discharge tube


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discharge tube

n.
A closed insulating vessel containing a gas at low pressure through which an electric current flows when sufficient voltage is applied to its electrodes.

discharge tube

n
(Electrical Engineering) electronics an electrical device in which current flow is by electrons and ions in an ionized gas, as in a fluorescent light or neon tube
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Accessories such as an easily assembled drying tube, a filter or a flexible discharge tube enable a broad range of dispensing options.
The Pxxx0MEL 5kA Series and Pxxx0FNL 3kA Series SIDACtor protection thyristors offer on-state voltage values that are much lower than the arc voltage of a traditional gas discharge tube.
Such a change is typically caused by material buildup on the screw or in the discharge tube or by a blockage in the hopper that prevents consistent material supply to the screw.
Inspection revealed the accelerator pump discharge tube detached from the boss and had become lodged between the throttle plate and the carburetor throat, inhibiting throttle movement.
If you have a double sink, the best way to plumb a disposal is to run its discharge tube directly to a tee below the opposite sink.
The threshed wheat was carried up into an inverted Y-shaped discharge tube.
Then the integrated ballast was removed from the lamp system to study only the characteristics of the discharge tube.
Usually the discharge region is surrounded by water coolant jacket to remove the waste energy from the gases mixture inside the discharge tube.
The system uses a combination of solid state electronics and a gas filled discharge tube to protect from surges up to 20kA with low line resistance and negligible voltage drop to the spurs.
Making this announcement on Friday, the company said that the new 600-inch screen replaced the previous electric discharge tube screen installed 10 years ago.
This utilizes all of the kinetic energy transferred from the blades of the deck to the grass clippings to help propel the clippings up the discharge tube and into the bagger.
If the flapper warps, it won't sit properly on the discharge tube, allowing water to drip, or gush, through.