swing check valve


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swing check valve

swing check valve
A type of check valve having a hinged gate which permits fluid to pass through the valve only in one direction; esp. used where fluid velocities are low.
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One example of a humpback signature, acquird on a space swing check valve at a nuclear power plant, is shown in Figure 8.