carburetor

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mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion

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Based on these tests, use of FMP, even at high levels, produced compounds with levels of fuel vapor permeation no different from conventional FKM, with traditional relationships between compounding and permeability are maintained in this system.
Leveling off at 4,500 feet, en route to area 1, Steve asked if I smelled fuel vapors in the cockpit.
A second is diurnal emissions caused by expansion of fuel vapors in the daytime.
Yet no one was certain that a blow-molded plastic fuel tank--which promised to be appreciably lighter and less expensive than stainless steel--would be capable of stopping fuel vapors from leaking out.
Following the collision, the passenger cabin filled with strong fuel vapors and flames and the plane turned over, Hoh Kim Keong said.
Pleil and colleagues reported the results of their study of Air Force personnel exposed to JP-8 jet fuel in the form of fuel vapors and exhaust fumes [EHP 108:183-192].
LCPs are also being studied for plastic fuel tanks in vehicles, since the material would provide a higher barrier to the fuel vapors than other plastic materials of the same thickness, weight or cost.
10, Boeing finally has decided to propose some redesign to reduce fuel vapors.
Located at West First Avenue and Blair Boulevard, the petroleum distribution company wasn't high on the agency's priority list because it's not close to a drinking water source and posed few other significant risks, such as the potential for fuel vapors to get into buildings, Belyea said.
When Fry peered into the aft lower lobe, she was alarmed by the strong smell of fuel vapors and quickly notified the Mission Crew Commander (MCC).
Even with a tank that resists fuel vapors escaping or humidity getting in, the gas inside still needs to be used up and replenished periodically.
While most fuel vapors, such as gasoline, are flammable in mixtures between about 1 percent and maybe 5 percent fuel to air, hydrogen is ignitable in mixtures with air containing a few percent to as high as 75 percent hydrogen.
Jorgenson concluded that a fuel pump on the center fuel tank exploded during the flight, causing burning fuel vapors to travel through the vent lines of the right wing and out the right wing tip.
The MultiRAE Plus alarms, gas measurement scales and calibration gases are specifically tailored for use in environments containing jet fuel vapors.
It eliminates the need for any electrical component or circuit to be in contact with combustible fuel or fuel vapors.