RTG

Traveling crane used for the movement and positioning of containers in a container field. RTG's may also be used for loading and unloading containers from rail cars.

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ASTERN

A backward movement of a vessel

AIR BREATHER

A device permitting air movement between atmosphere and the component in/ on which it is installed.

BRIDGING

A condition of filter element loading in which contaminant spans the space between adjacent sections of a filter element, thus blocking a portion of the useful filtration.

HARD BEACH

A portion of a beach especially prepared with a hard surface extending into the water, employed for the purpose of loading or unloading directly into landing ships or landing craft

FLUID

A substance readily assuming the shape of the container in which it is placed; e.g. oil, gas, water or mixtures of these. A general classification including liquids and gases.

DRUM

A container with a capacity of 55 U.S. gallons.

POUR POINT

Lowest temperature at which an oil or distillate fuel is observed to flow, when cooled under conditions prescribed by test method ASTM D 97. The pour point is 3°C (5°F) above the temperature at which the oil in a test vessel shows no movement when the container is held horizontally for five seconds.

POUR POINT

Lowest temperature at which an oil or distillate fuel is observed to flow, when cooled under conditions prescribed by test method ASTM D 97. The pour point is 3°C (5°F) above the temperature at which the oil in a test vessel shows no movement when the container is held horizontally for five seconds.

Surface fatigue wear

the formation of surface or subsurface cracks and fatigue crack propagation. It results from cyclic loading of a surface.

BELLOWS

Corrugated cylindrical container which moves as pressures change, or provides a seal during movement of parts.

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