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frangible

[′fran·jə·bəl]
(mechanics)
Breakable, fragile, or brittle.
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In order to successfully integrate frangible seal technology, it is critical that frangible seal manufacturers consider the specific requirements of every custom blister reservoir and design a blister solution that considers material compatibility, burst characteristics, reagent volume delivered, and long-term storage requirements.
Plain and simple, these frangible bolts were designed for crewmember survivability, not maintenance efficiency.
patent for a topically applied composition that is comprised of at least one frangible capsule having a seamless shell of a thermo-softening material that is solid at room temperature.
Alcoa Fastening Systems, a business unit of Alcoa (NYSE:AA), is a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of specialty fasteners, nut and frangible collar systems, fluid fittings, assembly components and installation tools for aerospace and commercial applications.
Wad Stop chokes, like my personally designed Remington thread based Dead Ringer, or Pattern Master do Well with some loads, but stay away from frangible pellets with these systems, and also don't shoot sabot systems like Federal Black Cloud with them, either.
Fossilized, frozen in time, their glassy frangible forms completely captivated me.
As the real estate market is still frangible, the value of the mortgage assets owned by various financial institutions cannot be correctly assessed, and therefore, the banks are not sure of the solvency capacities of their business partners, hence the high interest rates.
Bayanat Airports is currently installing a Foreign Object Detection (FOD) RADAR at Doha International Airport in Qatar, and has completed installation of an advanced VHF/UHF communication system in Abu Dhabi and has delivered critically important Frangible Masts (according to ICAO Aerodrome Design manual part 6) for Dubai International Airport
The frangible [breakable] projectile of the M1030 minimizes ricochet hazards currently associated with buckshot breaching and provides a much safer alternative to the Soldier.
While integration of a frangible round is ongoing, a thorough police call of the training area will leave far fewer hazards to the environment than the lead-based service ammunition currently in use.
25 to 25 liters per minute, but also a frangible disc type pressure relief valve.
The marshals say that their present ammunition should be replaced by frangible bullets "which break into smaller pieces on impact and thus have limited power to exit the target.