slinger ring


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slinger ring

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(Aeronautics) a tubular ring around the hub of an aircraft propeller through which antifreeze solution is spread over the propeller blades by centrifugal force
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Noun1.slinger ring - dispenser consisting of a tubular ring around the propeller hub of an airplane through which antifreeze solution is spread over the blades
dispenser - a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
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A slinger ring dispenses the fluid onto the prop and the windshield is protected by a fluid dispenser.
The TKS system, also known as the "weeping wing," pumps a deicing fluid through small perforations in the wing's and tail's leading edges, a slinger ring attached to the propeller(s) and/or a distribution bar mounted low and in front of the windshield.
The demonstrated vulnerability of traditional oil slinger rings is contrasted against the sound rationale of solid oil flinger discs widely used in Europe.