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What does SV stand for?

SV stands for Steam Valve

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Five features of the system work together to ensure steam regulation is both precise and predictable: special condensate traps, steam filtration, use of step-down regulators, a steam valve and electronic regulation.
Item number two in the old order book was for a dozen safety valve float rods for a J Hopkinson, of Fitzwilliam Street, who later built his huge factory at Birkby and, as Hopkinsons, became one of the world's leading makers of steam valves and boiler mountings.
By combining Viton with several other ingredients, the company's chemists are said to have developed a compound with properties that are uniquely suited for high temperature steam applications, such as steam trap seals, steam valve seals, and static and dynamic sealing components for various steam applications.
And how wind power reduces the amount of fossil fuel our power stations burn, when to provide the 100 per cent backup wind requires, even when their steam valves are throttled back to allow wind to take a little of the load, they still have to produce the same amount of steam so they can instantly restore any deficits?