reducing valve

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re·duc·ing valve

a valve designed to lower the pressure of a gas coming from a cylinder containing compressed gas under high pressure.
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reducing valve

A device to reduce the pressure of gas that has been compressed in a cylinder.
See also: valve
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A new "no frills" pressure-reducing valve, the D04, has been developed by Honeywell, featuring a simple construction and output pressure adjustment knob.
has introduced the GP01 30, a newly developed proportional pressure-reducing valve engineered to meet the critical demands of today's mobile equipment markets for reliability, performance, compact and lightweight size and economical cost.
Pressure-reducing valves (PRVs) from Zurn Industries can reduce water consumption by 33 per cent in the average household by merely adjusting the pressure from 100 psi to 50 psi, resulting in reduced resource and sewage treatment and lowering water and sewer bills, according to Universal Building Materials Merchants Company (UBM).
Dresser Masoneilan will provide steam pressure-reducing valves, desuperheaters and associated equipment required for the project's steam conditioning and turbine bypass systems.
In a typical application where high-pressure natural gas is received and low-pressure gas is distributed, such as at city gates, GPRGs can be used in parallel with standard pressure-reducing valves to generate significant amounts of low-cost power.

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