selector valve

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selector valve
i. A hydraulic flow-control valve to direct pressurized fluid into one side of actuator and, at the same time, direct return fluid from the other side of the actuator to the reservoir.
ii. When used in relation to fuel systems, it means a switch through which tank selection is made. Also called a tank selector valve.
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It can be used as a selector valve, choosing between two separate pressures or fluids going to a single output.
No fuel was found from the fuel selector valve forward to the engine-driven fuel pump.
Boom-mounted auxiliary hydraulic lines and an auxiliary return-flow selector valve accommodate both one- and two-way hydraulically driven attachments.
Series S selector valve is available in standard 2-way, 3-way, 4-way and 5-way configurations with a variety of flow paths.
In addition Anderson Greenwood / Crosby developed the patented, Safety Selector Valve in response to the growing demand for cost-effective, dual pressure relief valve and/or rupture disc installations in today's process industries.
* Auto Power Swing design incorporates a selector valve to help maintain attachment and swing flows
Press down the bleed valve button and turn the selector valve handle clockwise for each reservoir to drain the excess fluid from all the pumps.
The FIA-SIA-LOV Sequential Injection Analyzer features FIAlab's Lab-on-Valve technology -- a fully integrated, six-position selector valve that enables flow injection, sequential injection and bead trapping with a single component.
Hydraulic systems have been beefed up with a standard factory installed selector valve for a higher flow rate at remote outlets, up to 31.9 gallons per minute total flow on PowerShuttle equipped tractors.
It does not use a vacuum motor nor does it require a selector valve to switch from virgin to regrind.
The photo on the right shows the same machine with a single integrated hydraulic circuit that contains a pressure reducing valve controlled by two remote relief valves, a 4-way solenoid to control high-low pressure, a 4-way solenoid to control auxiliary functions, a 3-way selector valve for selecting I.D.