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A pneumatic engine that powers life-support equipment and uses a gauge of 5 to 50 lb/sq in to supply gas to a ventilator circuit, allowing for a constant flow pattern.
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We collect firms generating the largest ratios of free cash flow from the "Largest Free Gash Flow Generators
" list, published weekly by the Value Line Investment Survey.
They are flow generators
. Experience has taught us that a positive displacement pump rated at 3000 psi will not deliver 3000 psi unless the sum of [DELTA]p's around the circuit equals 3000 psi.
The key point is that positive displacement pumps are flow generators
- not pressure generators.