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BACKUP RING [1 record]

Record 1 2007-12-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Joining Elements (Mechanical Components)
  • Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance
OBS

Backup rings are used in conjunction with seals subjected to high pressure. They prevent high pressures from pinching the seal between moving parts and the stationary parts, such as a piston and cylinder wall. They give additional strength to the seal.

OBS

back-up ring: term officially approved by the Aeronautical Terminology Standardization Committee (ATSC) - Helicopters.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments d'assemblage (Composants mécaniques)
  • Aérotechnique et maintenance
OBS

bague d'appui : terme uniformisé par les Comités d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Hélicoptères et Maintenance.

Spanish

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