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Self-contained breathing apparatus (2,073 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), sometimes referred to as a compressed air breathing apparatus (CABA) or simply breathing apparatus (BA), is a
Fireless locomotive (2,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
locomotive which uses reciprocating engines powered from a reservoir of compressed air or steam, which is filled at intervals from an external source. They
Gas duster (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gas duster, also known as canned air or compressed air, is a product used for cleaning or dusting electronic equipment and other sensitive devices that
Kunze-Knorr brake (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kunze-Knorr brake (Kunze-Knorr-Bremse or KK-Bremse) is an automatic compressed-air brake for goods, passenger and express trains. It was the first graduated
Party popper (416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bottle-like shape. In some party poppers the explosive charge is replaced by compressed air. In party poppers with an explosive charge, there are less than 0.25
Spark testing (1,233 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
heating up the sample to red heat and then applying compressed air to the sample. The compressed air supplies enough oxygen to ignite the sample and give
Haldane's decompression model (2,619 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
decompression to sea level atmospheric pressure of divers breathing compressed air at ambient pressure that was proposed in 1908 by the Scottish physiologist
Torpedo (10,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tubular device, designed to run underwater on its own, and powered by compressed air. The result was a submarine weapon, the Minenschiff (mine ship), the
Walther LG300 (206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The rifle uses dehumidified compressed air as propellant for the diabolo air gun pellets. This is stored in compressed-air cylinders that have a maximum
Launched roller coaster (1,582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
same type of system as a Hydraulic launch, a pneumatic launch uses compressed air to launch the vehicle. The technology was developed by S&S as the Thrust
10.5 cm Luftminenwerfer M 15 (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mortar on a fixed base that used compressed air to propel the mortar bomb to the target. Each cylinder of compressed air lasted for fifteen shots. A notable
Chicken gun (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A chicken gun is a large-diameter, compressed-air cannon used to fire dead chickens at aircraft components in order to simulate high-speed bird strikes
Tip jet (1,011 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
composed of nothing but a single blade with a tip rocket. Tip jets can use compressed air, provided by a separate engine, to create jet thrust. Other types use
Energy storage (8,891 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
propulsion of mine locomotives. The compressed air is stored in an underground reservoir, such as a salt dome. Compressed-air energy storage (CAES) plants can
Engine braking (1,687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the compressed air then acts as a compressed spring and pushes the piston back down. However, with the jake brake in operation, the compressed air is suddenly
Forced induction (1,397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Forced induction is the process of delivering compressed air to the intake of an internal combustion engine. A forced induction engine uses a gas compressor
Radial engine (4,497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
new cooling system for this engine that used a high-speed fan to blow compressed air into channels that carry air to the middle of the banks, where a series
Airlift (dredging device) (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
controllable compressed air supply vents into the inside, lower end of the pipe (The input end always being the lower end). Compressed air is injected
Sander (672 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
usually powered electrically, and those used in auto-body repair work by compressed air. There are many different types of sanders for different purposes. Multi-purpose
Spray painting (2,976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aerosol paint cans are portable and easy to store. Spraying paint with compressed air can be traced back to its use on the Southern Pacific Railway in the
Mark 32 Surface Vessel Torpedo Tubes (385 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tubes' operation are controlled remotely. The launch is powered by compressed air in a rear flask, which also doubles as each tube's breech, and the torpedoes
Mekarski system (702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mekarski system was a compressed-air propulsion system for trams invented by Louis Mékarski or Louis Mékarsky (the correct spelling is uncertain) in
20 cm Luftminenwerfer M 16 (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
additional barrel could be fitted to extend the range. A single cylinder of compressed air was only good for four to six shots. It was loaded onto a two-wheel
Airlift pump (902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solids. The pump injects compressed air at the bottom of the discharge pipe which is immersed in the liquid. The compressed air mixes with the liquid causing
Dynamite gun (944 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A dynamite gun is any of a class of artillery pieces that use compressed air to propel an explosive projectile (such as one containing dynamite). Dynamite
Starter (engine) (3,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
consists of a geared turbine, an air compressor and a pressure tank. Compressed air released from the tank is used to spin the turbine, and through a set
British 18-inch torpedo (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Performance : 26.5 knots (49.1 km/h; 30.5 mph) for 800 yd (730 m) Propulsion : Compressed air Used on the River-class and 1905 Tribal-class destroyers. Year : about
Steam hammer (3,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
forging by mechanical and hydraulic presses, but some are still in use. Compressed air power hammers, descendants of the early steam hammers, are still manufactured
Heberlein brake (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
railway line. Heberlein brakes were eventually largely replaced by compressed-air brakes or, sometimes, by vacuum brakes on narrow gauge railway vehicles
Hypersonic XLC (438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Worldwide, a company specializing in air-powered rides, and was the first compressed air launch coaster in the world. Hypersonic was S&S Worldwide's actual prototype
Grease gun (tool) (328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pumping grease out of the aperture. Air-powered (pneumatic), where compressed air is directed to the gun by hoses, the air pressure serving to force the
List of energy resources (457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Coal mining Cold fusion Combustion Compound turbine – two axle, steam Compressed air energy storage Concentrated solar power Deep lake water cooling Diesel
Type 95 torpedo (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ships. Its engine was a kerosene-oxygen wet-heater rather than the compressed air used by most torpedo types at the time. Boyne p. 127, 254 Mark Stille
Wind hybrid power systems (2,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mines. There is another system in Argentina. At power stations that use compressed air energy storage (CAES), electrical energy is used to compress air and
Power window (1,626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
That is, the compressed air system used for air brakes is also used for the windows. These types of trucks have long used compressed air cylinders for
Ted Eldred (1,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at this point that he needed to turn his efforts toward open circuit compressed air breathing apparatus. He was accompanied on this demonstration by Bob
Cable jetting (821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through a duct while simultaneously pushing the cable into the duct. Compressed air is injected at the duct inlet and flows through the duct and along the
Turbojet (3,390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
combustion chamber, and a turbine (that drives the compressor). The compressed air from the compressor is heated by burning fuel in the combustion chamber
SS Westfalen (1905) (385 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
flying boats out of the water to be refueled and serviced, and a large compressed air catapult for launching the aircraft. When in operation, Westfalen cruised
Blow molding (1,678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a tube-like piece of plastic with a hole in one end through which compressed air can pass. The parison is then clamped into a mold and air is blown into
Automobile accessory power (1,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the alternator, hydraulic connections from a pump or engine system, compressed air, and engine vacuum; or the engine may be directly tapped through a mechanical
DRG Kleinlokomotive Class II (1,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1974 Class 322: Vmax = 30 km/h, compressed-air brake Class 323-324: Vmax = 45 km/h, compressed-air brake In the 1980s numerous Köf IIs were still
Western Museum of Mining & Industry (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and steam engines. Some of the pneumatic machines are connected to compressed air so that they can be viewed in actual operation. The museum also includes
Electro-pneumatic brake system on British railway trains (1,568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
system that was novel in the UK, the electro-pneumatic brake in which compressed air brake operation was controlled electrically by the driver. This was
Electro-pneumatic brake system on British railway trains (1,568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
system that was novel in the UK, the electro-pneumatic brake in which compressed air brake operation was controlled electrically by the driver. This was
DB Class 101 (4,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wore out or had to be expensively maintained, were eliminated. The compressed air system in the class 101 is similar to the system found in other locomotives
