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self-sealing

[′self ¦sēl·iŋ]
(engineering)
A fluid container, such as a fuel tank or a tire, lined with a substance that allows it to close immediately over any small puncture or rupture.
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Thanks to Mega Airless' unique self-sealing actuator, the product is perfectly protected from environmental influences or contamination afterwards," Perau said.
Eccentric wear mechanism in polymer well is analyzed, hydraulic self-sealing non-leakage pump is designed according to hydraulic sealing theory; in order to solve the eccentric wear and original sealing efficiently, centralizer and original sealing ring are added to this pump.
The CVLSP version includes armoured seats, ballistically tolerant, self-sealing fuel tanks and external hard-points for gun pods, missiles and rockets.
Treo Self-Sealing Triple Check Sterilization Pouches from Benco confirm all three sterilization parameters--time, temperature and presence of steam--with an internal/external multi-parameter steam indicator printed directly on the patent-pending pouch, according to the manufacturer.
This tire showed little evidence of under-inflation, suggesting that self-sealing occurred.
Sherwood Kem Aqua Plus Clear is a low-VOC, HAPS-free, urea formaldehyde-free self-sealing finish that contains a UV absorber to reduce damage and discoloration caused by sunlight.
Sher-Wood Kem Aqua Plus Clear is a low-VOC, HAPS-free, UF-free self-sealing finish that contains a UV absorber.
The pouch is attached to a pump with a self-sealing actuator, which gives precise doses each time it is activated--even when held upside down.
PIPELINE repair specialist Furmanite has designed and built a high-pressure subsea self-sealing repair clamp for the BP-operated Everest to Forties condensate pipeline in the North Sea.
DuraSeal is a non-metal, self-sealing material that allows bullets to pass completely through with minimal damage to the target.
The self-sealing hemostasis valve is high pressure and luer activated.
THE new Passat CC four-door, first seen at the Detroit Motor Show, leaves the plant equipped with self-sealing Continental tyres.