bleed orifice

bleed orifice

A calibrated orifice used in a fluid power system to allow a controlled flow of fluid into the system when it is in operation. When the system is not in operation, all of the pressure is bled off through the bleed orifice.
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Valve which controls the water supply to a residence building and its outsidehydrants will be a full port brass ball valve having nominal restriction to flow, with a bleed orifice and a master cut off valve box.
13] have analyzed a HPS strut with a separate gas chamber and two oil chambers coupled via bleed orifices and check valves.
The strut comprised two chambers coupled by bleed orifices and check valves, in which one of the chambers contained both gas and oil.
The hydro-pneumatic suspension (HPS) strut, considered in this study, comprises two chambers connected via bleed orifices and check valves, as illustrated in Fig.
Bleed orifices can be used so that clean air is drawn through the drain port, creating a flushing effect.