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thermal barrier

n
(Aeronautics) an obstacle to flight at very high speeds as a result of the heating effect of air friction. Also called: heat barrier
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Noun1.thermal barrier - a limit to high speed flight imposed by aerodynamic heating
limit, bound, boundary - the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
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The complete system includes a battery powered data logger (so that there are no trailing wires), temperature sensors, set-up and analysis software and cables along with a stainless steel robust thermal barrier which must be suitable for the duration of the process.
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A stainless steel robust thermal barrier most be suitable for the duration of the process.
David Jones, automotive marketing manager; John Martin, specialty products marketing manager; Donna Gordin, comptroller; John Hiers, technical director Plant: Hamptonville, NC Process: Needlepunched Brand Names: Lytherm thermal barrier materials; Lypore medical depth filtering media; Lyclad laminated nonwovens; Filtra gas and liquid filtration media Major Markets: Thermal Barriers (intermediate range), Filtration--air, gas and liquid
A Grant Instruments OQ606 data logger, complete with a specially developed thermal barrier, is used with 6 thermocouples placed at strategic points across the product and then passed through the production process.
The Through Process Logger's thermal barrier is manufactured from stainless steel and incorporates ceramic insulation so as to be able to withstand temperatures from -43[degrees] to +325[degrees]C.
Two of the projects are connected with ceramic thermal barrier coatings, where a continuing problem is ensuring that plasma-sprayed coatings have optimised properties.