balancing valve

balancing valve

[′bal·əns·iŋ ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve used in a pipe for controlling fluid flow; not usually used to shut off the flow. Also known as balancing plug cock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

balancing valve, balancing plug cock

A valve used in a pipe for controlling fluid flow; not usually used to shut off the flow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This system uses an electronic fuel balancing valve for fine-tuning the fuel delivery to each cylinder to achieve near perfect balance for all operating conditions of the unit.
In this case, there is only one balancing valve at the air-coil, so the pressure drop under design conditions may be smaller than in Fig 2 and furthermore it will decrease as the thermal capacity is turned down.
KSB, the Loughborough based international pump manufacturer, has launched a new balancing valve, the BOA Control IMS.
The change in pressure shifts the balancing valve over a relief port or a pressure port, depending on whether the pressure in the lift cylinder has risen or fallen.
The [C.sub.v] factor on a coil or calibrated balancing valve (CBV) will be fixed.
combine 140[degrees]F heated water with constant circulation and thermostatic/pressure balancing valve technology.
'We are currently the world leader in manual balancing technology and the acquisition of Flow Design enables us to exploit the opportunities within the rapidly growing automatic balancing valve market.
Another type of balancing valve uses a flow sensor to measure the flow rate, plus some type of throttling valve, impeller trimming, or a variable speed drive to limit the maximum flow rate.

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