Fluid power (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oil or water, and pneumatics using a gas such as air or other gases. Compressed-air and water-pressure systems were once used to transmit power from a central
Confetti (1,250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
confetti is projected via a "cannon" (a small pressure vessel) using compressed air or carbon dioxide. For larger venues or volumes of confetti, a venturi
Jack (device) (1,793 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
source of compressed air is not available. An inflatable jack, lifting bag, or pneumatic lifting bag is an air bag that is inflated by compressed air (without
Progress-M1 (551 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pressurized cargo module (including a maximum of 40 kilograms (88 lb) of compressed air), but the combination of pressurized cargo and refuelling propellant
Hugo Zacchini (511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the first human cannonball to use a compressed-air cannon. His father Ildebrando Zacchini invented the compressed-air cannon used to propel humans in circus
Indian locomotive class WCG-1 (804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with compressed air discharge could be operated via a pedal. The pantographs could be raised and lowered using a manually operated compressed air valve
Pump (6,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
application of positive-displacement pumps is compressed-air-powered double-diaphragm pumps. Run on compressed air, these pumps are intrinsically safe by design
Human cannonball (758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
invented a cannon that used compressed air to launch a human cannonball. Zacchini shot his son Hugo Zacchini out of the compressed air cannon. Members of the
Decompression sickness (11,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and bounce diving, and the knees and hip joints for saturation and compressed air work. Neurological symptoms are present in 10% to 15% of DCS cases with
Sud-Ouest Djinn (1,862 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
experimental Sud-Ouest Ariel rotorcraft. Atypically, the rotors were driven by compressed-air jets at the end of each blade, which had the benefit of eliminating
Ceccato motorcycles (859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over the years. Today Ceccato is an important player on the global compressed air market. Italy portal Companies portal List of Italian companies List
Air ram (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
effects of an explosion the performer steps on a large "pedal" and using compressed air the "pedal" is released sending the performer hurtling through the air
Hannover Messe (320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compressors, gas compressors, environmental technology, factory equipment, compressed air technology, micro-actuator systems, motors, scheduling software, refrigeration
Air knife (1,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
highest efficiency using compressed air, many manufacturers of compressed air knives utilize the Coandă effect to improve compressed air knife design over other
Bash valve (1,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characteristics of compressed air pneumatic power, their simplicity is valuable and their inefficiencies with other fluids are less important. Compressed air is supplied
Windhexe (640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operated with compressed air typically used in waste reduction and food processing. The Windhexe was unveiled in 2002 and operates via compressed air injected
Air-blast injection (1,556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of compressed air presses the fuel into the combustion chamber, hence the name air-blast injection. The compressed air comes from compressed-air tanks
Turboprop (2,566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intake and compressed by the compressor. Fuel is then added to the compressed air in the combustor, where the fuel-air mixture then combusts. The hot
Indian locomotive series WAG (2,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used for a multiple unit operation to a maximum of four locomotives.Compressed air brake for the loco and vacuum brake for the train are provided, in addition
Silica gel (1,914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at the point of use of the compressed air due to condensation or moisture. The same system is used to dry the compressed air on railway locomotives, where
Avian Gyroplane (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prototype first flew in Spring 1960. It was later lost in a crash. The compressed air jump start system was not a success, so the second prototype used the
Dental engine (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
patient can use for rinsing, as well as one or more suction hoses, and a compressed air/irrigation water nozzle for blowing or washing debris clear of the work
Fuel (3,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
batteries and capacitors) or mechanical energy (such as flywheels, springs, compressed air, or water in a reservoir). The first known use of fuel was the combustion
Yakovlev Yak-50 (1975) (581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
gearbox. The landing gear, brakes and engine starter are operated by compressed air. Replenished by an engine-driven compressor, the main and emergency
Rocker Shovel Loader (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loader used in underground mining. A Rocker Shovel is usually powered by compressed air, or in some cases electricity. It is commonly mounted on steel wheels
Gas turbine (10,671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
machines such as an aircraft. They supply: compressed air for air conditioning and ventilation, compressed air start-up power for larger jet engines, mechanical
Bereznyak-Isayev BI-1 (2,978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
duralumin. In the forward section were 5 compressed air tanks and 2 kerosene tanks. In the aft were 5 compressed air tanks and three nitric acid tanks. Pressurized
James Henry Greathead (2,294 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the general shield design. In his book, Tunnel Shields and the Use of Compressed Air in Subaqueous Works, Copperthwaite (who worked under Greathead as his
Snuba (1,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
strapped to the diver's back, air is supplied from long hoses connected to compressed air cylinders contained in a specially designed flotation device at the
Tattoo machine (1,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rotary machine of 1976 or Carson Hill’s pneumatic machine that uses compressed air rather than electricity, but the principle is essentially the same."
Boeing T50 (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(130.50 kW) at 2,900 output rpm max. continuous at sea level. 502-7B Compressed air generator. 502-8A Turboshaft. 502-8B Turboprop, 210 hp (156.60 kW) at
Lotus 77 (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and also added a cockpit-adjustable rear anti-roll bar and a lighter compressed-air starter. All drivers reported the steering and ride were occasionally
South African Class 6E1, Series 1 (2,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fitting into four cut-outs in the body on each side. When there was no compressed air in the unit's system to raise a pantograph to start up, a pantograph
Knorr-Bremse (784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
braking systems, first for passenger and later on for freight trains. A compressed-air brake, the "Knorr Druckluft-Einkammerschnellbremse" (K1), along with
LightSail Energy (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Berkeley, California compressed air energy storage technology startup, working on energy storage devices based on compressed-air energy storage infused
Freefall (ride) (986 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
generation), Gyro Drop (3rd generation), and the S&S Power series of compressed-air tower rides. Currently, Demon Drop at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom;
12 cm Luftminenwerfer M 16 (267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
additional barrel could be fitted to extend the range. A cylinder of compressed air was good for eleven shots. After an evaluation on 23 November 1915 it
15 cm Luftminenwerfer M 15 M. E. (208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
base plate, apparently with 360° of traverse. A single cylinder of compressed air was good for twelve shots. The Model II incorporated minor improvements
Density of air (2,572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(SVAT) models); and the engineering community that deals with compressed air. Depending on the measuring instruments used, different sets of equations
Air cannon (37 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Air blaster, a compressed air device to unblock large storage containers for powdery material Air cannon (mechanics), a compressed air device for creating
Mount Buller Alpine Resort (1,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
distribution pipelines deliver the water and compressed air to the various ski runs. Water and compressed air delivery hydrants are located down the edge
Captive bolt pistol (1,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The bolt is actuated by a trigger pull and is propelled forward by compressed air, a spring mechanism, or by the discharge of a blank round ignited by
Whitcomb L. Judson (1,623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
motor mechanism suspended beneath the rail-car that functioned with compressed air. He founded the Judson Pneumatic Street Railway. Judson is most noted
Thrust Air 2000 (218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
roller-coaster created by S&S Worldwide, Inc., that uses refrigerated, compressed air to shoot a rubber-wheeled car down a steel track. Do-Dodonpa, located
City Union Bridge (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the bridge was completely rebuilt, and widened for quadruple track; compressed air excavation for 13-foot (4 m) diameter steel piers were used. The structure
Paralympic shooting (1,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Athletes use .22 caliber rifles, pistols and .177 caliber air guns (compressed air or pneumatic). Paralympic shooting first appeared in the Summer Paralympics
Bleeding (disambiguation) (458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
source Bleed, the presence of surface water on concrete Bleed air, compressed air taken from gas turbine compressor stages Bleeder, baseball term for
