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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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The school runs Sierras to teach rear-wheel skids, Daewoos for front-wheel ooh-er moments and also has options for four-wheel drive - with or without power steering.
However, the Scottish driver was just demonstrating his skills at the opening of the country's only commercial skid pan at the Dunfermline motor racing centre.
Mini skid steer units provide versatility with the addition of multiple attachments.
The potential of the broad appeal of mini skids didn't escape the attention of American equipment manufacturers who quickly jumped into the market.
Among its many strengths, modular manufacturing enables facilities to use equipment from different suppliers, to switch production skids in and out, or to move process equipment within a facility without extensive integration updates and without major schedule impacts.
The Skids - who had a Top 10 hit with Into The Valley in 1979 - are due to release a new album called Burning Cities.
Pivoting pucks within the back jogger turn down to the skids, ensuring the bottom sheets of the pile do not drift out of position because of variation in pallet height.
Decatur, IL, April 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Airfloat is now the exclusive provider of air skids (or “skates”) to Lifting Gear Hire (LGH), the largest provider of lifting and moving equipment for rent.
Here in the UK, 97 per cent of skids are caused by driver error and the other three per cent by mechanical failure such as a puncture.
IsoCool's solution included: five packaged air cooled water chillers (used in addition to the existing chiller plant to provide a combined future cooling capacity of 5MW); a bespoke water recirculation and filtration system comprising plate heat exchanger skid, chiller circulation pump skid, and process and hot water circulation pump skids (all manufactured by IsoCool in Essex), self-cleaning filtration systems, and a system control panel.
The latest PlantPAx system also features an enhanced independent workstation (or network station) that offers companies more flexibility in plant design--especially when integrating best-of-breed skids into multiple plants worldwide.
ALDERLEY FZE, a subsidiary of Alderley, announce that it has successfully secured the company's largest metering order to date having won a contract to provide 22 gas and liquid metering skids for the KOC Telemetry Project in Kuwait.