Air pipe


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Air´ pipe`


1.A pipe for the passage of air; esp. a ventilating pipe.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'Under the prevailing tense economic situation, we are proposing to regulate air pipe emissions of automobiles in the first phase.
"In the beginning only air pipe emissions will be regulated where after three years the other aspects motor inspection and testing would be initiated.
It is important to note that an aluminium compressed air pipe provides a smooth inner surface (low-pressure loss due to friction) and thus eliminates self-contamination, but also offers enhanced flexibility to meet the ever-changing compressed air distribution needs.
Caption: While this charge air pipe for a VW diesel engine might ordinarily be made of aluminum due to the high heat involved, this one is produced with a glass-fiber reinforced polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Ticona because it is (1) lighter and (2) less expensive to produce than the metal version.
Flt Lt Steven Swarbrick, 28, of Formby; Flt Lt Allan Squires, 39, of Clatterbridge; and Sgt John Langton, 29, of Garston; were among 14 crew members killed over Kandahar, Afghanistan, when leaking fuel was ignited by a hot air pipe on September 2, 2006.
Flight Lieutenants Steven Swarbrick, 28, from Formby, and Allan Squires, 39, from Clatterbridge, Wirral, and Sergeant John Langton, 29, from Garston, were among 14 crew members killed over Kandahar when leaking fuel was ignited by a hot air pipe on September 2, 2006.
The Transair Advanced Air Pipe System increases air system reliability, reduces maintenance costs, and increases production rates by offering a number of advantages over traditional steel or copper piping.
Their ordeal began when an air pipe snapped and fell down a shaft, cutting the power cable of a personnel lift.
Passengers were shocked when the driver of a broken-down Midland Mainline train from London St Pancras to Nottingham appealed for sticky tape to help carry out repairs when an exterior air pipe came loose.
FAULTY brakes and a leaking air pipe were among the defects spotted by Warwickshire Police when they carried out random checks on lorries yesterday.
The cause of the blast was fuel leaking into a dry bay and igniting on contact with a hot air pipe.
But the possibility of fuel leaking into a dry bay and igniting on contact with a hot air pipe was marked as "improbable".