Sud-Ouest Ariel (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
designed and built by Sud-Ouest. The helicopter rotors were driven by compressed-air jets at the end of each blade. The S.O.1100 Ariel I was first flown
Pneumatic cannon (184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pneumatic cannon is typically a large-calibre projectile launcher that uses compressed air as a propellant. Other related terms are pneumatic weapon and air gun
USS Dragonet (SS-293) (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
submarine, it was necessary to blow water out of the compartment with compressed air. At 0845 she surfaced, just 4 miles (6.4 km) from the airfield on Matsuwa
Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies (84 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
manufactures products including air compressors, compressed air treatment and control equipment, turn-key compressed air systems, consumer and commercial tools
Power transmission (811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MW. Pneumatic systems use gasses under pressure to transmit power; compressed air is commonly used to operate pneumatic tools in factories and repair
Nail gun (2,403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nails into wood or some other kind of material. It is usually driven by compressed air (pneumatic), electromagnetism, highly flammable gases such as butane
Walther LG400 (16J) (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
5mm / .177 calibre PCP (pre-charged pneumatic) air rifle powered by compressed air from a removable cylinder. It was designed as a 10 metre air rifle for
Mud logging (1,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Historically it is the earliest type of well log. Under some circumstances compressed air is employed as a circulating fluid, rather than mud. Although most commonly
CAE (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
established in 1994 Compressed air engine, a 200-year-old type of pressure pneumatic actuator that does work by expanding compressed air Computer-aided engineering
Solar flower tower (344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
100 kW of electricity. The basis of the design is to use solar heated compressed air to spin a micro turbine. What makes the micro turbine unique is the
Pneumatic tube (3,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
systems that propel cylindrical containers through networks of tubes by compressed air or by partial vacuum. They are used for transporting solid objects,
Nuclear-powered aircraft (1,993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nuclear energy. The intention was to produce a jet engine that would heat compressed air with heat from fission, instead of heat from burning fuel. During the
Offshore (hydrocarbons) (476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
systems; power generation; vents and flares; drains and sewage treatment; compressed air; helicopter fuel; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; and accommodation
Icebreaking Emergency Evacuation Vessel (478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compressed air to power their engines, if they are passing through pools of burning oil, or oxygen poor environments—carrying enough compressed air to
Haldex (company) (864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
improve the safety and driving dynamics of the brake system, such as compressed air dryers, valves, ABS and EBS. Haldex has production plants in the following
South African Class 18E, Series 1 (2,882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pipes, commonly referred to as a “bicycle frame” brake system. The compressed air pipe is run through bolster and other members and then in a zig-zag
Driver's brake valve (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
controlling the compressed air brake of a railway vehicle. Depending on its setting, it controls whether the brake pipes of a compressed air brake are evacuated
CAV (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
school in Valencia, Spain Combat Assault Vehicle, a miniatures wargame Compressed-air vehicle, a vehicle powered by an air engine Computer Aided Verification
Deicing boot (658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurs and ice builds up, a pneumatic system inflates the boot with compressed air. This expansion in size cracks any ice that has accumulated, and this
Variable-speed air compressor (495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a factory's electricity bill is attributed to the production of compressed air. The majority of modern factories are heavily involved in cutting costs
Valve (3,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
other near-atmospheric air flows, valves are instead called dampers. In compressed air systems, however, valves are used with the most common type being ball
SABRE (rocket engine) (4,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
behind the inlet cone. At high speeds this precooler cools the hot, ram-compressed air, which would otherwise reach a temperature that the engine could not
Improvised artillery in the Syrian Civil War (1,202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the mortar. In June 2015, a video was posted online showing a large compressed air cannon in Deraa operated by Ahrar al-Sham. New types of IRAMs including
Crystal Mill (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
air compressor, and was originally built with a horizontal wheel. The compressed air was then used to power other machinery or tools. In the 21st century
Air Hogs (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
British inventors John Dixon and Peter Manning, whose prototype of a compressed air powered toy airplane had been rejected by everyone they had shown it
Air blaster (529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(storing air pressure) and a triggering mechanism (high speed release of compressed air). They are permanently installed on silos, bins and hoppers walls for
History of underwater diving (11,900 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
miniature diving bells covering the diver's head and supplied with compressed air by manually operated pumps - which were improved by attaching a waterproof
Dangerous goods (2,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nonflammable and nontoxic gas is indicated with green, because all compressed air vessels are this color in France after World War II, and France was
Brayton cycle (2,823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engines used a separate piston compressor and piston expander, with compressed air heated by internal fire as it entered the expander cylinder. The first
Steyr LP 10 (1,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The pistol uses dehumidified compressed air as propellant for the diabolo air gun pellets. This is stored in compressed-air cylinders that have a maximum
Bavarian LE (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
up to 1.77 m3 of water and 0.65 tonnes of coal. The air pump for the compressed-air brake was positioned at the front right, next to the smokebox, the air
Ildebrando Zacchini (177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cannonball act. Instead of explosives, Zacchini's human-firing cannon used compressed air, and he first tested it on his son Hugo Zacchini. The idea for the cannonball
Capitol, North O Street and South Washington Railway (485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
street west to the boundaries of the city. In 1896 it attempted to use compressed air motors instead of electricity, a decision that sent them into receivership
Hand-held camera (1,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with a mainspring and gears, or with gears driven by compressed air. The Aeroscope was a compressed air camera designed by Prószyński, one that proved reliable
Stabilizer (ship) (883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
tubes had compressed air or steam pumped in. As the ship rolled, the side it was rolling to would fill with water and then compressed air or steam would
Control valve (1,813 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are commonly used because of their simplicity, as they only require a compressed air supply, whereas electrically-operated valves require additional cabling
Salvage diving (1,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is time-consuming and expensive. The load may also be compensated by compressed air in the space if practicable. Detailed information of the layout and
Four-stroke engine (3,607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
While the piston is at T.D.C. (the end of the compression stroke) the compressed air-fuel mixture is ignited by a spark plug (in a gasoline engine) or by
Ivchenko AI-9 (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ivchenko-Progress and Motor Sich. AI-9 The base model which is used to supply compressed air to air-start systems. It can also be used as cabin heating if necessary
List of energy storage projects (1,424 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved from NYTimes.com website on 19 March 2013 Wald, Matthew L. Using Compressed Air To Store Up Electricity, The New York Times, 29 September 1991 Galbraith
Prussian G 5.1 (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
increasingly heavy train loads. The locomotives, which were equipped with a compressed air brake, were used in charge of fast goods trains (Eilgüterzugdienst)
Internal combustion engine (11,363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
under water or in space. Compressed air has been commonly used in torpedoes. Compressed oxygen, as well as some compressed air, was used in the Japanese
Unimog 435 (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and 62 mph). The brake system uses compressed air to activate the dual hydraulic circuit disc brakes. A compressed air trailer brake system was an additional
Imagine... A Fantasy in the Sky (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fireworks show to employ pneumatic launch technology. This technology uses compressed air instead of gunpowder to launch shells into the air, thus resulting in
Pipe marking (455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ammonia Water Safety Green White Stormwater Compressed air/Non-hazardous gases Safety Blue White Compressed Air Firefighting materials Safety Red White Sprinkler
Hydraulic recoil mechanism (216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but shorter and smaller than it. The cylinder contains a charge of compressed air, as well as hydraulic oil; in operation, the barrel's energy is taken
