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.

reducing valve

A device to reduce the pressure of gas that has been compressed in a cylinder.
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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.
The latest version of the miniature 9014 Series pressure regulator is a compact pressure-reducing valve designed for systems in which size, weight, and cost are critical design factors.
The project includes, but is not limited to, multiple points of connection along the main line and side streets; the installation of isolation valves; the installation of two pressure-reducing valve assemblies with above-ground enclosures, installation of fire hydrant assemblies; traffic control; trench excavation and disposal of excavated materials; pipeline flushing, disinfection, and testing; backfilling and compaction testing; temporary and permanent pavement restoration; and all other associated work such that the pipeline is ready for use in accordance with these plans and specifications.
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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