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DELAY ACTION REED VALVE Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025122D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


A bimetal delay action pressure relief valve for a vacuum corrugated feeder is shown in the figure that is attached to the plenum of an air nozzle. Its ourpose is to allow air flow during the acquire phase of a feed cycle and provide high nozzle pressures during the feeding portion of a feed cycle. Without the valve, these two needs oppose each other.