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Title: Valve and dash-pot assembly

Abstract

A dash-pot valve comprising a cylinder submerged in the fluid of a housing and having a piston attached to a plunger projecting into the path of closing movement of a pivotal valve member. A vortex chamber in said cylinder is provided with tangentially directed inlets to generate vortex flow upon retraction of said plunger and effect increasing resistance against said piston to progressively retard the closing rate of said valve member toward its seat.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Richland, WA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
865931
Patent Number(s):
US 4601309
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
valve; dash-pot; assembly; comprising; cylinder; submerged; fluid; housing; piston; attached; plunger; projecting; path; closing; movement; pivotal; vortex; chamber; provided; tangentially; directed; inlets; generate; flow; retraction; effect; increasing; resistance; progressively; retard; rate; seat; vortex flow; piston attached; closing movement; closing rate; /137/188/

Citation Formats

Chang, Shih-Chih. Valve and dash-pot assembly. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Chang, Shih-Chih. Valve and dash-pot assembly. United States.
Chang, Shih-Chih. Wed . "Valve and dash-pot assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865931.
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title = {Valve and dash-pot assembly},
author = {Chang, Shih-Chih},
abstractNote = {A dash-pot valve comprising a cylinder submerged in the fluid of a housing and having a piston attached to a plunger projecting into the path of closing movement of a pivotal valve member. A vortex chamber in said cylinder is provided with tangentially directed inlets to generate vortex flow upon retraction of said plunger and effect increasing resistance against said piston to progressively retard the closing rate of said valve member toward its seat.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
}

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