Can some one tell me the difference between a blow off valve and a recirculation valve?
A coworker is saying that a blowoff and recirculation valve are the same thing. We have already been online looking it up can someone tell me the difference between the two parts.
A blow off valve "blows off excess pressure once built up inside a confined space, venting to the atmosphere". A recirculating valve "recirculates the system vapor or liquid once it has reached a certain pressure so that it is not allowed to vent into the atmosphere".
anybody got pix we've basically told him as much as you have just said fordtudor37.
The thermostat in your car's engine is a "recirculating valve" and the safety air check on an air compressor in your garage or the top on a pressure cooker is a "blow off valve".