diverter


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diverter

[də′vərd·ər]
(electricity)
A low resistance which is connected in parallel with the series or commutating pole winding of a direct-current machine and diverts current from it, causing the magnetomotive force produced by the winding to vary.
(petroleum engineering)
Equipment installed in a well for controlling a well blowout occurring at a relatively shallow depth.
A system designed to protect a floating rig during a blowout by conducting the flow away from the rig.

diverter

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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But the provision mandating installation by an engineer or contractor prompted an outcry from many smaller diverters, particularly those in remote areas of the state.
Among the three patients treated with the flow diverters, the patient whose flow diverter stent prolapsed into the division artery during deployment was considered as technical failure although it was managed with an additional stent (Patient 6).
Caption: The AR-15 Pistol represents Springfield Armory's entry into the popular AR pistol market, it sports a short 75-inch barrel topped off with a blast diverter. The Saint pistol has an M-LOK free-float handguard that is slim and lightweight.
Pull the two ends of downpipe apart and insert the diverter, then push them back into place.
The Victaulic Series 725 Diverter Valve is available with three different actuation options: manual gear, pneumatic and multiturn electric motor operators.
The Wilson brake alone without the Diverter installed did a very good job of taming the recoil of my pseudo-SBR.
"Principal Technology designed its tail gas diverter valve system to address the crucial need to keep elemental sulphur molten during the process of removing it from natural gas or refined petroleum products," said its president and CEO Matthew S Hodson.
Along with installing remote-control electric fence energizers, we wanted to beef up lightning protection, so we opted for the simplicity of Kencove's reusable combination lightning diverter and choke coil.
I attached a 2.30 mm diameter "diverter wire" to standard 153-cm wolf snares so that it extended 70 cm perpendicular to the plane defined by the snare loop, at an angle 10-20 [degrees] from the horizontal plane tangent to the top of the snare (Fig.
A complete overhaul of the entire allocation scheme would probably involve doing away with the registered diverters and forcing everyone to become a permitted diverter.
Step Two Locate a down pipe from your drainage system and place the water butt a maximum of 500 mm away from the down pipe (check instructions on rain diverter kit as models may vary).
Unlike check valve metering systems, which are sensitive to input pressure fluctuations and sticking, Exact utilizes Linked Diverter Valves to direct material into and out of the metering cylinders.