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isolate

[′ī·sə‚lāt]
(chemical engineering)
To separate two portions of a process system by means of valving or line blanks; used as safety measure during maintenance or repair, or to redirect process flows.
(electricity)
To disconnect a circuit or piece of equipment from an electric supply system.
(genetics)
A population so cut off from others that mating occurs only within the group.
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The grantees will be interviewed six months after receiving their equipment to learn how their Minus K vibration isolators helped them reach their goals.
In addition to supporting up to 600-Mbps data rates, ADN465x LVDS digital isolators support 300-MHz clocks to enable isolation of precision convertors with LVDS interfaces.
Otherwise, the two resonances that occur in isolation, would have infinite value, and dampers isolators have just role up maximum resonance value.
Both RABS and isolators (figure 1) are suited to avoid product contamination.
The use of isolators is now widespread and they can be built in a wide range of materials, sizes and configurations.
Early bearing isolators consisted of metallic components with simple pathways to act as dynamic sealing elements with 0-rings to provide a static seal on the shaft and bore housing.
However, due to the needs for fast throughput and the use of a high-speed clock, it is important that the insertion of digital isolators does not introduce additional pulse-width distortion.
After recounting the half-century history of the bearings, they discuss the behavior under compression, under bending, under compression and bending; buckling behavior of isolators and isolators in tension; the influence of plate flexibility on the buckling load of isolators; frictional restraint on unbonded rubber pads; and the effect of friction on unbonded rubber bearings.
14 -- Battery Isolators ensure that when vehicles and equipment have two batteries - one for starting the engine and another for powering accessories - the accessory battery doesn't rob power from the starter battery.
Due to strict requirements on stiffness and mass of the isolators used in the aerospace industry, Flamnelly (1967) developed a new kind of vibration isolator, dynamic anti-resonance vibration isolator (DAVI), by making use of a levered mass spring combination to generate an anti-resonance frequency in the system.
The new S-2000 Stabilizer series of pneumatic vibration isolators incorporates many of the features found on other products offered by Newport, including a patented self-centering pendulum design, laminar-flow damping system and precision auto-leveling valves.