interference fit

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interference fit

n
(General Engineering) engineering a match between the size and shape of two parts, such that force is required for assembly as one part is slightly larger than the other
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The family's variety of applications includes press-fitting and machine tool, test stand, production and process monitoring.
The Danish industrial development company VT Holding A/S has completed the sale of its subsidiary Blucher Metal A/S to the German press-fitting systems manufacturer Mapress Holding GmbH.
Blucher Metal manufactures stainless plumbing systems and represents Mapress' press-fitting systems in Denmark and Sweden.