snap ring


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snap ring

n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering another name for karabiner
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap ring - an oblong metal ring with a spring clipsnap ring - an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
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If the snap ring is not completely seated, it will come out allowing the piston pin to contact the cylinder wall which can damage the engine.
The proven UltraCon[TM] 100 and 125 broadheads are immediately recognizable (thinkoriginal Savora Contender), with blades locked at the chisel point, at the center snap ring, and at the rear collar.
The snap ring fits into a groove on the lower end of the sink flange.
A failed snap ring allowed the rudder-pedal interconnecting rod to slide out of its attachment, which caused the rudder pedal to fail.
An ancient 1100 came in to my shop with a metal snap ring gas seal on the magazine tube.
The recall is to replace a snap ring bracket within the steering mechanism that could become detached due to violent impact with a large pot hole or obstacle.
Can be easily removed through insertion of standard snap ring pliers with .
A removable stainless steel cage connects to the sensor with a snap ring, enabling users to save on sensor replacement costs.
BEAULIEU: Torque converter components, drivetrain yokes, steering rack tooth profiles, sector shaft gear tooth profiles, and snap ring grooves on drivetrain components.
The new design features a snap ring over the end cap that, when removed, allows the heater to be removed without disturbing the tip, end cap, or nozzle thread.
Coining--Existing material is formed inward or outward into a groove to replace a retaining feature, such as a snap ring.
Pulling back the de-coupling sleeve opens the snap ring of the mating mechanism, allowing for quick de-mating with a force of 30 N.