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pneumatics

the branch of physics concerned with the mechanical properties of gases, esp air

pneumatics

[nu̇′mad·iks]
(fluid mechanics)
Fluid statics and behavior in closed systems when the fluid is a gas.

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Under-belly reconnaissance pod.
The branch of fluid power systems that uses compressible fluid to transfer energy or perform work.
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Each of Airpot's four major product groups, damping, actuation, displacement and optimized pneumatic systems, offers instrument quality pneumatic devices uniquely designed and optimized for highly accurate and repeatable force control and smooth motion.
Hiwin said it has become a major supplier for Europe's leading manufacturers of various sectors, including FESTO, Europe's largest manufacturer of pneumatic devices; DMG, Europe's largest manufacturer of machine tools; and Heller, Germany's largest manufacturer of double-column machining centers.
These systems might include springs, mass counterweights, electric actuators, or pneumatic devices such as the VersaFinish and Flexdeburr to maintain the controlled-contact force.
And because compressed air is not only less costly and in greater supply than water (not to mention the fact that most laboratories already have compressed air for other purposes, including various pneumatic devices), it is an alternative that has virtually no downside.
(based in Fountain Hills, Ariz), manufacturers of pneumatic devices for the noninvasive treatment of glaucoma, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ophthalmic International, announced Jan.
The wedge and impactor are pneumatic devices that either separate the casting from the runner like the jaws of life (the wedge) or act like a mechanical sledgehammer hitting the runner to release the casting (the impactor).
The Delft robot, nicknamed Denise, uses pneumatic devices at the hip to power its walking and has a higher cost of 0.08.
Another 5% improvement can be achieved by installing pneumatic devices that blow air from slots at the rear of the trailer to prevent airflow separation that normally increases drag.
Additional savings of five percent come from pneumatic devices that blow air from slots at the rear of the trailer to further improve and prevent separation of air flow.
These shafts can be used as conduit for electrical control lines, pressurized air lines for pneumatic devices, or hydraulic lines.
The 3400 Series Testers offer significant advances over conventional hydraulic and pneumatic devices typically used in the testing industry.
The testers are said to offer significant improvements over conventional hydraulic and pneumatic devices typically used.