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SINGLE-STROKE PUMP [1 record]

Record 1 2000-02-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pumps
CONT

Single-stroke or single-acting pumps will deliver water on one stroke only, usually the upstroke of the moving valve in the pump. This results in an intermittent flow of water from the pump and an uneven application of power during one revolution.

Key term(s)
  • single action pump
  • single action piston pump

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pompes
CONT

La pompe à simple effet ne débite d'eau que dans un seul sens du mouvement du piston alors que la pompe à double effet débite l'eau à chaque déplacement (aller et retour du piston).

Spanish

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