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blowoff

[′blō‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
The action of applying an explosive force and separating a package section away from the remaining part of a rocket vehicle or reentry body, usually to retrieve an instrument or to obtain a record made during early flight.
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The compressed air consumption is strikingly low at 1/3 that of competitive blowoffs, with noise levels at less than 70 dBA.
Additional shims can be installed if more blowoff force is required.
one summer evening when we saw the distinctive anvil shaped heads of isolated thunderstorms rising out of the cirrus blowoff at our flight level.
For many people, at best it's a blowoff course, one that can be skipped often and without guilt.
Key features include continuous, high-clamping force for dimensionally accurate, fin-free cores or coldbox molds; semiautomatic tooling change (standard); a fully enclosed machine cab for safety and emission control; PC-controlled corebox blowoff and parting spray system; and PC interface for easy operator control.
The blowoff had come when he had lodged his thousandth complaint about the food.
REMOVE AND DISPOSE OF EXISTING BLOWOFF OR AIR VALVE
Gold should continue to outperform the majority of assets and we could see some type of blowoff move later this year or in 2011.
With record producer and remixer Richard Morel, he DJ's and hosts the long-running queer party Blowoff in Washington, D.
EXAIR's new EFC is a user-friendly electronic flow control for compressed air that is designed to minimize compressed air use on blowoff, drying, cooling, conveying, and static elimination operations.
Multiple cleaning actions are available: immersion pre-wash, spray-under-immersion wash, spray-in-air post wash, blowoff chem.
The new second edition "Air Nozzles and Jets Blowoff Guide" from Exair Corporation, is a 16-pg.