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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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Until a few years ago, she told Arutz Sheva, Ziploc bags were impossible to find in Israel, and up until a few days ago, they were still "hard to find and expensive and not good quality." While other self-sealing bags are available in Israel, she explained, "these bags aren't just bags, they symbolize the progress Israel is making.
Tempe, Arizona-based Robertson designs and produces mission-extending, crashworthy, and ballistically self-sealing auxiliary fuel systems for military rotorcraft.
The balloons are not only self-sealing (which means no more sore fingers from tying balloons), but are also fast.
Propoints, a joint project by DRFP Ltd and Endo Technologies, are 'self-sealing' obturation points, designed for use in dental root canal treatment to replace existing materials and some techniques, which can cause damage to the tooth and increase the chances of reinfection.
Simply push the knee-high lever and waste is gathered into an internal collection chamber in a 'no-touch', biodegradable self-sealing bag.
Features of Agru GeoClay include 19-ft (5.8-m) roll widths, claimed to be the largest in the industry and allowing for up to 20% reduction in seams; hydraulic superiority when compared with several feet of compacted clay; high internal and interface shear strength interface for slope stability; self-healing and self-sealing capabilities inherent in its natural sodium bentonite; compatibility with typical MSW leachates and mining solutions; and more efficient installation when compared with traditional compacted clay layers.
Features include: OSHA compliance; one-handed technique and one-step activation; audible and tactile click upon activation; self-sealing synthetic needle sheath; siliconized needle with less drag, which is more comfortable for the patient; and 12" tubing with a multi-sample luer adapter, or pre-attached tube holder.
Following a search at Huddersfield Police Station, officers found a small self-sealing bag containing white powder in his pocket.
The Doctor Babor Neuro Sensitive Cellular Intensive Calming Body Cream and Intensive Calming Cream Cleanser feature a 150m1 Mega Airless Macro Compact dispenser, with metalized cap and self-sealing actuator with membrane.
The leakage amount of hydraulic self-sealing plunger pump in different level of clearance under 10MPa is tested relatively by using these above experimental equipments (Figure 3-4), and then compares with the API standard of conventional pump.
More and more it becomes a "self-sealing" system, setting forth and explaining The Truth, Eventually he may become the worshipper of his own creation and the harsh critic of those who do not accept it.
The CVLSP version includes armoured seats, ballistically tolerant, self-sealing fuel tanks and external hard-points for gun pods, missiles and rockets.