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fuel tank

[′fyül ‚taŋk]
(mechanical engineering)
The operating, fuel-storage component of a fuel system.
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Your best bet is to keep that sand from ever getting into the fuel tank.
With 80% of European cars currently using a plastic fuel tank, and a similar percentage of North American-built vehicles expected to reach this level in 2005 (Asian automakers will have this technology on 36% of their vehicles by then), it will be a relatively painless move for automakers to switch to this technology for their PZEV-compliant fleet.
A study was launched into aircraft fuel systems by the Air Transport Association and the Aerospace Industries Association, which found that the fuel tanks systems are soundly designed and do not degrade over time, although there is some suggestion that wiring may degrade over time.
Phyre Technologies is the global pioneer and leader in closed-loop fuel tank safety technology for commercial and military aircraft.
The mold then fully closes and final air pressure is applied to develop the complex shape of the plastic fuel tank.
Chapter 3: Technical review - In addition to storing fuel, there are a number of technical requirements that a fuel tank must fulfil.
Through this new program, we will continue developing innovative, lightweight fuel tank systems that will reduce emissions and help Volkswagen meet its goal of becoming the world's largest automaker.
is the largest automobile fuel tank maker in China and a Grade A supplier of fuel tank for international well-known auto makers like Volkswagen, GM and Ford.
You do that by opening the left and right fuel tank caps every 4-5 hours of operation to relieve the pressure.
knowingly failed to recall and fix the car's fuel tank.
One drain valve that gets overlooked is the one for the fuel tank.
They argue that, in the long-term, the environmental and cost issues will win back a larger share of the steel fuel tank business.