static vent

static port

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A small hole, or port, in the skin of an aircraft at a suitable location where the disturbance to the airflow is the least. This is the pickup port for the static pressure for the pressure instruments. Some aircraft utilize a pitot-static tube for this purpose. Also called a static vent.
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The fill configuration and resultant residue in this mold was contained in non-critical static vent dumps that posed no threat to moving tooling or shutoffs.
The residue on this mold was contained in non-critical static vent dumps that posed no threat to moving tooling or shut-offs.
The fact that you have no mold in what are technically unvented attics (whirlybird and other static vents are of little value) suggests that there is little or no convection of conditioned air from the living spaces below the attics.
* When static vents are used (mold inserts or non-moving pins), use short land lengths (0.040 to 0.060" (1.0-1.5 mm)) and polish vents in line of draw.
However sand or dust may restrict visibility to instrument conditions, block pitot tubes and static vents, abrade the windshield to the point of making it closely resemble the upper part of your Toggles, and sandblast the fuselage.
Power attic ventilators (electric & solar), whole house fans, wind turbines and a variety of static vents expand the product range.
There are two broad categories of vents: moving vents, such as ejector pins, and static vents, such as splits in mold plates or inserts.