Diving with the use of scuba equipment to allow freedom and maneuverability.


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PLANT LAYOUT

The location of equipment and facilities in a manufacturing plant.

PLANT

The land, buildings, and equipment used in an industry.

PIPE TRAIN

In the extrusion of plastic pipe, the entire equipment assembly used to fabricate the pipe (such as the extruder, die, cooling bath, haul-off, and cutter).

PILOT MATERIALS

A minimum quantity of special materials, partially finished components, forgings, and castings, identified with specific production equipment and processes and required for the purpose of proofing, tooling.

PHOTOELECTRIC CONTROL

Control of a circuit or piece of equipment by changes in incident light.

PERFORMANCE CHART

Graphical representations showing the abilities of rotating equipment at various operating conditions; for example, the performance curve for a compressor would include rotor speed for various intake and outlet pressures versus gas flow rate adjusted for temperature, density, viscosity, head, and other factors.

PARACRATE

Rigid equipment container for dropping equipment from an airplane by parachute.

PARABOMB

An equipment container with a parachute which is capable of opening automatically after a delayed drop.

ORDNANCE

Militarymateriel,suchascombat weapons of all kinds, with ammunition and equipment for their use, vehicles, and repair tools and machinery.

OIL RECLAIMING

1. A process in which oil is passed through a filter as it comes from equipment and then returned for reuse, in the same manner that crank case oil is cleaned by an engine filter. 2. A method in which solids are removed from oil by treatment in settling tanks.

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