air escape


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air escape

[′er ə‚skāp]
(design engineering)
A device that is fitted to a pipe carrying a liquid for releasing excess air; it contains a valve that controls air release while preventing loss of liquid.
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And replace the door seal if it's loose, worn, or damaged - faulty seals let warm dryer air escape, forcing the unit to work harder and use more energy.
The masses prevented adequate glottal closure, which led to significant glottal air escape. Laryngeal electromyography demonstrated mild paresis of the right superior laryngeal nerve.
Another successful approach used by some injection molding equipment designs permits operation at variable clamping forces, which allows fabricators to clamp at low pressure until the cavities are 90-95% filled with LSR (to facilitate air escape), then switch to a higher clamping force to avoid flash from the expanding silicone.
Fresh air escape from city life comes in the shape of Moseley Park, just across the Alcester Road from the development, a private oasis maintained for the enjoyment of keyholders, whose annual subscriptions help maintain the prized green lung.
In both cases the orifices are recessed, to protect against external damage and, as a safety measure, to allow air escape. Should the nozzle be accidentally placed against a surface dead-end, pressure is less than 2 bar.
Also available are sheet grades with an embossed finish on one side that permits easy air escape in the autoclave cycle.
Overhead, a light well with operable clerestory windows lets even more natural light into the room and lets warm air escape. Doubled beams span the well, replacing joists.
Four substandard air escape valves were eliminated, midlife repairs of 7 gate valves were performed.
Close the upper vents so only the bottom vents closest to the ground are functioning, and let the stale hot air escape through open doors.
A significant reduction in energy loss (and utility bills) also ensues, due to the correspondingly-smaller roof structure reducing air escape. The other cost savings of a smaller, more efficient Mobile Racking warehouse include a 35% lower overall investment in construction costs and a reduction of up to 49% in utility costs.
Even small holes can let a lot of air escape. Don't leave gaps around wires, pipes or ducts unplugged.