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heavy-duty

1. Designed to be durable for heavy use or extreme conditions; industrial strength. My pickup has a heavy-duty lining to protect it from all the stuff I load in it. If you're hiking that mountain, you'll need some heavy-duty boots.
2. By extension, very serious; extreme. The media has been devoting some pretty heavy-duty coverage to the trial. He's been in trouble before, but nothing like this. This is heavy-duty. Wow, those are some heavy-duty doughnuts you've got there. They're as big as my head!
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The Burlingame, California, company also said in a separate statement sent to IBT it was working with LG Chem on development of a battery cell that has been optimized for use in the heavy-duty EV space.
MOTC's data show that some 9,051 heavy-duty vehicles or over-3.5-ton trucks and buses, were licensed in 2010, up 47.4% from 2009.
Lines include the unjammable angled-rotor granulators for beside-the-press and granulation room applications to the most progressive heavy-duty units capable of processing over 10,000 lb/hr.
- new technical requirements and procedures for assessing the in-service conformity of heavy-duty engine emission control systems over defined useful life periods appropriate for the vehicle in which the engine is installed; and
In fact, the Duracell ads point out, heavy-duty zinc batteries are vastly inferior to alkalines.
TIAX and Global Insight said the report projects that the new high-efficiency, low-emissions homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) technology will power nearly 40 percent of heavy-duty vehicles by 2020; that 15 to 25 percent of heavy-duty vehicles globally will incorporate either hybrid electric of hydraulic hybrid technology by 2020; and that the demand for self-shifting transmissions technology in heavy-duty vehicles will "increase dramatically" over the next 15 years.
The first phase of the project, which was completed in September 2001, added heavy-duty engine transient testing to the company's existing CTC Test Cell 2.
"We don't feel as comfortable about the data as they apparently do." However, in its 2000 rules for heavy-duty highway engines and the recently released NATA, the EPA concluded that the average lifetime cancer risk from diesel exhaust may fall into the range of 1 in 100,000 to 1 in 1,000, far higher than its goal of 1 in 1 million.
New products added to the system include Oasis 270 Up N' Away Fabric Odor Eliminator; Oasis 302 Heavy-Duty Alkaline Bathroom Cleaner, a daily cleaner for areas with soft to medium water hardness that requires an alkaline cleaner; and two new fragrances in the odor counteractants product line--Oasis 272 Juniper Splash and Oasis 274 Ocean Waves.
EPA said when both of the rules are in effect, heavy-duty trucks and buses will be nearly as clean as alternatively fueled vehicles such as compressed natural gas vehicles.
Topic areas for this funding opportunity include the following: Topic 1: Gaseous Fuels Research and Technology Integration for Medium- and Heavy-duty Vehicles (up to $16.5 million) This topic includes multiple sub-topics, including novel materials for high density gas storage and transport, advanced waste to energy technologies, and technology integration that focus on lowering the cost of and overcoming technical barriers to the use of medium- and heavy-duty natural gas and hydrogen fueled vehicles.
Multifunction, heavy-duty auger granulators for high throughput reclamation of precut sheet guillontined skeleton.
Available in heavy-duty (HD) and extra-heavy-duty (XHD) versions, the balers include new features that "provide additional safety, ease of use and maintenance-friendly access," according to a press release from Marathon.
BOSTON -- Gillette Co.'s Duracell unit has debuted a "heavy-duty" advertising campaign designed to address misconceptions in the battery category.
Features include a heavy-duty infeed chute with ballistics protection, full interior wear liners and a 12-inch diameter shaft.