What is Crankcase Relief Valve? How does it work?

What is the function of crankcase relief valves ?

  • To relieve excess pressure inside the crankcase thereby normalizing the pressure
  • To prevent the flames inside the crankcase from coming out and causing further damage

How does crankcase relief valve works?

  • All the explosion safety relief valves are spring loaded self-closing valves, which stop the entry of atmospheric air in to the crankcase.

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Anand Gautam is a marine engineer, Graduated from M.E.R.I. Mumbai. He likes to sail onboard ship and is one who is passionate about his job. He loves to share his knowledge, information, and ideas to everyone in a simplified way just for his satisfaction.

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