Fabrican (359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
polymers and natural or synthetic fibres. The spray is delivered from a compressed air spray gun or aerosol can and dries instantly on contact with the air
Fiat 7002 (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the fuselage, with the rotor driven by compressed air propulsion nozzles at the blade-tips. The compressed air was generated by a Fiat 4700 turbo gas
Spreader (railroad) (678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
beside the track. The operation of the wings was once performed by compressed air, and later hydraulics. Besides the MoW-operation spreaders are also
Harwick Mine disaster (436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
third of the congregation—died in the explosion. Coal was mined by compressed-air machine, blasted down with dynamite. Ice accumulation in the air shaft
JNR Class C12 (569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wakasa Railway (operational, runs on compressed air) C12 244: Akechi Line (operational, runs on compressed air) C12 4 (CK124): Taiwan Railways, Changhua
Louis Mékarski (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Polish origin. In the 1870s he invented the so-called Mekarski system of compressed-air powered trams which was used in several cities of France and USA as
Turbocharger (7,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra compressed air into the combustion chamber. This improvement over a naturally aspirated
Clifford Milburn Holland (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
breakdown caused by the long hours and stress caused by working in the compressed air of the tunnel. The project was renamed the Holland Tunnel in his memory
Siren disk (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The pitch of a siren is produced by "the frequency of the impulses of compressed air passing through the openings in a rotating disk." The pitch is therefore
Lil Louis (703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hearing loss in his left ear during a soundcheck in Manchester, UK when a compressed air horn was let off in close proximity to him. 1989 : "French Kiss" (12")
Jet mill (456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A jet mill grinds materials by using a high speed jet of compressed air or inert gas to impact particles into each other. Jet mills can be designed to
Air-jet loom (537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
database. Research has been done to analyze factors that contribute to compressed air use, a major source of energy consumption, in air-jet looms. The air-jet
Counter-pressure brake (386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and compressed air ejected through the steam inlet. A separate chimney is provided, usually behind the main chimney, to exhaust the compressed air without
Vernon Estes (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
producing a rocket engine in 5.5 seconds. The machine was powered by compressed air and hydraulics, which was a much safer choice than electricity. Model
Forbes Marshall (1,522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Moisture drain traps Compressed air network monitoring software Compressed air flow meter Energy Audits Plant Asset Management Compressed Air Audits Vibration
Georg Knorr (784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He is particularly remembered for his role in the development of the compressed air brake. After studies in mechanical engineering, Georg Knorr worked at
Peugeot JetForce (448 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conventional port injected fuel system, the 2 stroke uses the OCP fuel and compressed air injection system. In this a crank/eccentric mounted air pump is used
Dysbaric osteonecrosis (1,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
divers in the UK. Its relationship to compressed air is strong in that it may follow a single exposure to compressed air, may occur with no history of DCS
Duke University Medical Center Patient Rapid Transit (530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cars propelled by a linear induction motor and suspended on a bed of compressed air similar to a hovercraft. Uniquely, the cars could move sideways, as
The Last Dive (311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the nitrogen and oxygen found in air), they were diving on just compressed air. The pair had set out to retrieve the captain's log book from the so-called
Fairey Rotodyne (5,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
featured a tip-jet-powered rotor that burned a mixture of fuel and compressed air bled from two wing-mounted Napier Eland turboprops. The rotor was driven
Frenzel maneuver (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elevation of the "Adam's Apple"). By performing this technique, the compressed air is forced into Eustachian tubes, and thus into the middle ear. In situations
Jacques Triger (943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
about 20 meters of waterlogged soil. After reading many articles on compressed air, he was convinced that he could use it to help dig through this layer
Inline blowback (paintball) (615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
making a semi automatic paintball marker, that doesn't need the use of compressed air/nitrogen or any type of regulation on gas. The operation of an inline
St Catherine's Lighthouse (1,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
upright horns, which emerged through the roof and were angled out to sea. Compressed air for the sirens was piped underground from the engine house, where the
Caisson (engineering) (1,609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
penetrate soft mud, are bottomless boxes sealed at the top and filled with compressed air to keep water and mud out at depth. An airlock allows access to the
McDonnell 120 Flying Crane (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after the war, investigating rotors driven directly by ramjets and compressed air tip jets on the McDonnell XH-20 Little Henry, the cancelled McDonnell
Walter HWK 109-500 (499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
above the reaction chamber just forward of the exhaust nozzle, with compressed air from a network of five pressure tanks driving the monopropellant and
Disappearing gun (3,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
protective housing by the force of its own recoil, but some also used compressed air while a few were built to be raised by steam. Captain (later Colonel
Eagle Helicopter Eagle II (225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
jets. In the case of the Eagle II, the tip jets were "cold", fed with compressed air generated by an Evinrude piston engine, while the Eagle III's rotor
Aerial work platform (2,862 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transport and access, including being equipped with electrical outlets or compressed air connectors for power tools. They may also be equipped with specialist
Strathalbyn, South Australia (945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reopen to extract more ore if the sale price increases. A 5MW/10MWh Compressed air energy storage demonstration project is scheduled for the mine. Strathalbyn
Walther LGR (1,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
futuristic single-stroke pneumatic method as power source. This use of pre compressed air introduced the advantages of recoilless and vibration free shooting
Potato cannon (5,497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sizes and pressure ratings. In industry, however, they are illegal for compressed air applications—if they are damaged under pressure the plastic can fail
Dental drill (2,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for holding a cutter, called a burr or bur. The turbine is powered by compressed air between 35 to 61 pounds per square inch (~2,4 to 4,2 bar), which passes
Air gun (disambiguation) (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
An air gun is a gun which fires projectiles by means of compressed air or other gas. Air gun may also refer to: Air gun (seismic), an energy source used
Alldays & Onions (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shaft-driven. A 30/35 hp six-cylinder was listed from 1911 to 1914, compressed-air starters being optional in 1911. In 1913, the 990 cc V-twin Midget cyclecar
Short SC.1 (2,796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vertical flight, they would be started using compressed air from the single cruise engine. The compressed air provided the initial rotation of the engine
Saxon XI HT (559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
number 2094 (1921 series) onwards the locomotives had factory-fitted compressed-air brakes, from running number 2112 (1923 series) the engines were equipped
Spyder MR1 (461 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Finger Trigger Angled Bottomline with Drop Forward Operates on CO 2 or Compressed Air 3 Modes of Operation (Semi-Auto, Full-Auto & Burst) Rate of Fire (R
Coolpower (492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to cool the hot, compressed air going from the turbocharger into the engine. With the tip turbine, a small quantity of compressed air is bled off to spin
Victor Tatin (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
weighed 1.8 kg (4.0 lb). It had twin propellers and was powered by a compressed-air engine. It was flown tethered to a central pole on a circular track
SEAL Delivery Vehicle (2,956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the swimmers ride exposed to the water, breathing from the vehicle's compressed air supply or using their own SCUBA gear, while the ASDS is dry inside and
Gavioli (559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mechanical arms to "feel" the holes and hence open the valves to allow compressed air to play the pipes of the organ. The development marked a turning point
Hitachi Hatsukaze (543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
000 rpm. The compressed air was then ducted into a combustion chamber where a liquid fuel was sprayed and burnt. The heated compressed air then exits through
K pattern flamethrower (508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fuel tanks (15 l capacity total, height 45 cm, diameter 16 cm), and a compressed air bottle (6 l, height 60 cm, diameter 12 cm). This tank assembly was fitted
Connaught Tunnel (681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
900 feet (270 m) of tunnel per month and started on April 2, 1914. Compressed air equipment and narrow gauge locomotives were used inside the tunnel.
