Reducing Valve

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Reducing Valve


a device that automatically transmits a liquid or gas from a high-pressure cavity to a cavity with lower pressure while maintaining a constant pressure in one of these cavities. A reducing valve maintaining a constant high pressure serves as a safety valve and is used, for example, in lubricating systems and devices. Reducing valves serve as the basic element of such intricate devices as liquid and gas reducers.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

pressure-reducing valve, reducing valve

2. A valve that maintains a predetermined pressure by means of an automatic valve controller.
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