eccentric valve

eccentric valve

[ek¦sen·trik ′valv]
(engineering)
A rubber-lined slurry or fluid valve with an eccentric rotary cut-off body to reduce corrosion and wear on mechanical moving valve parts.
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Russell became widely known for its popular steam engines, mostly noted for their eccentric valve gear.