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Safety valve
Relief valves are used to protect against the build up of excessive pressure in a closed system.
Screen basket
A screen basket is a device used to retain or remove suspended or floating solids in flow stream to protect pumps, valves etc. from damage or clogging.
The saturation point is the point at which air is unable to absorb more water.
Screw compressor
Screw compressors are often used in connection with cooling systems.
Secondary refrigerant
Coolant can be divided into primary coolant and secondary coolant.
Selective corrosion
Selective corrosion is a type of corrosion which attacks one single element of an alloy and dissolves the element in the alloy structure.
A process in which solid particles with a density greater than water settle out of the water phase due to gravity.
Sensible cooling load
Sensible cooling load is a measurement of the amount of energy that must be removed from, for example, the air inside a building, in order to maintain a certain temperature, regardless of the temperature outside.
Sensible heat ratio
Sensible heat ratio (SHR) is the term used to describe the ratio of sensible heat load to total heat load.
Shaft seal forces
Shaft seal forces