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What does cracking pressure mean?

Cracking pressure - the pressure at which a component starts to open.

This term is used in reference to our check valves. When the cracking pressure is reached the check valve will open. When the pressure drops below the cracking pressure and/or back pressure occurs the valve closes.

Title: What does cracking pressure mean?
Description: A definition of the term cracking pressure
Published: 3/17/2010
Last Edited: 9/19/2013
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