Gun drill (676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
drills are straight fluted drills which allow cutting fluid (either compressed air or a suitable liquid) to be injected through the drill's hollow body
Henry Fleuss (457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This device consisted of two 10-cubic-foot (280 L) tanks, one each for compressed air and oxygen. The gases were mixed in a manifold between the two tanks
FS Class 170 (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
automatic compressed air brake equipment. Some machines were also equipped with a steam brake while only no. 1715 had a proportional compressed air brake
Coffman engine starter (688 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inertia starters (cranked either by hand or an electric motor) and compressed-air starters, which operated much like Coffman starters but were powered
Vehicle horn (2,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
decibels. Locomotives have train horns, which are air horns operated by compressed air from the train's air brake system. To distinguish their sound from truck
Ramjet (4,426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stabilises the flame resulting from the combustion of the fuel with the compressed air from the intake(s). A means of pressurizing and supplying the fuel to
John Bull (locomotive) (3,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
place (with the driving wheels lifted off the rails using jacks) with compressed air. The museum borrowed an 1836 coach from the Pennsylvania Railroad to
Sikorsky S-72 (1,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attack of its blades as more conventional helicopters do, the craft used compressed air fed from the engines and expelled from its blades to generate a virtual
Type 65 torpedo (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Propulsion: Probably gas-turbine powered by hydrogen peroxide, kerosene and compressed air fuel. Driving contra-rotating propellers. 65-73 Entered service 1973
Pneumatic lubricator (214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and to other devices such as actuating cylinders, valves and motors. Compressed air enters the inlet port and passes over a needle valve orifice attached
FS Class 910 (580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
converted to a Diesel-Zarlatti locomotive. This had a diesel engine and compressed-air transmission, using the original steam cylinders. It was not a great
Salvage tug (576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nozzles mechanical equipment such as: common mechanical repair parts compressed air gear diving equipment steel for hull patches welding equipment pumps
Reciprocating engine (2,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of 75 kW/L (1.65 hp/in3). Reciprocating engines that are powered by compressed air, steam or other hot gases are still used in some applications such as
Progressive inflammatory neuropathy (1,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the disease through inhaling aerosols from pig brains blown through a compressed-air hose and that this exposure to pig neural tissue induced an autoimmune
Compressor stall (2,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disruption of airflow within the compressor which continues to provide compressed air, but with reduced effectiveness. Rotating stall arises when a small
Nitrox (6,813 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
where pure oxygen would be hazardous. Nitrox is not a safer gas than compressed air in all respects; although its use can reduce the risk of decompression
StarChase (400 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Quad-Band transmitter (powered by a 1300 mAh dry cell), fired by compressed air from a small launcher on the front grille of a police car. In 2013,
Paul Decauville (227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
de matériel à air comprimé (Commercial establishment for tools and compressed air equipment), survived until the late 1980s. Another of his companies
Acoustic cleaning (1,679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipment, which directs a loud sound into the interior. It is powered by compressed air rather than electricity so there is no danger of sparking, which could
Aircraft catapult (2,995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
launched from a U.S. Navy catapult system. The Navy had been perfecting a compressed-air catapult system and mounted it on the Santee Dock in Annapolis, Maryland
Yoshi Wada (411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
piece, Lament for the Rise and Fall of Handy-Horn, in which several compressed-air "auditory flare" signals used for nautical emergencies (the "Handy Horn"
Saxon V (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the second steam-operated brake blocks and the third had Westinghouse compressed-air brakes. The Deutsche Reichsbahn took over 11 machines, which were given
Trams in France (2,261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
came into use. These included: Compressed air systems, first introduced in Nantes in 1879 with Mékarski compressed air cars operating between Doulon and
Ailsa Craig (4,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
installed. One of the compressed air pipelines can still be seen within 'the Loups' path that was constructed above it. The compressed air cylinders that held
Portland Bill Lighthouse (1,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
diaphone fog signal, sounding from a window part-way up the tower. Compressed air was provided to six cylindrical storage tanks by a pair of Reavell compressors
Diesel engine (16,403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
producing a temperature above the igniting-point of the fuel, a supply for compressed air or gas; a fuel-supply; a distributing-valve for fuel, a passage from
Mud motor (1,268 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of power assembly for greater horsepower. In certain applications, compressed air, or other gas, can be used for mud motor input power. Normal rotation
Joseph James Coleman (434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a ship type) as Reefer ships. The process focussed upon the use of compressed air for its chilling effects. The effect, which also led to the development
Jet injector (3,513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operator muscle power, hydraulic fluid, built-in battery-operated motors, compressed air or gas, and other means. Gas-powered and hydraulically-powered devices
Gunnerside Gill (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the valley in 1864 to exploit deeper seams, and was the first to use compressed air drills. It was abandoned in 1882 after failing to make decent returns
Siren (alarm) (3,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
became available, sirens were no longer driven by external sources of compressed air, but by electric motors, which generated the necessary flow of air via
DR Class 99.23-24 (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brakes Hardy vacuum-controlled compressed air brake with Knorr auxiliary brake, converted to direct-release compressed air brake with KNORR EMV10 control
Still engine (687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
load. Still was not the first in this field; a similar system, whereby compressed air (instead of gearing) was to transfer the power from an internal combustion
Anastase Dragomir (290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
form of ejection seat, although preceded by Everard Calthrop's 1916 compressed air ejection seat, and others. Anastase Dragomir, born 6 February 1896 in
Wine on tap (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the keg by gases such as nitrogen, argon or in case keykeg with compressed air, gas further providing a blanket over the wine and protecting it from
Aerosol spray (2,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
itself acts as the payload. The propellant in a gas duster can is not "compressed air" as sometimes assumed, but usually a haloalkane. Chlorofluorocarbons
Bouncy ball (506 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of hollow medium-sized bouncy ball filled with a mix of helium and compressed air, claimed by the manufacturer to have particularly good bounce characteristics
Pipe ramming (597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pipe cleaned (longer installations). Spoil can be removed by auger, compressed air or water jetting. Recent research on instrumented pipe ramming installations
E.Deorbit (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attempts at capturing scale model satellites by shooting nets from compressed air ejectors. The first design stage was completed in June 2015, with a
Napier Eland (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
via a clutch and shaft arrangement, to feed the rotor tip-jets with compressed air for vertical flight. Eland N.El.1 2,690 hp (2,010 kW) + 825 lbf (3.67 kN)
Oscar H. Banker (1,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
14 years before Banker. (Munro's invention relied on the medium of compressed air and therefore lacked power and was never developed commercially.) Oscar
Respirator (6,124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Open-circuit industrial breathing sets are filled with filtered, compressed air. The compressed air passes through a regulator, is inhaled and exhaled out of
Air track (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
original track was about 1 meter long with tiny air orifices and highly compressed air. Stull returned to Alfred Univ. Where he developed a simple version
Compression release engine brake (803 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generators on oil and gas platforms, to prevent diesel engine runaway). Compressed air generated during the compression stroke acts as an air spring to push
Oscar H. Banker (1,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
14 years before Banker. (Munro's invention relied on the medium of compressed air and therefore lacked power and was never developed commercially.) Oscar
Charles Tellier (243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French engineer, born in Amiens. He early made a study of motors and compressed air. In 1868, he began experiments in refrigeration, which resulted ultimately
Stonemasonry (2,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tackle to hoist building stones into place. Today power tools such as compressed-air chisels, abrasive spinners and angle grinders are much used: these save
Harmonica gun (478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
harmonica guns are percussion cap guns, although some designs exist for compressed air guns and some examples were made in pinfire cartridge form. In percussion
Aircraft engine starting (2,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engine compressor spools are rotated by the action of a large volume of compressed air acting directly on the compressor blades or driving the engine through
Torpedo tube (863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tubes of the French SNLE Redoutable: French submarines use pistons to push the torpedo outside the tube, instead of blowing it out with compressed air.
