Check Valve

What is Check Valve?

Check Valve meaning in Safety terms is

  • A valve that permits flow of liquid through a hose or pipe in one direction but prevents a return flow. Uses include the prevention of backflow on uphill hose lays, loss of prime with centrifugal pumps and chemical contamination in fire chemical mixing systems. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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