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Title: Vertical pump with free floating check valve

Abstract

A vertical pump with a bottom discharge having a free floating check valve isposed in the outlet plenum thereof. The free floating check valve comprises a spherical member with a hemispherical cage-like member attached thereto which is capable of allowing forward or reverse flow under appropriate conditions while preventing reverse flow under inappropriate conditions.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (O'Hara Township, Allegheny County, PA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co
OSTI Identifier:
863499
Patent Number(s):
4188173
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by Department of Energy (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
E(04-3)-893
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
vertical; pump; free; floating; check; valve; bottom; discharge; isposed; outlet; plenum; comprises; spherical; hemispherical; cage-like; attached; thereto; capable; allowing; forward; reverse; flow; appropriate; conditions; preventing; inappropriate; reverse flow; valve comprises; attached thereto; check valve; appropriate conditions; bottom discharge; preventing reverse; outlet plenum; free floating; floating check; vertical pump; /417/137/

Citation Formats

Lindsay, Malcolm. Vertical pump with free floating check valve. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Lindsay, Malcolm. Vertical pump with free floating check valve. United States.
Lindsay, Malcolm. Tue . "Vertical pump with free floating check valve". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863499.
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abstractNote = {A vertical pump with a bottom discharge having a free floating check valve isposed in the outlet plenum thereof. The free floating check valve comprises a spherical member with a hemispherical cage-like member attached thereto which is capable of allowing forward or reverse flow under appropriate conditions while preventing reverse flow under inappropriate conditions.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {1}
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