diversion valve

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A valve (sometimes motorized) at a junction of a pipe tee; used to change the flow from one branch to another.
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The project involves 7.8 km of 152 mm diameter Ultra DuWall induction-hardened steel pipe, high-pressure fittings, couplings and diversion valves, and impact-resistant elbows.
The timing pump is so wired that it must stop when milk is at sublegal temperatures unless the flow diversion valve is fully in the diverted flow position.
Flow Diversion Valve Control, Custom Control Products Inc.
* Heat exchangers, inline heaters and cold water diversion valves to maintain the optimal water temperature.
When it detects an abnormal process condition, the system can send signals to close isolation valves, shut down transfer pumps, or open diversion valves. The system operates independently of the plant's process control system and can communicate to the control system via hardwire, Modbus, Ethernet, or wireless communications.
With the industrywide interest in complete system suppliers, Racor is now packaging these filtration vessels in full skid-mounted modules with pumps, cut-off valves, flow regulators, and diversion valves that will automatically switch the flow from one element to another, as well as the required plumbing for a specific installation.
The manifold (circa 200Te) will be a gravity-based structure designed to house all the pipeline headers and diversion valves and to protect them from danger caused by fishing activity.
Also ordered are PLC-based controllers that will replace electro-mechanical systems governing flow diversion valves on two HTST pasteurizer systems.