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inner tube

an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside a pneumatic tyre casing

inner tube

[′in·ər ‚tüb]
(engineering)
A rubber tube used inside a pneumatic tire casing to hold air under pressure. Also known as tube.
(mining engineering)
The inside tube which acts as the core container of a double-tube core barrel; used to obtain core samples for analysis of an ore formation. Also known as inner barrel.
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5 If you're not obsessed with keeping the weight down to a minimum, self-sealing inner tubes and tubeless tyres are a good option.
This gives the eye-catching blue "Evo Tube" an important advantage over butyl-based inner tubes: its weight has been reduced by as much as 65%, compared with the weight of a standard 29-inch (74-cm) tube.
Once the inner tube is in place, hold the valve stem with a spring clamp.
Using the knife, NSN 5110-00-240-5943, cut outer circumference (2) and inner circumference (3) of the inner tube.
Inner tube rubber bands became ammunition when shot from the L-shaped handle of a wooden pistol triggered by an ordinary clothespin.
Among the steady stream of people launching from Hayden Bridge early Sunday afternoon, probably half heeded that advice, including 27-year-old Mikiel Dubin of Eugene, who was heading off with three friends - two on inner tube floats, one in an inflatable kayak - to float the same stretch.
THERE was a time as a kid when you'd be happy bobbing down a river in an inner tube or plunging head first into a screwball.
This differs from most other experimental setups where the fluid in the inner tube is heated at a constant heat flux (Allen and Eckert 1964; Ghajar and Tam 1991; Ghajar and Tam 1994; Petukhov et al.
The prospects of the country's inner tube industry are encouraging despite sluggish growth of 1.98% annually in production in the past five years.
But when English Retreads founder, designer and CEO Heather English floated down Colorado's Boulder Creek in an inner tube, another option was born.
Framed by a bicycle inner tube, a modified print of this image, punningly titled l.ui (all works 2009), was paired in the first gallery with Poor neon.
Because he weighs nearly 20 stone, Jonathan Palmer used a lorry inner tube for the event - and an oar to help him steer.