KITVALVEINLET ASSEMBLY J AUTO
An "assembly" is set of manufactured parts or components that work together in unison as one mechanism or device.
Frequently used in foodservice equipment, inlets are connectors that involve a service provider or holding tank to provide air, gas, water and other fluids in supplying a secondary component. An electrical inlet is a power connector that receives electrical power from a service provider.
A valve is a device that regulates, directs or controls the flow of a fluid (gases, steam, liquids, fluidized solids, or slurries) by opening, closing, or partially obstructing various passageways. Valves are technically fittings, but are usually discussed as a separate category. In an open valve, fluid flows in a direction from higher pressure to lower pressure.
Valves may be operated manually, either by a handle, lever, pedal or wheel. Valves may also be automatic, driven by changes in pressure, temperature, or flow. These changes may act upon a diaphragm or a piston which in turn activates the valve. More complex control systems using valves requiring automatic control based on an external input (i.e., regulating flow through a pipe to a changing set point) require an actuator. They can be electromechanical actuators such as an electric motor or solenoid, pneumatic actuators which are controlled by air pressure, or hydraulic actuators which are controlled by the pressure of a liquid such as oil or water. An actuator will stroke the valve depending on its input and set-up, allowing the valve to be positioned accurately, and allowing control over a variety of requirements.
Cleveland Range, is a leading manufacturer and designer of steam cooking equipment. Cleveland Range has a long and proud history of serving the foodservice industry with quality and innovative cooking devices. Current product offerings include steamers, combination steamer-ovens, kettles, braising pans and specialty application ovens.
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