air lock


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a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure

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Evaluating the cases of Type 1 potential or probable air lock independently from the presumed non-locking cases (excluding the three outliers) revealed an interesting difference.
Mac Locks is setting up worldwide resellers and distribution channels for the MacBook Air Lock.
It has been suggested nurses unhappy with using the air lock technique could use the Z-tracking technique instead.
The process begins by feeding plastics into the system through an air lock to prevent air from entering the system.
Pitch in a good ale yeast and put the cover on with the air lock attached.
A winding entry doubles as an air lock and mudroom, used for stamping off snow and storing ski gear before reaching the main floor.
Once properly dressed and masked with protective respirators, the employees pass through an air lock to a second room before passing through another air lock to the work area.
The gadgets included ground-penetrating radar, special drills, miniature remote-controlled cameras and an air lock to keep outside air from contaminating the pit (in case the pit had been hermetically sealed.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of blower with cyclone and rotary air lock for rice mill cluster,ramtek
Too much froth, and the pump can air lock, stopping production.
An existing air lock helps to prevent all particles from entering the system from outside.
However, the back end of the screw does need a gas-tight seal, and the throat will require an air lock (still to be developed) able to withstand up to 725-psi pressure differential.
He said: "Normally when you remove asbestos you seal the room and build an air lock so none escapes.
Rooms are available with: double-wall cavities for services and air plenums; ceiling grids with non-shedding tiles; roof deck; doors and windows with sloped sills; air lock entry and/or air showers, and lighting packages.