O-ring


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O-ring

(ō′rĭng′)
n.
A flat ring made of rubber or plastic, used as a gasket.

O-ring

n
(General Engineering) a rubber ring used in machinery as a seal against oil, air, etc

O-ring

(ˈoʊˌrɪŋ)

n.
a ring of pliable material, as rubber or neoprene, used as a gasket.
[1945–50]
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The next day, in a closed hearing the transcripts of which recently became public, NASA officials began to discuss their knowledge of the history of O-ring problems.
Central has worked with us to give building owners the flexibility they need to determine the best course of action for replacing their Central O-ring sprinklers.
The first factor is the inside diameter of the o-ring itself.
To perform this work, a specialty plug is temporarily installed in the Independence Trail pipeline to isolate the flex joint from the pipeline while the o-ring is being replaced.
The swivelling O-ring feature serves as the anchorage connection point, allowing for an easy hook up.
Without the O-ring in place, feed (source) water bypasses the RO element cartridges.
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To perform BDORT, the person being examined forms an O-ring - a "fairly perfect circle" - by touching the tip of the thumb to the tip of one finger on the same hand.
This usually means the rubber O-ring needs to be replaced.
The secure o-ring groove eliminates any type of leakage from the water chamber.
Meusburger has launched a range of O-ring counterbores that it says are especially designed for use in mould and tool making.
After a 1999 emergency landing in Ohio by an A320 that had not had the O-ring fix, the FAA issued an airworthiness directive giving American Airlines 12 months to comply with Airbus' recommendation.