return bend


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return bend

[ri′tərn ‚bend]
(design engineering)
A pipe fitting, equal to two ells, used to connect parallel pipes so that fluid flowing into one will return in the opposite direction through the other.

return bend

return bend
A pipe fitting, 1 or a preformed piece of tubing which provides a 180° change in direction.
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Return bend pressure drop in refrigeration systems.
Two-phase flow pattern in small diameter tubes with the presence of horizontal return bend. Int.
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During operation, the basket is pulled forward from the machine on its central spindle, approximately 350 copper return bends or header legs are loaded and the basket is pushed back until it engages with a drive mechanism at the back.
The broken lines are the return bends on the far side of the heat exchanger.
(5) Judge and correct the connection of the return bends according to the confine conditions set by the designer.