breather pipe

breather pipe

[′brē·thər ‚pīp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pipe that opens into a container for ventilation, as in a crankcase or oil tank. Also known as crankcase breather.
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The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Q-Auto, has announced the recall of Audi R8 models of 2016-2018 over leakage from the gearbox breather pipe. The MEC said the recall campaign comes within the framework of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ensure that automobile dealers follow up on vehicles' defects and repair them.
As to be expected an internal breather pipe and user replaceable gasket are standard.
A removable adsorbent container allows the unit's desiccant material to be changed without breaking the breather pipe connection.
Sian has also encountered problems with the sink unit as the boiler's breather pipe has no exit and vapour enters the kitchen.
This configuration ensures the water vapour entering the storage tank is adsorbed before contaminating the stored products.A removable adsorbent container allows the unit's desiccant material to be changed without breaking the breather pipe connection.