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igniter

[ig′nīd·ər]
(engineering)
A device for igniting a fuel mixture.
A charge, as of black powder, to facilitate ignition of a propelling or bursting charge.

igniter

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igniter
Igniter.
A device used to begin and/or maintain combustion of the fuel-air mixture. On most engines, the igniters are switched off after the combustion becomes self-sustaining after starting the engine.
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The challenge was not a total redesign of the flare; rather, could the flare be disassembled and the faulty igniter replaced?
The igniter takes advantage of upgraded liner and insulation materials that have improved thermal properties which protect the igniter's case from the burning solid propellant.
In the improved version of the device the upper electric connector in the hood is replaced with a sealed, quartz translucent visualization port, where a video CCD camera is fitted, while the igniter itself is re-located to the fourth lateral position within the enlarged flange from the middle body of the combustor, now free.
Our hope is that companies will follow the great example of manufacturers such as Saint-Gobain Ceramics Igniter Products and consider a service such as ours, rather than sending these types of materials to landfills," he adds.
Apricorn's Dual Igniter 400 also features automatic configuration, enabling users to simply plug it into the computer in for easy operation and device identification.
Here are some tips to help you find the igniter, flame sensor, high-limit switch and pressure switch tubing.
Actually, the igniter arm should be in the down (fire) position for the check.
that brought him to the attention of Bendix, to the rocket igniter he designed for the Lunar Excursion Module, to a concept for a one million-Watt laser for the Strategic Defense Initiative (among others), Kasrner-a confessed "gear head" with a degree in physics-has been busy inventing.
The first project affects workers at the EG&G Mound Applied Technologies plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, who assemble explosive actuator and igniter components.
Yet a pair of Super-Loki rockets that did not take off at all had been in the same state of readiness, possibly differing from the Orion only in their igniter configurations.