balanced valve


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balanced valve

[′bal·ənst ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve having equal fluid pressure in both the opening and closing directions.
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The PRV's balanced valve design is unaffected by system back pressure up to 50 percent of the valve's set pres sure.
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