fluid resistance

fluid resistance

[¦flü·əd ri′zis·təns]
(fluid mechanics)
The force exerted by a gas or liquid opposing the motion of a body through it. Also known as resistance.
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The aim in developing this material was to provide a solution for applications that required improved heat and fluid resistance, in particular for some hose and sealing applications such as positive crankcase ventilation hose or head cylinder cover gaskets, due to their uncontrolled contact with motor oils contaminated with fuels.
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Goodrich pneumatic de-icing systems satisfy a variety of performance and aesthetic criteria for the aviation community, offering fluid resistance and built-in protection against ozone, weathering, oxidation and erosion.
The standard includes a requirement for fluid resistance according to Test Method F1862: Resistance of Medical Face Masks to Penetration by Synthetic Blood (Horizontal Projection of Fixed Volume at a Known Velocity), in addition to requirements for particulate filtration and bacterial filtration.
In head-to-head fluid resistance tests with other competitive single-use surgical gowns currently available, Aero Blue delivered four times greater fluid protection than other non-reinforced gowns in the AAMI Level 3 category, and two times greater protection than fabric-reinforced gowns.
Furthermore, the XF-641 (white) and XF-647 (yellow) products have passed the stringent Boeing 1347J specification for fluid resistance.
There's a fluid resistance in the way she dodges and dips; her small but sturdy frame pushes through space like a paddle against a heavy current.
Reduction in drag means less fuel would be required to overcome the fluid resistance encountered by the moving vehicle.
Good fluid resistance makes the sleeves suitable for rail and mass transit, automotive and truck aftermarket, industrial machinery, commercial and military electronics applications.
Therefore, the required heat to cooling fluid resistance [R.
Based on styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), Synprene (OnFlex-S) TPEs have excellent elastomeric properties and fluid resistance and provide strong sealing performance, durability, and low-temperature flexibility in fluid-transfer applications.
However, reflecting advantages of high strength, low modulus and strong body fluid resistance, titanium and titanium alloys will provide the best growth opportunities.