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fuel tank

[′fyül ‚taŋk]
(mechanical engineering)
The operating, fuel-storage component of a fuel system.
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He reports that Rhodia is working with a major global manufacturer of automotive fuel tanks to qualify one of the PA 6 grades as a barrier layer, but adds, "It's going to take a long time to replace EVOH in automotive.
Several injection and blow molded fuel tanks are being evaluated for small off-road vehicles, lawnmowers, and snowmobiles.
Although plastic had previously had advantages as regards to both weight and formability for fuel tanks, Potter says that advanced high-strength steels are competitive on both counts.
Pay particular attention to the fuel tank cap and filler neck where snow and ice can become water in your fuel.
The Misawa branch office of the Sendai Regional Defense Facilities Administration Bureau said one fuel tank was about 1 meter long and 60 centimeters wide, and the other about 1 meter long and 1.
An empty fuel tank fell to the ground from an F-15 fighter near the Air Self-Defense Force's Komatsu base in Ishikawa Prefecture on Friday morning shortly before the plane landed at the base after a training flight, ASDF officials said.
Rocket-driven spacecraft normally use strong, heavy-metal mountings to hold their fuel tanks in place within the fuselage.
The KBSmart 61 produces fuel tanks up to 35 liters at 55 to 70 tanks/cavity/hr.
The reduced-fuel-permeation regulations to take effect in California in 2008 for small off-road equipment (SORE) applies to engines with displacements greater than 80 cc but less than 25 HP and require that plastic fuel tanks limit permeation rates for standard gasoline to less than 1.
com] has opened a new plant in Hartwell, Georgia, northeast of Atlanta, for the production of blow-molded fuel tanks and 30 blow molded Filler pipes.