Siemens C651 (1,379 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resistor brake 2nd service brake: Pneumatic compressed air wheel tyre block brake Parking brake: Compressed air pressure spring-loaded brake Safety system(s)
Ring Power (985 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Ring Power Crane Entertainment Services Phoenix Products Fuel Storage Compressed Air Division Parts Division Services Government Division Financial Services
Pitching machine (558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are common (such as from Louisville Slugger) as are battery-powered compressed-air machines (such as from Zooka). Hinton, Charles, "A Mechanical Pitcher"
Glass tube (1,299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ceramic hollow cylinder, the Danner pipe. Through the hollow pipe, compressed air is blown to prevent the glass tube from collapsing. At the tip of the
Airbag (11,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on a compressed air system, either released by spring, bumper contact, or by the driver. Later research during the 1960s showed that compressed air could
Progress MS-11 (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
900 kg of fuel, 420 kg of water in the Rodnik system and 47 kg of compressed air. It undocked at 10:43 UTC, on 29 July 2019. And decay in the atmosphere
IND Crosstown Line (1,472 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greenpoint Tubes, was built without the use of a tunneling shield or compressed air, contrary to the convention of the time. The tunnel was bored through
Dunnage bag (707 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rapidly with compressed air, and are easy to install; compressed air is often available through an outlet in the truck's compressed air system. Important
John W. Hetrick (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engineer in the United States Navy and took notable design influences from compressed air torpedoes. Hetrick received a US Patent #2,649,311 on August 18, 1953
Kaman K-17 (233 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
supply compressed air to the rotor tip-jets Main rotor diameter: 37 ft 0 in (11.28 m) Main rotor area: 962.24 sq ft (89.395 m2) driven by compressed air tip-jets
Synthetic jet (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
convectional jet requires an external source of fluid, such as piped-in compressed air or plumbing for water. Synthetic jet flow can be developed in a number
Statfold Barn Railway (610 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Statfold Barn Railway is a narrow gauge railway of 2 ft (610 mm) gauge near Tamworth, Staffordshire and partially in Warwickshire, England, also displaying
Ebbe Hoff (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and aviation medicine. He authored the first comprehensive text on compressed air diving and submarine medicine. He participated in developing the modified
Venturi effect (2,461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a trombone, affecting the timbre Industrial vacuum cleaners use compressed air Venturi scrubbers are used to clean flue gas emissions Injectors (also
Retrofitting Building M: University of Reunion Island, France (2,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is required. Indeed, a system of compressed air energy storage has been chosen for the building. This Compressed Air Energy Storage system (CAES) has
Powered industrial truck (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
internal combustion engines." The OSHA regulation specifically excludes "compressed air or nonflammable compressed gas-operated industrial trucks, nor to farm
USS Vesuvius (1888) (1,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
these weapons, the ship had to be aimed, like a gun, at its target. Compressed air from a 1000 psi (70 atm) reservoir projected the shells from the dynamite
Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (1,012 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) Pump, custom Scania P280/P320 Pump with a modified locker to deliver compressed foam (CAFS WrL) 1/3 Compressed Air Foam
Trams in Bern (4,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) metre gauge track. Initially, they were powered by compressed air, but from 1894, the air trams were supplemented by steam trams. Since
Corpo d'aria (728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
variation on the theme was a giant double-skinned Placentarium, filled with compressed air to keep the balloon inflated. Manzoni designed especially for the projection
Decompression (diving) (5,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
variations in ambient pressure. In the case of underwater diving and compressed air work, this mostly involves ambient pressures greater than the local
Tippmann C-3 (492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tank of propane, over 60 times the amount from a comparable CO 2 or compressed air tank. Safety - The fuel is a standard 16oz propane tank, which is stored
Charles S. Barker (435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
times he had to stop playing. Barker started doing experiments with compressed air. At first he tried using pistons but found that the friction was too
Ericsson cycle (1,720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to be intercooled, so the gas undergoes isothermal compression. The compressed air flows into a storage tank at constant pressure. In the ideal cycle,
Daboll trumpet (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Connecticut. It was basically a small coal-fired hot air engine, which compressed air in a cylinder on top of which was a reed horn. The Daboll trumpet, consists
Cable blowing machine (722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cables into telecommunication ducts and microducts with the use of compressed air or water. A cable blowing machine (fiber blowing machine) consists of
Filter (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hydraulic oil Pneumatic filter, a device which removes contaminants from a compressed air stream Water filter, removes impurities from water by means of a fine
Fiberglass (4,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when Games Slayter, a researcher at Owens-Illinois, directed a jet of compressed air at a stream of molten glass and produced fibers. A patent for this method
Fieseler Fi 103R Reichenberg (1,436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
immediately ahead of the pulsejet's intake, where the standard V-1's compressed-air cylinders were fitted. The cockpit had basic flight instruments and
John Ernst Worrell Keely (6,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the same apparatus he could perform the same experiments with compressed air, and go even further than Keely had gone. Edey said he would "speak
Atlas Machine and Supply, Inc. (364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the United States. The firm also designs and repairs industrial compressed air systems compressors and related equipment, and offers full compressor
Aerobee (2,500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The USAF system of fuel tank pressurization with helium instead of compressed air was adapted by the USN and the Navy Aerobee was redesignated RTV-N-10
Appert Frères (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
introduced a major innovation to the world of glassblowing with the use of compressed air. Although he managed to mechanize the work of the glass blower, the
Taihape railway station (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
local engineering company installed an old steam whistle operated by compressed air; which has become the town smoko signal, sounding at 10am, noon, and
Siebe Gorman Proto (582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the early to late 1970s as replacing these outdated re-breathers to compressed air units which uses a cylinder strapped to the back of the firefighter
Maybach VL I (366 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
providing fuel. Compressed air was used to start the engine; two tanks with a volume of 25 m3 (880 cu ft) at 29 bar (420 psi) supplied compressed air directly
Filling station (8,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
device which is also found in filling stations and can refuel certain (compressed-air) vehicles is an air compressor, although generally these are just used
Diesel-Zarlatti locomotive (466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
locomotive by fitting a diesel engine and an air compressor to supply compressed air to the existing steam cylinders. This was the constructive principle
Lever frame (1,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of hydraulic lever frames, however, instead of a hydraulic liquid, compressed air is used. The two types also share the same disadvantages such as pressurized
Aspirator (pump) (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
vacuum ejectors and they generate vacuum by changing the pressure of the compressed air. Multistage air ejectors can be used, but since air cannot easily be
Gare de Lyon rail accident (1,575 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
open, this valve allows compressed air generated in the first car to travel back through the other cars to power the compressed air brakes. When closed,
Hydraulic jigger (1,073 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a manifold of a dozen high-pressure compressed air bottles. Power for launching was supplied by the compressed air. The other side was filled with hydraulic
NWE Nos. 11 to 22 (611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all passenger trains on the Harz narrow gauge lines were fitted with compressed air brakes, the HSB mallets could not be used for passenger duties any more
DRG Class 99.73–76 (684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
guide rollers and winders (Haspel). The locomotive itself had a Knorr compressed-air brake which was controlled by the vacuum brake used for the train. As
McDonnell XHCH (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
weight: 42,000 lb (19,051 kg) Powerplant: 2 × Allison T56 gas turbine compressed air generator engines, 3,750 shp (2,800 kW) each Powerplant: 3 × McDonnell
Mecklenburg III (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
axle the springs were above the frame. The locomotives had a Schleifer compressed air brake. The sandboxes were in front of the first driving axle and sanded
Longstone Lighthouse (1,513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
installed, which sounded through a pair of larger vertical trumpets, and compressed air was produced using Blackstone & Co semi-diesel engines. A horizontal
Fiberglass molding (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
completed and cured, the component is separated from the mold using wedges, compressed air or both. Fibre-reinforced plastic Glass-reinforced plastic Other types
Lviv Bus Factory (817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cleaning and discharging system, machinery cooling system, centralized compressed air, fire house, police team, internal telephone/PA system, press building
Reamer (2,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gun using a vortex tube and compressed air manufactured by ITW Vortec, vortex tubes, vortex tubes, cooling with compressed air". Newmantools.com. Retrieved
Ballast tank (2,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to re-surface either drop discardable ballast weights, or use stored compressed air to blow their ballast tanks clear of water, becoming buoyant again.
