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.

Article Title:
What does cracking pressure mean?
Article Summary:
A definition of the term cracking pressure
Article Date:
3/17/2010
Article ID:
870
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