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Quickly Removable Valve
Author and Affiliation:
Robbins, John S.(Rockwell International Corp.)
Abstract: Unit removed with minimal disturbance. Valve inlet and outlet ports adjacent to each other on same side of valve body. Ports inserted into special manifold on fluid line. Valve body attached to manifold by four bolts or, alternatively, by toggle clamps. Electromechanical actuator moves in direction parallel to fluid line to open and close valve. When necessary to clean valve, removed simply by opening bolts or toggle clamps. No need to move or separate ports of fluid line. Valve useful where disturbance of fluid line detrimental or where fast maintenance essential - in oil and chemical industries, automotive vehicles, aircraft, and powerplants.
Publication Date: Oct 01, 1988
Document ID:
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 88B10490
Subject Category: MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number: MSC-21237
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 12; 9; P. 77
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Johnson Space Center; Houston, TX, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: No additional information available: For specific technical questions contact TU Officer at Center of origin.
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