Down draught

Related to Down draught: downtrodden
a downward draft, as in a flue, chimney, shaft of a mine, etc.

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With this permission Sancho settled himself as comfortably as he could on his beast, and taking out of the alforjas what he had stowed away in them, he jogged along behind his master munching deliberately, and from time to time taking a pull at the bota with a relish that the thirstiest tapster in Malaga might have envied; and while he went on in this way, gulping down draught after draught, he never gave a thought to any of the promises his master had made him, nor did he rate it as hardship but rather as recreation going in quest of adventures, however dangerous they might be.
For safe application within the spirit of the COSHH Regulations, Down Draught technology is the ideal way forward where dust and fume extraction is a key concern.
In contrast, Down Draught ventilation solutions are capable of eliminating these hassle factors in almost all cases by meeting end-user requirements in head-on fashion.
Properly developed Down Draught systems are predictable.
As soon as an AirBench Down Draught table is switched on it works
For successful extraction of dust and fumes within the spirit and letter of the COSHH Regulations down draught technology is in many cases the ideal solution.
On the other hand the case for down draught extraction is very convincing.
As soon as an AirBench or down draught system is switched on it works.
So a down draught AirBench provides a stable, predictable, demonstrable and almost operator independent means of providing effective dust and fume extraction by using multiple standard components to build a bench to solve the customer's individual problem, whilst retaining the benefits of predictability and lower cost generated by use of standard components and as noted above, removal of installation, commissioning and ductwork issues.
The use of down draught to blow the two men to safety was unusual and risky, an air support officer said.
Sergeant Lee said: 'It is unusual to use the down draught like this but unfortunately incidents around the river are fairly common.
For safe application within the spirit of the COSHH Regulations, Down Draught technology is the way forward where dust and fume extraction is a key concern.