fusible plug


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fusible plug

[¦fyü·zə·bəl ′pləg]
(engineering)

fusible link

A metal chain link made of a low-melting-point alloy; in case of fire, the chain breaks, thereby closing a damper, door, or the like.
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But the accident investigation report said that while the train's crew noticed there was a problem, they failed to spot that the fusible plug had melted.
5 of Standard 15-2007 states: "Piping material used in the discharge line of a pressure relief device or fusible plug shall be the same as required for refrigerants.
4 of Standard 15-2007 requires that the outlet pipe connected to a relief device not be smaller than the relief device outlet connection size: "the size of the discharge pipe from a pressure relief device or fusible plug shall not be less than the outlet size of the pressure relief device or fusible plug.
While it does add an element of safety, the fusible plug should not be depended on to cover operator carelessness.
But the RAIB report says while the train's crew noticed there was a problem they failed to spot that the fusible plug had melted.
Tenders are invited for Instant Water Heater Single Phase, 230V, 50 Hz, Rust Proof Abs External Body, Capacity - 3 Ltrs, Element Rating 3000 Watt, Safety Valve, Thermostat, Thermal Cut Out, Fusible Plug, Neon Lamps, Working Pressure 2.
A split rim wheel exploding off an F-16 can be deadly if the fusible plugs don't function as advertised.
The engine itself, however, was also cited as having numerous instances of metal fatigue and inoperable safety procedures - such as fusible plugs which had been seal welded and, therefore, unable to blow to release pressure.
All Chlorine Containers, Valves, Fusible Plugs And Other Appurtenances Shall Be Properly Maintained According To
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Fusible Plugs Of Bfp Hydraulic Coupling
The Cylinder Should Be Fitted With Valve, Valve Guard And Two Fusible Plugs.
Tenders are invited for Brand New Acetylene Cylinder Of 41 Litres Water Capacity Fitted With Valve And 2 Fusible Plugs With Acetone And Dully Painted With Maroon Paint.