WORKING TEXT OF THE BRASSWIND TERMINOLOGY WORKING GROUP

Diagram of the Berlin valve

Left: top view: first valve not operated, second valve operated
Right: side view of piston, casing and main tubing

a = valve casing
b = piston
c = valve loop with slide
d = main tubing
e = port
f = touch piece, finger tip, lever
g = valve stem
h = top valve cap
k = lower valve cap
l = return spring
m = guiding slot in stem/piston
p = piston guiding screw

See also photograph of a Berlin valve


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