disc loading

disc loading

The ratio of the all-up weight of a helicopter to the maximum horsepower. It is denoted by pounds per horsepower (lb/hp). It is also the ratio of the gross weight of a helicopter to the total area of its rotor disc. See also blade loading.
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The company developed Mantrajet with proprietary gravity-feed mechanism to streamline disc loading while minimize jamming.
The models also offer improved start up and disc loading performance.
The drive is also lighter weight and has a shorter body than previous Samsung Blu-ray drives; that reduces internal heat and helps to make disc loading more efficient, Samsung said.
I HAVE had chronic backache since I slipped a disc loading shopping into the boot of my car four years ago.
Primera Technology also has an automatic disc loading system, called Composer, which inserts and removes discs from the Signature.
Depending on the model, the disc loading time varies from 2.
Pioneer's slot-in disc mechanism features a chucking system for safer disc loading and unloading.
has sued three Southern California companies for copyright and trademark infringement over a practice known as ``hard disc loading.
Other important advanced features of the Director EC include Asynchronous Duplication, which allows operation with no user intervention, and "Pick and Place" automated disc loading, which fully protects the discs.