Gas turbine locomotive (4,321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was compressed. The compressed air passed to the heat exchanger where it was heated by the combustion gases. The heated compressed air drove two turbines;
Hot-bulb engine (5,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The engine is then turned over, usually by hand, but sometimes by compressed air or an electric motor. Once the engine is running, the heat of compression
Kamikaze (ride) (794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
shoulder harness, as well as a secondary locking bar across their laps. Compressed air is used to actuate the shoulder harness, with a fail-safe mechanism
RS01 (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engine was replaced with a swirl chamber engine, which was started using compressed air. The Harz-tractor is an optimized model of the Pionier. It has a new
Saxon X V (453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ones. Braking for locomotive and train was provided by a Westinghouse compressed-air brake. On the two prototypes the air pump was on the right, on the remaining
Metalsmith (644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the smith is a forge or smithy, which is a furnace designed to allow compressed air (through a bellows) to superheat the inside, allowing for efficient
Water gun (1,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compressed, increasing in pressure; the water is under pressure by the now compressed air. Upon opening the nozzle valve, the water is pushed out through the
Air pump (1,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
medical, food and biological industries, and the atomic energy industry. Compressed air allowed for better and more powerful pneumatic tools that helped the
Brake (disambiguation) (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in place of hydraulic brakes, using compressed air Railway air brake, a type of brake operated by compressed air and used on locomotives and railroad
Fire piston (3,016 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
has valves and a hose to deliver compressed air as an output. In the case of the pump, the heating of the compressed air is an undesired side effect. In
South African Class 6E (2,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
leading bogie by as much as 50A in notches 2 to 16. When there was no compressed air in the unit's system to raise a pantograph to start up, a pantograph
NZR Y class (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
522 sq ft (48.5 m2) Cylinders Two, outside Cylinder size 13 in × 20 in (330 mm × 508 mm) Valve gear Walschaerts Train brakes Westinghouse compressed air
Scuderi engine (1,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and compression. The power cylinder performs combustion and exhaust. Compressed air is transferred from the compression cylinder to the power cylinder through
Scuderi engine (1,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and compression. The power cylinder performs combustion and exhaust. Compressed air is transferred from the compression cylinder to the power cylinder through
Radio-controlled submarine (898 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
surface to periscope depth with a full ballast tank. RCABS -Recirculated Compressed Air Ballast System. Originally developed by Darnell (UK) in the 1950s, this
Vehicle classification by propulsion system (2,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
has a hybrid powertrain. CAV - Compressed Air Vehicle - vehicle drives on energy harvested from expansion of compressed air. Nuclear Powered Vehicle - vehicle
William Murdoch (5,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
number of experiments with compressed air and developed the first pneumatic message system which worked by using compressed air to propel a message in a
Bavarian Gt 2×4/4 (1,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
scheme as Class 960. All locomotives were equipped with a Westinghouse compressed-air double brake, operating on all wheelsets from the front, the sand pipes
Maceration (wine) (798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and modern method of maceration is the "pneumatage process" in which compressed air or gas is sequentially injected into the juice. The bubbles created
Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
economic times. They did have for tunneling truck-mounted water-cooled compressed air drills called "Jumbos." After the initial holes were drilled into the
Rotary wheel blow molding systems (731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the axle from which the wheel rotates about. These utilities include compressed air and water. Sequencing functions necessary to inflate the parison, hold
Walsum power plant (277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of long-distance heating, 500,000 t process steam and 250 million m³ compressed air per year. It has a coal storage capacity of 34.000 t. At the location
Porth (2,500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hours but a fifth, William Morgan, was crushed to death by an escape of compressed air. Four other miners were drowned. The remaining five, Daffyd Jenkins
Steam cannon (602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pneumatic equipment for mining. The first Projectors were powered by compressed air, stored in high pressure cylinders. After a successful defence of the
Saxon XIV HT (696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
designed as Adams axles and had leaf return springs. A Westinghouse compressed-air brake was installed as the locomotive brake. The air pump was originally
Fog nozzle (576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disadvantage of fog nozzles is that the ratio of surface area to volume of the compressed air foam (CAF) bubbles (which are formed by mixing air into a solution of
Vortex tube (3,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equipment. They are commonly used for inexpensive spot cooling, when compressed air is available. Commercial vortex tubes are designed for industrial applications
History of decompression research and development (12,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hoppe-Seyler repeated Boyle's experiments and suggested that sudden death in compressed air workers was caused by bubble formation, and recommended recompression
Espresso machine (2,414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
use compressed air to force the hot water through the coffee grounds. The hot water is typically added from a kettle or a thermo flask. The compressed air
Tire changer (1,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
air hose is located near the top of the tire changer, and it allows compressed air to travel into the tire. A specialized end is used on the air hose to
Saxon XVIII H (490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
could swing 60 mm to the side. The locomotive brake was a Westinghouse compressed-air brake. Braking worked on one side of all the carrying and coupled wheels
Adams (automobile) (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
advanced 16 hp four-cylinder model with front-wheel brakes; it came with compressed-air starting, tire-inflating, and jacking equipment. The "pedals-to-push"
DRB Class 01.10 (1,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fuel oil Brakes Knorr, single-chamber, compressed air brakes acting on both sides of coupled wheels + compressed air quick-acting brakes on driving and tender
Timeline of diving technology (10,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
salvaged valuables from wrecks. 1772: the first diving dress using a compressed-air reservoir was successfully designed and built in 1772 by Sieur (old
Giovanni Battista Piatti (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1853, he conceived how to carry out the excavation work, using compressed air, and published: "Proposal for the railroad between Susa and Modane of
Hot air engine (1,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ends of the displacers were underneath the machinery and they added a compressed air pump so the air within could be increased in pressure to around 20 atmospheres
Tube (413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of vehicular tires Pneumatic tube, a method of transportation using compressed air Structural tubing, a type of metal profile used in structural applications
Automatic transmission (9,335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
transmission. Being a steam engineer, Munro designed his device to use compressed air rather than hydraulic fluid, and so it lacked power and never found
Water organ (2,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
camera aeolis (wind chamber). Here, water and air separate and the compressed air is driven into a wind-trunk on top of the camera aeolis, to blow the
Drilling jumbo (174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
power is also common, historic jumbos were powered by compressed air. Electricity and compressed air produce no exhaust gases, which is preferable if work
Saxon VIII V2 (552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
base of 2,150 mm and side play of 39 mm. The brake was a Westinghouse compressed air brake. It acted on both sides of the coupled wheelsets. The running
Shocker (comics) (5,670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
by a pump-action thumb trigger, can project a concentrated blast of compressed air that vibrates at an intense frequency. This creates a series of rapid-succession
Breathing performance of regulators (1,843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compressed air diving apparatus. Requirements, testing, marking defines minimum performance standards for "Open-circuit self-contained compressed air
French submarine Argonaute (1905) (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
submarines of France Under water the diesel engine would have to work on compressed air. Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921 states that she had
Tiumpan Head Lighthouse (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the first blast on a new fog siren. The fog signal was operated by compressed air supplied from a compressor, driven by a Kelvin Diesel engine. There
Gino Robair (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which he bows, scrapes, rubs, or activates with an ebow, motors, or compressed air through a horn. "Voltage made audible" is used to describe analog electronics
Ancient Greek technology (1,530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
blow trumpets (by forcing bell-jars down into water and taking the compressed air through a beating reed) at pre-set times" (Vitruv 11.11). Odometer c
Split cycle engine (728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one for intake and compression, and another for power and exhaust. Compressed air is transferred from the compression cylinder to the power cylinder through
Wantage Tramway (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the late 1870s. Locomotives Wantage Tramway Co. Two Mekarski system compressed air trams were tried out in 1880 but were not a success as the fuel consumption
American 18-inch torpedo (134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Length:360 cm (140 in) Weight:383 kg (845 lb) 54 kg (119 lb) Guncotton Compressed air Speed:49.1 km/h (26.5 kn) Range:0.73 km (800 yd) Mark 4 (Bliss-Leavitt)
Markham Colliery disaster (1,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compressed. It also consists of a servospring mechanism which uses the compressed air to counteract the spring force to move the brake shoes away. For the
