flap valve


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flap valve

[′flap ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve fitted with a hinged flap or disk that swings in one direction only.
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flap valve

In plumbing, a check valve in the form of a hinged disk which permits flow in one direction only.
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Refit the flap valve back into the siphon in the reverse order and reconnect the cistern back on to the pan and wall.
EV series is a glass tube loader with an optical sensor and nonreturn flap valve. Throughput of the E series is up to 400 lb/hr.
Capable of moving compressible solids of up to 15.2cm (6") while protecting product integrity, the flap valve technology utilised by the pump can move whole muscle meat products, delicate fruits and vegetables trouble-free.
Everyone is born with a small flap in the septum between the right and left atria of the heart; but for some that flap valve never closes permanently.
Product offerings include; air and natural gas operated double diaphragm pumps, ball valve and solids handling flap valve pumps, DC powered portable and air-operated submersible pumps, replacement parts, and a complete range of accessories.
The water stays there because of the flap valve, and with continued pumping, the pipe fills.