telescoping valve

telescoping valve

[¦tel·ə¦skōp·iŋ ′valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve, with sliding, telescoping members, to regulate water flow in a pipe line with minimum disturbance to stream lines.
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This involves using compressed air as an actuator in conjunction with an umbrella head telescoping valve.
Telescoping Valves. Telescoping valves are also useful in hopper-bottom settling tanks.