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arrester

[ə′res·tər]
(electricity)
(engineering)
A wire screen at the top of an incinerator or chimney which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.

arrester

1. At the top of an incinerator or chimney, a wire screen which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.
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of Columbus, Ohio developed a patented technology and process that allows utilities to pinpoint the location of failing arresters and cutouts all across their networks before a power outage results.
The fact is that unless there is a heavy load on the line, a failed lightning arrester will not emit significant amounts of heat.
They also serve as an industry stamp of approval that helps differentiate our Vehicle Arrester solutions from others in the market today.
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Application of a New Surge Arrester Model in Protection Studies Concerning Switching Surges".
The aircraft is specifically designed for take off from a 14-degree ramp on the aircraft carrier deck and use the Arrester Hook System to facilitate landing within the deck length of 90 meters.
They are now developing a gas and dust arrester necessary in production processes and new materials needed to secure environmental safety of products," said the report.
Due to the higher weights of the new (Sea Vampire) aircraft there was also a problem with arrester wires and the strength of barriers.
The arrester in question disabled the substation even though there was no lightning, he said.
The mower also lacked an appropriate spark arrester, the lawsuit said.
Proposed changes include extending the existing arrester bed and using a high-friction surface on the down hill lane.
The 18-year-old was cited for operating an off-road vehicle without a spark arrester, Forests & People magazine said.