periodic line

periodic line

[¦pir·ē¦äd·ik ¦līn]
(electricity)
Line consisting of successive and identical sections, similarly oriented, the electrical properties of each section not being uniform throughout; the periodicity is in space and not in time; an example of a periodic line is the loaded line with loading coils uniformly spaced.
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In fact, the viscosity of Stanyl becomes lower with heat aging, making it in effect self-cleaning, avoiding the periodic line stoppage and tear-down required to clean out gels formed by other PA types.
Pellets are melted and maintained at a usable viscosity without the appearance of crystallized chunks, gels, or flushing problems during periodic line stoppages, reports the company.

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