12:48 Apr 12, 2005
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: Schoiafsluiter
type of valve - obviously :-)
Lindsay Edwards
Local time: 06:45

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5junction valve
1slide / gate / disc valve
Henk Peelen

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slide / gate / disc valve

type of typo - obviously :-)

Could it be a schuifafsluiter?

My first idea was schotafsluiter, byt no google hits for that.

Henk Peelen
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Thanks but I think it should be shot valve
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Comment: Thanks but I think it should be shot valve

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junction valve

A junction valve shuts off parts of pipe system from each other.

Example sentence(s):
  • Switch off the junction valve to prevent further leaks.
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