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unloading

[¦ən′lōd·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The release downstream of a trapped contaminant.
A filter medium failure and release of system pressure.
The depressuring or emptying of a process unit.
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HSE's investigation found that Morganite "did not have safe working procedures for receiving and unloading delivery vehicles and did not carry out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment for unloading at the site".
A good idea for sure, but what I would suggest as an even better idea is that companies instruct their staff that if a driver and his lorry pulls up outside their premises and wishes to unload and leaves their engine on, unloading will not commence until the engine is switched off.
Up to two SRVs would temporarily moor at the proposed deepwater port by means of a submerged unloading buoy system.
STI s new truck shoe removes this risk by immobilising lorries in the loading bay until loading or unloading has been completed.
TWO stripes on the kerb mean no loading/ unloading AT ANY TIME
When trailers cannot discharge close to storage facilities, the longer distance results in longer unloading times.
The group subsequently designed a shoe to mimic the unloading characteristics of barefoot walking and tested it in a cohort of 26 healthy subjects.
Port workers in Felixstowe, Suffolk, started unloading the ship on Saturday night.
Bulk-bag unloading station with optional vibratory discharge for sluggish materials.
Some of the mills engage on-site stevedores to handle the unloading, others do it themselves.
Use the loading tool for loading and unloading rockets.
A cam indexer advances the fixtured component through separate blasting and airwash chambers in the cabinet before returning the finished component to the unloading position at the front of the machine.