plunger overtravel

plunger overtravel

[′plən·jər ′ō·vər‚trav·əl]
(petroleum engineering)
Excessive upward or downward movement in a reciprocating-plunger-type sucker-rod oil-well pump.
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L x W x H), the V5 has 2 mm of plunger overtravel, current ratings from 5 V to 14 V and an extended operating temperature range of -40[degrees] to 194[degrees]F.