airlock


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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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Utilizing this system within a Class C room, since normally all process rooms are the same level, eliminates the need for airlocks between these rooms.
All flexible screw conveyors discharge into a common check-weighing transition hopper mounted on load cells that confirms batch accuracy before feeding the material through a rotary airlock into the pneumatic line.
For Live animal containment custom sized airlocks with sliding shelves and a live animal filtration system can be added to any system.
The transportation airlock is long-lead equipment and one of large-size and heavy-weight components of the reactor compartment.
In 2010, maintenance foreman Paul Schaffer decided to look for a better alternative to the problematic rotary airlock valves used to empty the mine's dust collectors.
Designed specifically for sanitary applications, the Quick-Clean series of rotary airlock valves aids in regulatory standards and practices compliance, reduces cleaning and sanitizing time and simplifies inspection.
Standard models are constructed of 1/2" sheets of solid welded polypropylene, providing a solid plastic airlock entry system that prevents deterioration common to other airlocks made of laminated Formica over particleboard.
SPACE station Alpha astronaut Susan Helms used a huge robot arm to lift a six-and-a-half ton airlock from the shuttle Atlantis and install it on the station early yesterday.
Contract award notice: Maintenance and upkeep of the intercoms, Garage gates and the airlock of acm habitat~s administrative offices.