thermal relief valve


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thermal relief valve

thermal relief valve
A pressure relief valve designed to relieve excessive pressure caused by the increase in the temperature of fluid in the hydraulic system of an aircraft.
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Thermal relief valve. This can be provided at locations where it is anticipated shut-in or trapped fluid could exceed the design pressure.
One such feature is the addition of thermal relief valves on all of the pressure washer pumps.