Casting weight

a weight that turns a balance when exactly poised.
- B. Trumbull.

See also: Casting

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Ashley fishes with braid mainline and touch legers, using the meat, which he flavours with 'lamprey liquid' as casting weight.
We definitely see a long-term trend in the marketplace to reduce casting weight by engineering smaller, lighter iron components or by utilizing lighter materials such as aluminum," said MTI president Matthew Fetter.
The casting design also incorporated three mounting feet into the housing, which reduced the net casting weight by 7% and overall cost by 14% compared to purchasing the housing and mounting base plate separately.
The equipment, in conjunction with new modern robot processes, will enable the plant to produce engine blocks with greater precision tolerance, reduced casting weight and improved quality levels.
We believe the bell-shaped hammer has more casting weight in the hitting area.
The large chunk of bread provides the casting weight, so there is no lead on the line.
Spin fishermen can use small, dark bucktails and rubber-tailed jigs, or use flies by putting a casting weight on the line a foot above them.
They are performing capacity studies both domestically and globally to determine if and where their specific casting weight and alloy can be produced in the volumes necessary for the forseeable future.
With the small crabs it will make sense to crimp a small splitshot just above the hook for extra casting weight.
Runner systems are dependent on alloy, casting weight, casting geometry, pour rate etc.