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*  Slippery rail - Wikipedia
Locomotives and Multiple units are fitted with sanders which apply a fine layer of dry sand on the railhead. This assists ... resulting in a failure of signalling equipment to detect the presence of the train. Where the problem is severe, Track Circuit ... Blasting is usually carried out with water jets, often in combination with mechanical scrubbing apparatus. The coating method ... Modern locomotives and multiple units are equipped with Wheel slide protection to counter slippery rail conditions. Locked ...
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*  Sump pump - Wikipedia
As mechanical float switches can wear out, they should be periodically tested by actuating them manually to assure that they ... If the backup sump system is rarely used, a component failure may not be noticed, and the system may fail when needed. Some ... Redundancy in the system (multiple/secondary pumps) can help to avoid problems when maintenance and repairs are needed on the ... Typical recommendations suggest examining equipment every year. Pumps running frequently due to higher water table, water ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sump_pump
*  Earth leakage circuit breaker - Wikipedia
With any mechanical device, failures occur, and ELCBs should ideally be tested periodically to ensure they still work. If ... This may occur due to older equipment, or equipment with heating elements, or even wiring in buildings in the tropics where ... If there is a 30 mA protective device in use and there is a 10 mA burden from various sources then the unit will trip at 20 mA ... This was more a problem in past installations where multiple circuits were protected by a single ELCB. Heating elements of the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_leakage_circuit_breaker
*  CSB to Conduct Full Investigation of Valero McKee Refinery Fire, Field Team Returns to Washington to Analyze Evidence -...
The exact mechanical failure that led to the propane release remains to be identified,' Mr. Lay said. 'Further modeling and ... CSB investigations look into all aspects of chemical accidents, including physical causes such as equipment failure as well as ... The team has interviewed numerous witnesses and made multiple entries into the area where the fire originated. Today, the ... which uses high-pressure propane to extract refinable substances from crude unit residues. ...
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*  SNCF Class X 72500 - Wikipedia
The SNCF Class X 72500 diesel multiple units were built by Alstom between 1997 and 2002. They operate longer distance TER and ... The overall management of the equipment is insured by an onboard computer system. Failures can be quickly diagnosed by it. ... The braking system is provided by mechanical disc brakes coupled to a hydrodynamic engine brake. The driving position, TGV type ... The X 72500 units come in two types: 90 two car sets (both vehicles powered ) 15 three car sets (containing an intermediate ...
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*  Electro-pneumatic brake system on British railway trains - Wikipedia
... and a jumper cable was provided at each end of every unit for use when two or more units were coupled to run in multiple. In ... This was only done in case of failure or emergency. The Westinghouse system uses air reservoirs on each vehicle and compressed ... This process causes a mechanical linkage to press the brake blocks against the wheels. The release of compressed air into the ... The trains had Westinghouse brake equipment and had an electric control system, activating the compressed air brakes on each ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electro-pneumatic_brake_system_on_British_railway_trains
*  Cisco SFS 7000P and SFS 7000D InfiniBand Server Switches Hardware Installation Guide, Release 2.9.0 - Preparing to Install ...
... including premature aging and failure of chips and failure of mechanical devices. Extreme temperature fluctuations can cause ... However, when mounting a switch in a rack with other equipment, or when placing it on the floor near other equipment, ensure ... Do not place the chassis within a closed-in wall unit or on top of cloth, which can act as insulation. Do not place it where it ... Multiple switches can be rack-mounted with little or no clearance above and below the chassis. ...
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*  Ethanol Producer Magazine - The Latest News and Data About Ethanol Production
Examining the state of affairs with repairs for three critical pieces of equipment in the back end of the ethanol process -- ... Most plants run multiple units and keep a spare on hand so one centrifuge can be taken down and switched out while the plant is ... "Nobody knows the equipment as well as the OEM," he says. Going with other shops may save money on the initial repair, he admits ... "A big thing with us is making sure that regardless of the part size or cost, if somebody does have a failure, a quality repair ...
