flow-control device

flow-control device

In a controlled-flow roof drainage system, a device that controls the rate at which rainwater is permitted to drain off a roof.
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If hydraulic cylinders are the route you have to take to stroke the ejector plates, use a geared flow-control device. This ensures that the cylinders are getting the same amount of oil and moving at the exact same time to prevent any cocking of the plates.
A valve is a precision flow-control device. Performance depends on tight tolerances.
Strand dies incorporate polymer flow-control device. Also offers centrifugal pellet dryer.
Strand dies incorporate a polymer flow-control device. Company also offers a centrifugal pellet dryer.
* Positions and functioning of flow-control devices for air and water delivery systems
Callahan said his wife is a licensed trapper, but most situations can be resolved without harm to either beaver or human by finding the right balance with flow-control devices.
Variable-rate application is most often accomplished by varying the travel speed or the applicator discharge rate with flow-control devices such as flapper, gale, or pinch valves.
Founded in 1989, the Indianapolis-based company has 50 employees that develop annually more than a million valves, fittings, and other precision-machining, flow-control devices for the automotive, medical, and construction industries.
With respect to beaver, the majority of those present voiced opposition to any expansion of trapping regulations and spoke about expanding the use of conibear traps and flow-control devices.

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