Erich Regener (1,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
canopy to open at extreme high altitudes by inflating the parachute with compressed air. After a successful test flight the project was cancelled in September
Blastpipe (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
speed can cause a rapid compression of the air within the tunnel. This compressed air may enter the chimney with substantial force. This can be extremely
Aerotoxic syndrome (2,509 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continuously lubricated, and to prevent engine oil from leaking into the compressed air stream. If a bearing seal fails and begins to leak, depending on the
Johann August Natterer (199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as low as 5 to 6 seconds in clear weather. In the mid-1840s, using a compressed air chamber pump invented by J. Schembor (1777-1851), he was the first scientist
Allison Model 250 (1,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
enters the intake/compression system in the conventional fashion, the compressed air leaving the centrifugal compressor diffuser is ported rearwards via
Fire retardant gel (880 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stacking of the bubblets is similar to aspirated fire fighting foam or compressed air foam systems, except that bubblets are water filled, whereas foam bubbles
Frank McDowell Leavitt (734 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Co., St. Paul, Minn., 1895 Compressed Air Magazine: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Useful Application of Compressed Air, William Lawrence Saunders
Motorjet (657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes, as well as) driving a propeller, it drives a compressor. The compressed air is channeled into a combustion chamber, where fuel is injected and ignited
Kazimierz Prószyński (646 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an inventor and producer of the Aeroscope (1909) camera, powered by compressed air. Filming with Aeroscope the cameraman did not have to turn the crank
Aerated lagoon (839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aerators Motor-driven fixed-in-place surface aerators Injection of compressed air through submerged diffusers Ponds or basins using floating surface aerators
Kazimierz Prószyński (646 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an inventor and producer of the Aeroscope (1909) camera, powered by compressed air. Filming with Aeroscope the cameraman did not have to turn the crank
Frank McDowell Leavitt (734 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Co., St. Paul, Minn., 1895 Compressed Air Magazine: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Useful Application of Compressed Air, William Lawrence Saunders
Mosbach–Mudau Nos. 1 to 4 (375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the train. This was probably replaced in 1926 by a Westinghouse compressed-air brake. When the Deutsche Reichsbahn took over the operational running
Reversing gear (1,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
housing as an air cylinder, with the nut extended to form a piston. Compressed air from the brake reservoirs was applied to one side of the piston to reduce
Sarich orbital engine (547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
application, plus valves for each chamber. It can supposedly be powered by compressed air or steam and can be run as a pump. In the patent, the engine is described
Plunderathon (659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(though at any one point numbers topped out at 180) and featured a compressed-air cannon that shot sex toys, chocolate coin and small toys at passers
Syringe (3,123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dental engine) used to supply water, compressed air or mist (formed by combination of water and compressed air) to the oral cavity for the purpose of
Alfred Krupa (596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
folding canvas catamaran and boxing gloves that could be inflated with compressed air. Krupa attempted to patent these inventions by contacting authorities
List of town tramway systems in France (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Location Traction Type Date (From) Date (To) Notes   Aix-les-Bains Compressed air 18 Apr 1897 1908 Gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in)   Annemasse Steam 22
Merox (1,727 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
basis), flows through a steam-heated heat exchanger and is injected with compressed air before entering the oxidizer vessel where the extracted mercaptans are
Mexicana Flight 940 (861 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the accident was that the center landing gear tire was filled with compressed air, instead of nitrogen. In addition, the tire had some marks of overheating
List of tunnels in Seattle (328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1922) 1910 First Avenue Utilidor Tunnel 8 ft (2.4 m) 300 ft (91 m) Compressed air, hand 1910 4th and Connecticut Ave. Sewer 3–6 ft (0.91–1.83 m) 7,060 ft
Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly (2,232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
heavy optic was turned by a small air engine placed in the pedestal; compressed air was provided from a set of tanks, located in the room below along with
Peer Portner (724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the patient's body. The LVAD replaced earlier devices that had run on compressed air, requiring a larger opening in the thoracic cavity that was more prone
Loom (3,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
picks per minute. Air jet: An air-jet loom uses short quick bursts of compressed air to propel the weft through the shed in order to complete the weave.
Augustus Moore Herring (745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his own design, based on the Chanute-type biplane structure, using a compressed air engine at Silver Beach Amusement Park in St. Joseph, Michigan. He could
Bavarian B X (132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bar Grate area 1.95 m2 Evaporative heating area 99.00/100.70 m2 Tender Bavarian 3 T 12 Water capacity 12.0 m3 Brakes Westinghouse compressed air brakes
Albert R. Behnke (2,273 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(January 31, 1936). "The circulatory and respiratory disturbances of acute compressed-air illness and the administration of oxygen as a therapeutic measure".
Positive airway pressure (4,216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sleep. The CPAP machine stops this phenomenon by delivering a stream of compressed air via a hose to a nasal pillow, nose mask, full-face mask, or hybrid,
Tram (15,978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Switzerland) [circular reference] operated trams that were powered by compressed air using the Mekarski system. The Convict Tramway was hauled by human power
Passauer Eisenbahnfreunde (1,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to maintain its VT98 units and is therefore equipped with a pit, a compressed air station and associated ventilation facilities. So it still fulfils its
Bavarian D VII (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
83 m2 Evaporative heating area 50.16 m2 Locomotive brakes Hardy vacuum brakes, later compressed-air brakes; some had Riggenbach counter-pressure brakes
Indian locomotive class WAG-3 (381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used for a multiple unit operation to a maximum of four locomotives.Compressed air brake for the loco and vacuum brake for the train are provided. In addition
Super Soaker (2,532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its reservoir. When the trigger is pulled, a valve is opened and the compressed air pushes the water out of the nozzle. Super Soaker started with two pressurized
Bavarian D X (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mm Boiler Overpressure 12 bar Grate area 1.40 m2 Evaporative heating area 71.71 m2 Locomotive brakes Hardy vacuum brakes, later compressed-air brakes
Vibration isolation (3,571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pneumatic or air isolators These are bladders or canisters of compressed air. A source of compressed air is required to maintain them. Air springs are rubber bladders
Snow City (404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
production of snow on site. Firstly, water is atomized using high-pressure compressed air. The water then arrives at the snow gun and is pushed out of the special
Pratt & Whitney JT8D (1,704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
houses the 13th stage. Its increasing cross-sectional area allows the compressed air to slow down before entering one of the engine's nine burner cans. Again
MDI (237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the Central African Republic Motor Development International, a compressed air car maker Mount Desert Island, an island off the coast of the U.S. state
Jetty (1,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nes jetties at Dunkirk were founded in the sandy beach, by the aid of compressed air, at a depth of 22.75 feet (6.93 m). below low water of spring tides;
Robert Whitehead (1,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
obale). Luppis' device was a low-profile surface boat, propelled by compressed air, and controlled by ropes from the land. Whitehead and Luppis formed
Graf Zeppelin-class aircraft carrier (5,220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft weighing up to 5.5 tons between decks. Two Deutsche Werke compressed air-driven telescoping catapults were installed at the forward end of the
Utica and Mohawk Valley Railway (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
powered by compressed air replaced horses for propulsion, and the lines were rebuilt to handle the heavier cars. The experimental compressed air cars were
Diving medicine (5,589 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
medical fitness to dive of occupational and recreational divers and compressed air workers, except the assessment of medical fitness to resume diving after
Tram engine (1,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to run on stored energy in various forms, including: Fireless steam Compressed air, (see also Mekarski system) Electric storage batteries These engines
Screamin' Swing (314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
simultaneously (although in opposite directions) and are propelled by compressed air, provided by Ingersoll Rand or Sullair compressors. These compressors
Pneumatic barrier (549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
containment boom.) The pneumatic barrier consists of a perforated pipe and a compressed air source. Air escaping from the pipe provides a "hump" of rising water
Engine-generator (1,487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
battery and electric starter motor; very large units may start with compressed air either to an air driven starter motor or introduced directly to the
Palatine R 4/4 (139 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bar Grate area 2.00 m2 Evaporative heating area 123.64 m2 Brakes Hand brakes on the front three axles (originally), Westinghouse compressed-air brakes
Refrigeration (9,887 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
propane, and methane, for example. In compressed air purification, it is used to condense water vapor from compressed air to reduce its moisture content. In