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bed·plate

 (bĕd′plāt′)
n.
A plate, frame, or platform serving as a base or support for a machine.

bedplate

(ˈbɛdˌpleɪt)
n
(General Engineering) a heavy metal platform or frame to which an engine or machine is attached
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Castings supplied include differential cases, housings, bedplate and covers.
So in the case of the first-named, there are things like the crankshaft, bedplate, and alternator.
The mixer to mill conveyor under the new mixer did not clear the bedplate, which it would have had the mixer not been turned around.
Designed for light to medium-duty applications, Advance vacuum conveyors can also be supplied with a perforated bedplate to accommodate cooling and draining applications.
Reducing the friction between the bedplate and conveyor belt enables the motor to run 20 percent more efficiently.
It was designed solely for shipboard use, and to enhance reliability was in fact two independent machines mounted on a common bedplate.
After cured, the stack was cooled at 5[degrees]C/min to 65[degrees]C, and the laminate panel was released from the bedplate.
With a fully removable bedplate and dust extraction below the bedplate, the needleloom is specially suited for recycled and natural fibers.
The Vortech delivers power savings with fewer rebuilds; the Maximizer[TM] offers longer bedplate life with improved defibering and hydraulic capacity.
Because in a fluid bed drier the air passes through the bedplate at high resistance, it goes through the holes into the chamber very quickly to fluidize the tea particles.
The position of the beater roll is expressed as the number of turns above (+) or below (-) zero setting, which is the point of contact between the roll and the bedplate.
It is a compression-ignition direct injection engine (CIDI) with 16[inches] through-bolts from the cylinder head through the engine block to a unique bedplate rather than conventional short studs for stability.