bore evacuator


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bore evacuator

[′bȯr i′vak·yə‚wād·ər]
(ordnance)
A device placed on the tube of artillery weapons to force propellant gases to flow outward through the muzzle end of the bore from a cylindrical chamber around the gun tube; the chamber encloses a series of jets around the cannon tube through which the gases flow.
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CREWMEN, O-RINGS FROM THE BORE EVACUATOR ON THE PALADIN'S GUN TUBE SOMETIMES SWELL SO MUCH AFTER BEING REMOVED FOR MAINTENANCE THAT THEY CAN'T BE REINSTALLED.
Servicing the main gun tube, bore evacuator and breech is especially important.
For example, something as simple as a torn bore evacuator O-ring can result in a deadly flareback
Condemn the bore evacuator when visible damage to the composite material (e.
For example, after firing you're supposed to slide back the bore evacuator, inspect for damage and then clean, clean, clean
Water corrodes gun tubes while also damaging breech mechanisms, bore evacuator components, and firing circuits.
During normal operations, the 120mm gun system uses the bore evacuator to remove the combustible and toxic fumes generated during firing.
Water also gets into the main gun system, causing corrosion and damage to the breech mechanism, bore evacuator components, and firing circuits.
Crewmen, after firing the main gun on your tank, don't forget to service the bore evacuator.
That's especially important when it comes to servicing the main gun tube, bore evacuator, and breech.
Crewmen, keeping the muzzle brake and bore evacuator free of carbon is one secret to straight shooting with your M109-series SP howitzer.
A crooked collar retainer on your tank's bore evacuator is more than a bad fashion statement, crewmen.