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aerofoil

(US and Canadian), airfoil
a cross section of an aileron, wing, tailplane, or rotor blade

aerofoil

[′e·rō‚fȯil]
(aerospace engineering)
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The new centre would manufacture an extensive range of aerofoils, including turbine and compressor components, for Rolls-Royce engines that are no longer in high volume production.
"Sainsbury's, the UK's second largest supermarket chain, is installing Aerofoils as part of a significant retrofit programme across its 1,400 stores this year, while all new fridges are now fitted with the technology as standard."
Sainsbury's is the first UK supermarket to roll out revolutionary aerofoil technology on its fridges in the cold aisles across all of its supermarkets.
Hopkins, "Experimental Investigation and Computer Modelling of Flow around Aerofoils with Gurney Flaps," Final Year B.
Finally when 100 aerofoils have been palletised the full tray is picked up by the robot and positioned into a collection stack to complete the operation.
The blades of modern high-efficiency wind turbines are aerofoil sections.
Realising the impact of this trend and the increasing importance of these aerofoils to the efficiency levels and branding of their customers' fleets, Carrier Transicold searched for an existing system that would still meet these requirements whilst giving engineers safe access and a stable platform.
Mettis, which employs 620 at its Windsor Road plant, is considered one of the world's premier suppliers of forged aerofoils to the aerospace industry and is viewed as the market leader in the supply of aluminium aero engine vanes.
The aerofoil sections are compared in figure 38 and table 17 where it can be seen that the aerofoils for the root and break point 1 have a less max-thickness compared to initial design, however for the break point 2 and tip, the thickness of aerofoil is higher and the positive cambers are observed.
SPA Aerofoils, which has 84 workers, secured six appointments, which included meetings with buyers from Greece, Sweden and Mexico, as well as other UK motorsport companies.
All the various platforms are visually related by canopies and roofs: a family of aerofoils. Glass and aluminium finishes throughout further unite a very diverse complex.
'The aerofoils opportunity with Rolls-Royce has developed over the last five years, following Rolls-Royce's strategic decision to invest in a multi-million pound blade facility at Inchinnan in Scotland.