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airlock

1. a bubble in a pipe causing an obstruction or stoppage to the flow
2. an airtight chamber with regulated air pressure used to gain access to a space that has air under pressure
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We only allow applications that should be used to be controlled by Airlock.
NanoRacks is responsible for project management, mechanical and avionics design engineering, safety, operations, quality assurance, mockups and crew training, as well as the final assembly, integration and testing of the Bishop airlock.
* Provide means to override automatic airlock doors and allow manual operation in case of an emergency.
Live footage showed both astronauts safely returning to the airlock area.
As the airlock re-pressurised, the ESA said the early termination of the spacewalk was offi-cially completed at 17.31 GMT, four hours and 43 minutes in.
When the initial fermentation has settled down, fit an airlock and leave the demijohn somewhere cool for several weeks.
"When manufacturing conditions are demanding, when processes have to operate in extreme temperatures or pressure ranges, when the material is sticky or difficult to convey, or when corrosive or abrasive materials must pass easily, Plattco airlock valves are better able to address plant managers' concerns than typical rotary valves can," he explains.
The Klean-In-Place[R] Rotary Airlock Feeder is a special purpose valve for bulk tank cleaning applications.
For example, a single door can act as a simple form of a barrier, a two-door in-series airlock is a more complex and advanced barrier, so as a mini-environment, a glove box, or an entire sealed enclosure with the common goal to minimize particle migration into a protective or clean space.
16 -- Russell Finex has unveiled the compact airlock sieve.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 10, 2011-Publicis Groupe acquires Airlock as its latest UK digital operation(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com