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*  Watercress Line - Wikipedia
Almost all of the locomotives and multiple units are fitted with it, apart from a couple of steam locomotives. Train Protection ... Most incidents are confined to mechanical failure of railway systems. On 26 July 2010, a fire broke out in the newly ... It provides a hands-on signalling experience for visitors together with space for an exhibition of Strowger telephone equipment ... multiple unit. The Watercress Line has four stations on the site of former British Rail stations. All feature a passing loop, ...
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*  Patent US6010608 - Apparatus and method for performing microfluidic manipulations for chemical ... - Google Patents
Such a voltage controller can be implemented using multiple voltage dividers and multiple relays to obtain the selectable ... Non-mechanical valves for fluidic systems. US6787015 *. Jul 20, 2001. Sep 7, 2004. Aclara Biosciences, Inc.. Methods for ... An important measure of the utility of a separation system is the number of plates generated per unit time, as given by the ... Unfortunately due to their complexity, large size and great cost, such equipment, is limited in its application to a small ...
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*  Fluid Level Sensors - More Than Just an On/Off Signal | Sensors Magazine
A mechanical float level sensor can suffer failure due to contaminants restricting the movement of the magnet containing float ... An example is the bulk detergent level sensing feature found in modern laundry equipment. While not required for a dishwasher ... and the other float moves between two reed switches to give multiple level readings. ... frequently used these sensors to signal an overfill condition to prevent excessive water usage and flooding outside the unit. ...
  https://www.sensorsmag.com/components/fluid-level-sensors-more-than-just-off-signal
*  Rhaetian Railway ABe 4/4 (core network) - Wikipedia
From 1968, they could also be operated in pairs, using their newly installed multiple-unit train controls. The last phase of ... Secondly, there were so many technical failures, most of them due to the extremely lightweight construction, that the railcars ... and their electrical equipment by Brown, Boveri & Cie and Maschinenfabrik Oerlikon (MFO). The four ABe 4/4 vehicles were ... Their mechanical components were manufactured by Schweizerische Wagons- und Aufzügefabrik AG Schlieren-Zürich (SWS), ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhaetian_Railway_ABe_4/4_(core_network)
*  Residential Inclined Platform Lifts for Smooth Transport over Stairs
Patient Mechanical Lift Handling Equipment Market Analysis and Forecast, 2014-2022 January 17, 2018. Prity ... Savaria Omega Inclined Platform Lift - This unit is suitable for stairs with landings, directional changes, multiple levels, or ... Battery powered/charging stations to ensure operation during a power failure. *Manual lowering device ... At a leading accessibility equipment company in New York, customers can choose from various models of high quality Savaria and ...
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*  PureVolume™ | We're Listening To You
Besides, mechanical failure may be possible caused by vibration. Vibration can break the platinum wire.. Great things about ... Do not decide on a gas detector when unit cost of one unit is almost same with sensor's price.. 8. Select only detectors that ... 2. Select multiple or single types. Some gas detectors may also detect other gases rather than only combustible gases, for ... Harbin East Alarm Equipment Development Co., Ltd.. No.119, Fushui Road, Nangang District, Harbin, China (Head office address). ...
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*  Fatal Injuries in Offshore Oil and Gas Operations - United States, 2003-2010
Mechanical failures and bad weather were identified as the most common factors in helicopter crashes related to offshore oil ... Where appropriate, engine and vibration monitoring equipment should be installed to detect incipient failure. ... Multiple data sources are used to collect information on each fatality. A fatal injury is considered work-related if the event ... mobile offshore drilling units, and drillships. A Poisson regression model was used to measure trends. ...
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*  Glossary of Data Recovery Terms by ACE Data Recovery
Mechanical latencies are the main hindrance to higher performance in hard drives. The time delays of mechanical latencies are ... MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure). A measure of reliability. The MTBF is the number of failures divided by the number of hours ... Typical units are bits per second (BPS), or bytes per second. Hard drives have an increasing range of disk transfer rates from ... Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). In the case of the hard drive and data recovery industries, OEM customers are companies ...
  https://www.datarecovery.net/glossary.aspx
*  Chemical Processing August 2018
Shell Fires Up Fourth Gulf Coast Alpha Olefins Unit. Shell start production at its new alpha olefins unit at the Geismar,…. ... Recent tube failure should spur addressing several issues. *02 Political Turmoil Muddies Regulatory Moves Changes in Congress ... E-Learning Course Focuses On Mechanical Integrity. EEMUA launches new course aimed at helping organizations maintain the…. ... Processing Equipment: Cure A Hiccupping Column. Dealing with trapped intermediate components is crucial ...
