gas valve


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gas valve

[′gas ‚valv]
(engineering)
An exhaust valve, held shut by rubber springs, used to discharge gas from the extreme top of a balloon.
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The transfer matrix between the flame and gas valve is defined as [[T.
The Urika features a new self-compensating gas valve mounted directly onto the cylinder and allows for easy assembly and disassembly of the barrel.
Other common problems are a malfunctioning gas valve or pilot thermocouple.
That normally routine procedure, which requires the craft to detonate a gas valve, may be fatally jarred electronic equipment or caused an explosive leak in the fuel system.
Kelly then turned off a gas valve that was leaking due to a broken regulator.
This gas valve product line can be deployed on the meter inlet or meter outlet.
The water heaters have a nameplate near the gas valve with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number.
The Sinai gas valve station was damaged in an attack on April 27.
Approximately 11" from the breech, a multi-purpose gas block positions the gas tube and operating rod, houses an adjustable, 2-position gas valve, mounts the front sight and supports the front handguards.
Other features include calorized steel emitter tubes for higher radiant efficiency and safety, a state-of-the-art step opening combustion gas valve for quieter ignition and a closed combustion chamber design and direct spark ignition system with 100% safety shutoff control.
Then one nitrogen gas valve is opened, allowing gas into the part, while the overflow valve on the opposite end of the part is opened to receive melt displaced by the gas.
The same company fitted the boiler with a new gas valve costing pounds 60 for a total charge of pounds 172.