


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flow valve

[′flō ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve that closes itself when the flow of a fluid exceeds a particular value.
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Jim West, President of Goodwest Industries said, "IDC's aseptic Gravity Flow Valve allows Goodwest Industries to provide our customers with a very unique and complete dispensing system that differentiates Goodwest Industries in a competitive market place.
The Gravity Flow Valve can fit onto any flexible bag, pouch or semi-rigid package.
In addition, IDC has opened up the 100 percent fruit juice, isotonic sports drinks and dairy markets with its Aseptic Gravity Flow Valve used in convenience stores, rest stops, restaurants, and cafeterias, for bulk beverage dispensing.
The gravity flow valve provides a safe alternative to single-serve portions for institutions, convenience stores, and others.
IDC's Gravity Flow Valve is the first product that offers foodservice and beverage companies a disposable, dispensing packaging option in aseptic form (free from microorganisms).
The June 24 issue of Flexible Packaging magazine quotes Bill Goodwin, CEO of Goodwest Industries, a major Parmalat diary distributor, saying "this new aseptic gravity flow valve has helped Goodwest capture new distribution and new customers which is resulting in double digit topline sales growth.
UMAC Incorporated, the world leader in Excess Flow Valve (EFV) technology for residential and commercial natural gas applications, Jaeco Fluid Systems, a manufacturer of chemical metering pumps, fittings, and check valves for the fluid process and agriculture industries, and GasBreakers Inc.
CCI recently introduced its new Rotary DRAG[R] axial flow valve, described as combining the elevated capacity found in rotary valves with the precise flow control of a high-velocity control valve for the gas transmission market.
International Dispensing Corporation's (IDC) Aseptic Gravity Flow Valve has successfully completed NSF International's rigorous C2 certification process, allowing IDC to bring the valve to market after months of testing and analysis.
The Safety+PLUS excess flow valve, when triggered, immediately restricts gas flow to a non-hazardous level (bypass flow) to prevent dangerous release of gas into the home.
Scaffolding was erected over the side and the repair took place at night during good weather when engineers found another problem: the pipe's flow valve wouldn't seal which meant a constant flow of water in the affected pipe and a halt to the repair work.
With the new Tracer Snap-EFV Identification System, gas companies no longer need costly, removable, secondary tagging to mark Excess Flow Valve (EFV) installations.