flame deflector

flame deflector

[′flām di‚flek·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
In a vertical launch, any of variously designed obstructions that intercept the hot gases of the rocket engine so as to deflect them away from the ground or from a structure.
In a captive test, an elbow in the exhaust conduit or flame bucket that deflects the flame into the open.
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Tenders are invited for Fabrication And Supply Of Steel Structures For Flame Deflector Pertaining To Struc Steel Works Of Struc, Mech.
Dale Green of Picayune, a machine shop lead with the Jacobs Technology Facility Operating Services Contract Group at the center was recognized for his leadership and support of engine test work at Stennis, particularly his assistance in developing an innovative approach for drilling addition holes in the flame deflector to achieve the necessary water flow pattern on the A-1 Test Stand.
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Contract Awarded to Construct a flame deflector and refurbish the flame trench at the agency s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for use in future launches of NASA s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket
Donovan Construction of Rockledge has secured a deal from NASA to construct a new flame deflector and refurbish the flame trench at the agency s Kennedy Space Center in Florida
Who knows if my flame deflectors are an original idea that no one in the history of woodfiring has ever tried, but I do feel as if I am starting to think outside of the traditional way of working in a wood kiln which, I believe, will move me towards finding my own voice within the process.