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Skid

On a ship, a plank of timber set parallel to other planks in order to support weight.
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8220;We are pleased to be LGH's sole provider of air skids,” says Gary Mollohan, marketing manager for Align Production Systems, the maker of Airfloat air-film equipment.
Most skids are caused by excessive driver behaviour such as coarse steering, harsh braking or acceleration, or going too fast for the circumstances," said Bill, an off-road and skid instructor at Knockhill Racing Circuit, Fife, for the past 15 years.
The scope of supply for Alderley includes 10 Gas ultrasonic metering skids, 1 Gas coriolis metering skid, 2 liquid ultrasonic metering skids and 4 liquid coriolis metering skids for use by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
Shock isolator skids do not adequately support a stack of two or more assemblies.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Twenty-two years on Skid Row cost David R.
A skid can be caused even at such low speeds just by harsh acceleration, especially in wet weather.
The main purpose of this unit is to store empty skids and dispense them as needed to the skid conveyor.
Mid-size skids come with 110-130 mm extruders of 42-46:1 L/D.
The project utilizes Clean-In-Place (CIP) and blending skids, process piping from the skid to the fill equipment, Entegris' new fluoropolymer transfer panel, along with qualification, validation and commissioning services.
235 crore order for oil & gas process skids for Petrobras, a multinational Fortune 500 Oil & Gas corporation based out of Brazil.
Summary: Seven skids ordered, with options to purchase three more .
If you build or repair wooden boxes, crates, pallets, skids, dunnage or other wood packing used for shipping, make sure your wood packing materials are cut from heated-treated (HT) lumber.