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  • While shopping the new design around to "a whole mess of quick-disconnect companies," the trio received an intriguing inquiry from Lucent Technologies, the reincarnation of the legendary Bell Labs research center, and at that time still part of AT&T. Lucent wanted to evaluate the Crater Coupler for use as a fiber-optic "wetmate" -- an airtight connector for two fiber-optic cables designed to operate underwater.

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  • He carefully checked the quick-disconnect umbilicals through the docking latch to make sure there was an unbroken flow of gases, liquids, wave-guide energy, and data channels.

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  • As he had done during countless drills, he quickly donned an EAB mask and snapped the quick-disconnect fitting of his air-hose pigtail into the torpedo-room manifold.

    Pressure Point

  • As the last of the six cleared in through the Raven's air lock, Hodak had hit "Emergency," on appropriate switches and the ship-to-station servicing lines went through quick-disconnect.

    The Universe — or Nothing

  • These quick-disconnect B-size (1 inch) and C-size (1-1/8 inch) receptacles expedite installation while maintaining the explosion-proof ratings of instrument housings and explosion-proof enclosures in Class I, Division 2 hazardous areas.

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  • The new system will use "quick-disconnect couplings" allowing container ships to shut down operations and exit the area quickly in the face of a hurricane, Allen said.

    Taipei Times

  • Colonel Wheelock managed initially to open the "quick-disconnect" fitting mechanism on the hose by hitting it with a hammer, but then reported a clearly visible ammonia leak.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • He said that these ammonia quick-disconnect fittings are complicated.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • A quick-disconnect cable connects the accelerometer to the Fluke 810 tester.

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  • During the first spacewalk on August 7, Mr Wheelock was unable to free a quick-disconnect fitting on one of the cooling system's ammonia lines.

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