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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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Among various measures, originally research and practical application of a thermal barrier applied to pavement has been advanced to reduce a rise in temperatures from the summer heat.
This problem can be easily addressed with thermal barrier coating for improved performance and emission reduction.
The insulation system is unique among existing polymers in its ability to provide an effective thermal barrier between flowlines and seawater.
In this paper, room-temperature bending/ torsion fatigue fractures in nitrided steel and in nickel-based superalloy with aluminide diffusion and thermal barrier high-temperature coatings, reported on earlier in [6-9], are discussed based on additional microscopic observations of fracture surfaces and 3D topographical data of selected surface regions.
new cooling methods and thermal barrier coatings, and new thermo and aerodynamic computer programs, all of which have made rapid gains in gas turbine and combined-cycle output and efficiency possible during the past 10 years or so.
A blend of increased performance coupled with a period look has led Mike Jordan to specify Zircotec's ThermoHold thermal barrier coating for its Austin A40 historic touring car.
Tim Lockhart, Marketing Manager of Flame Control Coatings stated "60-60A was formulated to be the easiest to use thermal barrier coating on the market.
After an overview and chapters on turbine cooling design and turbomachinery clearance control, coverage includes internal cooling, film cooling, endwall aerodynamics and heat transfer, trailing-edge cooling, blade tip aerodynamics and heat transfer, nickel-based superalloys, thermal barrier coatings, nondestructive evaluation, and erosion, deposition, and their effect on performance.
A COMPARISON of two "roofs," one coated with ordinary paint and another with a nano thermal barrier paint, shows the difference in temperature.
Adhesives are not required to assemble the substrate, allowing use at higher temperatures and avoiding potential thermal barrier or quality control issues.
Flame Control Coatings has announced the launch of Flame Control 60-60A Thermal Barrier coating for Spray Polyurethane Foam.
Data logging specialists Signatrol has launched a new cylindrical Thermal Barrier ideal for use when a logger is required to roll through an oven to check for cool spots.