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air pressure

[′er ‚presh·ər]
(physics)
The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it, arising from the collisions of the air molecules with the surface.
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Air Pressure Regulators and Controllers equipment for tubing extrusion manufactures of various plastic tubing such as: Medical tube, catheters, micro-tubing, single-lumen, multiple-Lumen, balloon, co-extrusions, taper, automotive and Multi-Lumen.
The aim of this study has been to analyze the association between the specific disease subcategories of CVD (angina pectoris (AP), essential hypertension (EH), AMI and ischemic heart diseases (IHD)) and meteorological parameters (ambient temperature, relative humidity and air pressure), according to patients' age.
We know that proper air pressure is the most important thing to help tyres wear longer, save fuel, and improve the handling of vehicles.
The high air pressure in the tumbler is perfectly controlled with four air circulation fans.
On the first cold day of winter, I had to inflate my tires although they had no leaks because of the lowering of the air pressure inside.The service station told me that umpteen drivers had been in just that day to inflate their tires.
Winding speed (S) Gas pressure (G) [S.sub.1] = 400 m/min [G.sub.1] = [12.sub.m]bar [S.sub.2] = 500 m/min [G.sub.2] = [14.sub.m]bar [S.sub.3] = 600 m/min [G.sub.3] = [16.sub.m]bar Air pressure (A) [A.sub.1] = [8.sub.m]bar [A.sub.2] = [9.sub.m]bar [A.sub.3] = [10.sub.m]bar Yarn singeing.
"It uses a composite piston, so when you charge it with air, the incoming air pressure forces the piston against the barrel and it seals it.
The traffic police said blowouts were caused by using old tyres on cars, low-quality tyres, bad storage, high air pressure and hot temperatures.
Air pressure of at least 55 psi in the accumulator will prevent damper bottoming, which causes steering component damage and rough handling.
The PowerPlasma Series cutters' front air pressure adjustment makes adjusting pressure easy, and the front air pressure gauge allows quick verification of air pressure.
Air pressure is the weight of invisible air particles that are all around us.