anti-icing


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anti-icing

[‚an·tē′īs·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
The prevention of the formation of ice upon any object, especially aircraft, by means of windshield sprayer, addition of antifreeze materials to the carburetor, or heating the wings and tail.

anti-icing

Methods and means used to prevent the formation of ice on the critical areas of aircraft.
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3 Shall possess anti-icing and deicing properties for prolonged periods, to minimize reapplication
To know the anti-icing of the superhydrophobic LDPE coatings, the as-prepared smooth LDPE coating, superhydrophobic LDPE coating with high sliding angle obtained by evaporating solvents of LDPE solutions at 30[degrees]C, and superhydrophobic LDPE coating with low sliding angle obtained by adding some [NH.
Use of engine anti-icing system results in significant power loss from this engine and has an adverse effect on the maximum weight at which the aircraft can take off due to a reduction in climb thrust.
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Other technologies that can help improve the safety of roadways during inclement weather are anti-icing and deicing systems.
In recent years, there have been significant advances in the chemistry of anti-icing products, making them more environmentally friendly and less corrosive than the rock salt used in the past by some agencies," says a staff report that will be presented to the council Monday night.
The flight landed safely but the incident prompted safety investigators to examine anti-icing steps for the aircraft.
vehicle spraying an anti-icing agent on the expressway, according to police.
Yesterday, at a coroner's inquest in Manchester, it emerged the plane would not have crashed if an anti-icing system had been switched on by the two Libyan pilots.
In one region, the use of new anti-icing chemicals helped decrease snow-and ice-related claims by 8%.
Exploring potential anti-icing applications for aviation and wind energy
In addition, current uses for recovered glycol, anti-icing minimization practices, and ADF minimization methods have been discussed in this report.