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Title: Plug valve

Abstract

An improved plug valve wherein a novel shape for the valve plug and valve chamber provide mating surfaces for improved wear characteristics. The novel shape of the valve plug is a frustum of a body of revolution of a curved known as a tractrix, a solid shape otherwise known as a peudosphere.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Shelley, ID)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
EXXON NUCLEAR IDAHO CO
OSTI Identifier:
867163
Patent Number(s):
4878652
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) INEEL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-79ID01675
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
plug; valve; improved; novel; shape; chamber; provide; mating; surfaces; wear; characteristics; frustum; revolution; curved; tractrix; solid; otherwise; peudosphere; valve chamber; plug valve; mating surface; valve plug; wear characteristics; chamber provide; improved wear; mating surfaces; novel shape; solid shape; /251/

Citation Formats

Wordin, John J. Plug valve. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Wordin, John J. Plug valve. United States.
Wordin, John J. Sun . "Plug valve". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867163.
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
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