air ring

air ring

[′er ‚riŋ]
(engineering)
In plastics forming, a circular manifold which distributes an even flow of cool air into a hollow tubular form passing through the manifold.
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Ten minutes later, the flock had come within gunshot, and were making the air ring with their hoarse cries.
Faster and faster, vying with one another, they moved at the double or at a trot, vanishing amid the clouds of dust they raised and making the air ring with a deafening roar of mingling shouts.
brother, outside, made the air ring with cries louder than Mousa's.
"Can't last at this rate," say the knowing ones, while the partisans of each make the air ring with their shouts and counter-shouts of encouragement, approval, and defiance.
Addex simplified the original EGG air ring by moving the electronic Circuit board (the "brains") from outside the ring into the plenum area.
Inline Orientation--the new system works in conjunction with Alpine's automatic gauging technology (AutoTherm segmented air ring) to minimize neck-in, which sometimes requires up to 20% of the film to be trimmed after orientation.
Data was generated to determine any correlation of the winding defect to an air ring (after cleaning) and a subsequent change of the air-ring position on the die (Fig.
In blown film production, for example, the system controls extruder temperature, raw material metering and consumption data, air ring automation, gauging internal bubble cooling, web and cage handling, haul-off and winder.
Hans Schumacher, director of the Durr Application Technology Div., the new turbine that drives the flexible bell disk/shaping air ring system can operate with approximately 40 percent less air than previous setups thanks to the optimized vanes and nozzles deployed.
Unlike the studios at Television Centre, which had its own compressed air ring main, the new studios had no on-site air production capability so a fast, simple solution was required to provide on-demand air.