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Diagram of the Top-sprung Périnet Valve (darker areas indicate ports at the back of the piston)

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
i = baluster
k = lower valve cap
l = return spring
m = guiding slot in stem/piston
n = key
o = keyway for piston valve guide in casing

See also photograph of Périnet Valves


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