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Glossary Results for Word "Ramsbottom Safety-Valve"

Ramsbottom Safety-Valve A boiler safety-valveExplain 'Safety Valve' characterised by two vertical outlet tubes, which are capped by inverted cones. A single coil spring between the two outlet tubes loads down a bar onto which the cones are attached. Under WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' the two outlet tubes were concealed by a single neat casing, which became a characteristic feature of LNWR locomotives.