tube door

tube door

[′tüb ‚dȯr]
(mechanical engineering)
A door in a boiler furnace wall which facilitates the removal or installation of tubes.
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Just this week I have cut my own index finger with scissors (it bled), squished my little finger between my desk and chair (it went wonky), bashed my right arm into a low brick wall (grazed it), crashed my left elbow into a metal bannister (felt sick) and got one large thigh thwacked by a closing tube door (face went red).
But the free animal learned how to open the tube door, without being shown, and freed its cage-mate.
description of the procurement: Metallbauarbeiten: _glast separation systems, Roller grille gate, Fire protection and cladding elements_ 31 pieces steel tube door with glass filling: Including requirements for: Fire protection: 25 pieces; Sound insulation: 4 pieces; Double-leaf: 14 pieces; Covering glass: 8 pieces; 750 m 2 glass partition walls: Profile glass walls - approx.
It boasts steel tube doors, a mesh sunbonnet, and like all Gladiators, a flip-down windshield.
The attacker then reportedly fled along the platform and out of the station after the Tube doors opened.
But as a result a clip was fitted to all rear torpedo tube doors to prevent a similar disaster - it is still called the Thetis Clip to this day.
THE tube doors slam shut just a millimetre behind my head.
During diving tests, the torpedo tube doors were left open, water flooded in, and only four men, including the captain, were close to the escape hatch.
He said all five men involved were given an approximate time to detonate their fake bombs, told to stand near the Tube doors to escape and ordered to leave nothing to identify them, Woolwich Crown Court heard.
Terrified commuters screamed in panic at each other to stop the young Asian man as he burst through the tube doors and ran up the platform.
Dashing for the Tube doors doesn't make you look like this guy