BODY VALVE ASSEMBLY CONNECTOR
An "assembly" is set of manufactured parts or components that work together in unison as one mechanism or device.
Most connectors have a gender i.e. the male component, called a plug, connects to the female component, or socket. A connection may be removable (as for portable equipment), require a tool for assembly and removal, or serve as a permanent joint between two points. An adapter can be used to join dissimilar connectors. Connectors are commonly used in plumbing and electromechanical assemblies.
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.
Over the years Server has developed many innovative products for serving, dispensing, and merchandising a wide variety of food items. Server designs, engineers, and fabricates hot topping dispensers, food and soup warmers, condiment dispensers, nacho cheese servers, butter warmers and more.
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