air cushion


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Synonyms for air cushion

the trapped air that supports a hovercraft a short distance above the water or ground

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a mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion

a cushion usually made of rubber or plastic that can be inflated

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The "Air Cushion Packaging - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
In addition, a low viscosity oil phase with good wettability to pigments gives overall high stability of such liquid foundation, even in a containment like air cushion.
Engility Holdings Inc (NYSE:EGL) announced on Tuesday the award of a USD29m contract supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Centre Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) to deliver a broad spectrum of engineering services for Air Cushion Vehicles (ACV).
As a first step toward developing such a framework, we analyzed the case of AmorePacific's Air Cushion to investigate how an innovative product driven primarily by technological changes in peripheral components can create competitive advantage.
Three new film types are offered for use with the AIRplus line of on-demand air cushion machinery that replaces conventional, pre-inflated bubble wrap.
By using several air nozzles, the H 4062 assembly table creates an air cushion on the underside of the plate supports, enabling easy movement of mould halves and making them accessible without having to reposition or turn them.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Bora guided missile air cushion ship of Russia's Black Sea fleet set off from the port of Sevastopol, Ukraine, to the port of Istanbul, Turkey to take part in an international defense show to be held there on May 7-10.
10 ( ANI ): Indian Coast Guard Ship H-191, the fifth of the series of twelve Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs), was commissioned here on Wednesday by Director General Indian Coast Guard Vice Admiral Anurag G.
Swiss quality is evident in its product offering such as the state-of-the-art Swiss Business cabin, centrepiece of which is the two-metre lie flat bed equipped with a revolutionary air cushion. Developed by Swiss company, Lantal, the air cushion is adjustable to an individual's preference on firmness or softness.
Pillow Pak air cushion film from leading European packaging solutions manufacturer FP International has been upgraded to significantly boost its performance and offer sustainable benefits for protective packaging.
USS Essex (LHD 2) embarked landing craft and air cushion vehicles with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force on 6 December 2010, as part of exercise Keen Sword 2010.
The Airbak Focus Tech ($99.99) uses a built-in air cushion to shield delicate cargo and spread the load more evenly across the back.
Based on the Nanonex unique patented Air Cushion PressTM technology, the NX-2600 offers unsurpassed uniformity regardless of backside topology, wafer or mask flatness, or backside contamination.
Anglers and gear ride smoothly on a patented Vectorflo Air Cushion System.