safety valve


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safety valve

noun alternative, aperture, boundary condition, choice, circumstance, clause condition, contrivance, definition, device, escalator clause, esca clause, escape valve, escape way, evasion, exception, excuse, exit strategy, expedient, frame of reference, given, grounds, hole to creep out of, limitation, limiting condition, loophole, means of escape, mechanism for evasion, obligation, opening, out, outlet, parameter, pretext, provision, proviso, requisite, saving clause, specification, stipulation, technicality, terms, uncommunicativeness, vehicle of escape, way of essape, way out, whereas
Associated concepts: safety valve consideration, safety valve function, stop valve
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During the last two years, the company has shipped millions of pounds worth of safety valves and has carried out service work for its products on chemical and process plants across the North-east.
Deval Patrick insisted yesterday that if lawmakers want the crime bill to become law this session they need to add his safety valve provision.
In order to size the channels for practical flow rates and pressure drop as they occur in safety valves, the mass flow rate of the designed glass tube should be comparable to a real safety valve.
Boston Scientific offers a broad family of pressure activated safety valve products, including the Vaxcel(R) PICC with PASV Valve technology.
Mike Balhoff of Legg Mason estimates that the safety valve will generate perhaps $8 million to $10 million after taking into account the other restrictions on the fund.
The Safety Valve Handbook contains all of the vital technical and standards information relating to safety valves used in the process industry for positive pressure applications.
As increased legislation continues to require higher standards, Burkert Fluid Control Systems has developed a series of safety valve solutions that can be retro-fitted to existing control systems or incorporated into new designs.
Graham Hacon, CEO, explained: "Hydrocarbon producing wells have a Down Hole Safety Valve (DHSV or SCSSV -- surface controlled subsea safety valve) which shuts the well quickly when required, and is usually controlled hydraulically from the surface.
Leser has introduced a new pilot-operated safety valve series.
Chris Markey is still there in the mix in terms of a safety valve, but we're going to see about getting Terrence (Austin) some reps, and Marcus Everett also is working back there, and Ryan Graves.
It has also been retrofitted to solve poor control situations, safety valve popping problems, and intermittent low steam main pressure problems.
In addition, as the mortgage holder's income goes up, preset levels automatically trigger increased mortgage payments, creating a safety valve of sorts for the lender by steadily reducing the deferred portion of the mortgage.

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