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5.1: Vented and Remote Controlled Pressure Relief Valves

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    List the 5 main types of pressure control valves. Draw their associated schematic symbols.

     

    Identify the 5 main characteristics used to classify pressure control valves.

     

    Describe the purpose of a pilot line. Describe the schematic symbol for a pilot line.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that make use of internal pilot lines on their primary, or input, port.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that make use of internal pilot lines on their secondary, or output, port.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that make use of external/remote pilot lines.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that have a NC deactivated state.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that have a NO deactivated state.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that have a check valve bypass. Identify why a check valve bypass is necessary.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that do not have a check valve bypass. Identify why a check valve bypass is not necessary.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that have an internal drain. Identify why an external drain is not necessary.

     

    Identify pressure control valves that have an external drain. Identify why an external drain is necessary. Describe the schematic symbol for an external drain.

     

    Identify customary locations for the 5 main pressure control valves.

     

    Describe a pressure relief valve using the 5 main characteristics used to classify pressure control valves.

     

    Draw the cutaway diagram of a pilot operated pressure relief valve with a vent port.

     

    Describe the basic operation of a balanced piston style pilot operated pressure relief valve.
    Describe the main purpose of the vent port.