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ball valve

any of a variety of prosthetic cardiac valves comprising a ball within a retaining cage affixed to the orifice; when appropriately sized, used in aortic, mitral, or tricuspid position.

ball valve

(bawl valv)
Any of a variety of prosthetic cardiac valves consisting of a ball within a retaining cage affixed to the orifice; when appropriately sized, used in aortic, mitral, or tricuspid position.
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Complete report on ball valve market for global and Chinese regions spread across 150 pages, analyzing 8 companies and supported with 98 tables and figures is now available at http://www.
Key features of Series BLSF fire safe ball valves include CR8M (316 stainless steel) or WCM (black cast steel) construction; sizes from 15 mm to 100 mm; dual pattern ISO 5211 mounting pad with square shaft; supplied standard with lever operation - pneumatic or electric actuator can be quickly mounted without bracket or adaptor; floating ball design providing pressure assisted sealing and temperature/wear compensation; precision machined, and mirror finished ball for bubble tight shutoff with less operating torque and temperature compensation.
All Clark Solutions 8P Series ball valve actuators feature a compact twin rack and pinion design and an adjustable 0-90[degrees] rotation.
Refit the new ball valve and washers and S tighten all nuts before reconnecting the water inlet pipe to it.
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The SM Series quarter turn ball valve features a simple 1 Clip-pin actuator mounting system which offers outstanding stability and eliminates the cost, weight and installation time required by other valve-actuator mounting systems which typically require brackets and multiple fasteners.
8E Ball Valves achieve their small size as a result of an integrated component design resulting in overall package sizes that are a fraction of those of competitive models.
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Available on all 1/2-2" Hayward PVC and Corzan[R] CPVC True Union, "Z-Ball" and Three-Way Ball Valves, the packages now offer users a choice of either "socket" or "threaded end connections" on any quantity of ball valves.
Since then, S-E ball valves have been widely used in all over the world with good results till 2007 when Edwards Lifesciences discontinued production of the S-E valve.
QVC and QTA Series industrial compact ball valves are ideal for a range of heavy duty chemical, water, and wastewater applications.