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1
Q

Oil relief valve

A
  • prevents hydraulic lock on start up

- located at the bottom of the stator housing

2
Q

Uses of vane compressors

A

-plant air, pneumatic conveying and breathable air

3
Q

Oil system

A

-used for sealing, heat transfer, lubrication and control air inlet valve (unloader valve)

4
Q

Safety relief valve

A

-only thing protecting over pressurizing the casing

5
Q

Bypass valve (thermal mixing valve)

A

-stops the air from going to the cooler and warms it up quicker

6
Q

Machining an extra cut in the stator

A

-helps to volume of trapped air between the adjoining rows of vanes since there is always some carryover of compressed air in this space

7
Q

Vacuum valve

A

-prevents vane chatter

8
Q

Intake throttle valve

A

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