  https://www.chemicalprocessing.com/issues/2018/august-2018/
*  Raytheon Company Systems Engineer in Waltham, MA
... and configurable logic using multiple test equipment variety platforms. integration and test activities occur ... Understanding of physical, mechanical, electrical, and logical interfaces between components, units under test (UUTs) and test ... and configurable logic using multiple test equipment on a variety of platforms. Integration and test activities occur in a ... Knowledge in component & system level testing, troubleshooting, failure analysis, root cause & corrective action processes ...
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*  Trends in Quality of Anesthesia Care Associated with Changing Staffing Patterns, Productivity, and Concurrency of Case...
1). An example of a critical incident would be failure to resume mechanical ventilation for a brief period after ... and postanesthesia care unit and intensive care unit nurses. We believe that our CQI program is designed around the fundamental ... Our human error rate of 47 per 10,000 anesthetics is similar to the 45 per 10,000 rate of human error and equipment problems ... Any adverse event may have a single adverse outcome, multiple outcomes, or no adverse outcome (i.e. , a critical incident). ...
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*  Automotive market to benefit from Industry 4.0
Designing to mitigate potential failures caused by thermal stress is vital and contributes towards high reliability units on ... it has become reality and has added challenging mechanical constraints to the unit's design parameters. ... This, in turn, means the power source for the infotainment equipment must be installed within the seat, placing high demand on ... For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article:. Add your comments. Name. ...
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*  Saab JAS 39 Gripen - Wikipedia
Equipment and armamentsEdit. The Gripen is compatible with a number of different armaments, beyond the aircraft's single 27 mm ... It can guide several beyond visual range air-to-air missiles to multiple targets simultaneously.[119] Saab stated the PS-05/A ... A triplex, digital fly-by-wire system is employed on the Gripen's flight controls,[98] with a mechanical backup for the ... There was public speculation that failures to address technical problems exposed in the first crash had directly contributed to ...
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*  SECR C class - Wikipedia
31461 was hauling an empty stock train that was in collision with an electric multiple unit at Maze Hill, London after the ... The last twelve locomotives were fitted with steam carriage heating equipment to enable them to be used to haul and prepare ... These new locomotives were designed by Harry Wainwright, the new Chief Mechanical Engineer of the railway, and formed the first ... the signalman at Tonbridge East signal box was also censured for failure to give the driver adequate warning that although the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SECR_C_class
*  British Rail Class 142 - Wikipedia
The British Rail Class 142 is a class of Pacer diesel multiple-unit passenger trains used in the United Kingdom. 96 units were ... A cardan shaft failure led to an incident at Durham on 10 April 2011, injuring a member of the public with a piece of ballast ... The detachment of the engine caused extensive damage to underfloor equipment, severing control wires and damaging the braking ... Fox 1987, p. 41 Pritchard & Fox 2009, p. 15 "Mechanical and Electrical Coupling Index". Rail Safety and Standards Board. ...
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*  Blade server - Wikipedia
Converting this current requires one or more power supply units (or PSUs). To ensure that the failure of one power source does ... including units targeted specifically towards blade servers (such as the BladeUPS). During operation, electrical and mechanical ... This single power source may come as a power supply in the enclosure or as a dedicated separate PSU supplying DC to multiple ... tall-defines the minimum possible size of any equipment. The principal benefit and justification of blade computing relates to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blade_server
*  Operators | Engineering | B&GA | Chromalloy
Failure Analysis and Metallurgical Characterization of Alloys and Coatings. Equipment includes:. • Scanning Electron ... real-time) services available at other Chromalloy Units. Staff of Lab Technicians and Mechanical Design Engineers on-site for ... bullet; Multiple Methods of Excitation Including Shaker, Impact Hammer and Acoustic. Staff of Lab Technicians and Structural ... Equipment includes:. • Large Shaker capable of 6,000 lbs. at 3,000 Hz. • Small Shaker capable of 3,000 lbs. at ...
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