flow control valve


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flow control valve

[′flō kən‚trōl ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve whose flow opening is controlled by the rate of flow of the fluid through it; usually controlled by differential pressure across an orifice at the valve. Also known as rate-of-flow control valve.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The flow control valve pressure drops range from 0 to 27 psi (0 to 186 kPa) differential under the Case 1 scenario.
In meter-in control, the flow control valve is placed in series with the directional control valve and the cylinder.
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The company is under contract with KAI to provide the fighter's complete environmental control system-including air conditioning, bleed air control and cabin pressurization and liquid cooling-along with the aircraft's air turbine starter and flow control valve. To help make the environmental control system easier to install and maintain, UTC Aerospace Systems designed it with key components of the air conditioning and liquid cooling integrated into a single pack.
The review included a formal presentation of the shuttle's flow control valve work, initiated after NASA identified damage to a valve on shuttle Endeavour during its November 2008 flight.
For discharging from bulk bags, the sub-frame is equipped with a Power-Cinchera flow control valve that cinches the bag spout concentrically on a horizontal axis for easy tie-offs, and vertically in a tight zigzag pattern to prevent leakage of fine powders.