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How does a weir valve work?

Last Updated: 4th July, 2021

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The Auto Flo Weir Valve works by regulating the flow through the pool cleaner to the pump. As the filter collects debris, the valve will automatically maintain the correct flow.

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Then, what is a weir valve?

Weir Valves A weir valve is a type of diaphragm valve in which the flow passage includes a weir, or a notch with a horizontal edge through which a substance flows. In the open position, the diaphragm lifts up and allows a substance to flow freely through the valve.

Also, how does a pool weir work? A weir is a type of barrier across a river that is created to adjust or alter its flow. With this in mind, a weir for a swimming pool is a barrier in a skimmer over which water flows. A floating weir raises and lowers its level to match the water level in a pool or spa.

Moreover, how does the Flowkeeper valve work?

LOCATE FLOWKEEPER VALVE - The Flowkeeper Valve regulates flow to ensure the pool pump and Zodiac X7 Cleaner run properly. It is pre-set at the factory at "2" to optimize the performance of the Cleaner. Two other settings are offered. The lower the setting number, the lower the flow.

What is the symbol for a valve?

The generic symbol for a 2-way valve is two triangles pointing to each other with the tips of the inner points touching. The pipe lines are represented by lines connecting to each side of the valve symbol. Various types of lines are used to represent different pipes, tubes, and hoses.

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