diaphragm pump
the most common type of aquarium air pump

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  • Diaphragm pump — schematic. A diaphragm pump is a positive displacement pump that uses a combination of the reciprocating action of a rubber, thermoplastic or teflon diaphragm and suitable non return check valves to pump a fluid. Sometimes this type of pump is… …   Wikipedia

  • Diaphragm pump — Diaphragm Di a*phragm, n. [L. diaphragma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to fence by a partition wall; dia through + ?, ?, to fence, inclose; prob. akin to L. fareire to stuff: cf. F. diaphragme. See {Farce}.] 1. A dividing membrane or thin partition, commonly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diaphragm pump — A device which has a flexible diaphragm which moves forward and backward by a solenoid or other mechanical device to transfer fluid. Also see twin diaphragm pump …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • diaphragm pump — diafragminis siurblys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Siurblys su lanksčia darbine pertvara. atitikmenys: angl. diaphragm pump; membrane pump rus. диафрагмовый насос; мембранный насос ryšiai: sinonimas – membraninis siurblys …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • diaphragm pump — membraninis siurblys statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. diaphragm pump vok. Membranpumpe, f rus. диафрагменный насос, m pranc. pompe à diaphragme, f; pompe à membrane, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • diaphragm pump — noun a pump using a flexible diaphragm in place of a piston …   English new terms dictionary

  • diaphragm pump — noun : a pump having a flexible diaphragm in place of a piston …   Useful english dictionary

  • diaphragm pump — Смотри диафрагменный (диафрагмовый) насос …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • twin diaphragm pump — A diaphragm pump with two diaphragms; if one fails the other takes over its function …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Diaphragm — Di a*phragm, n. [L. diaphragma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to fence by a partition wall; dia through + ?, ?, to fence, inclose; prob. akin to L. fareire to stuff: cf. F. diaphragme. See {Farce}.] 1. A dividing membrane or thin partition, commonly with an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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