Guide block

(Steam Engine) a block attached in to the crosshead to work in contact with the guide bar.

See also: Guide

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The core of the MS22-6L's Swiss turning unit is a centered guide block on which six long turning sleeves are moving.
When there is a pose error, the end effector also should capture the ORU reliably, so a guide block is designed with an arc surface to obtain a tolerance larger than 10 mm as shown in Figure 8.
SMIT will exhibit a loom for high quality shirting fabrics, which is an evolution of the series characterized by absence of guide block, flying ribbon technology and optimized warp shed studied to reduce yarn breakages or defects.
In one incident, a drill guide BLOCK was left inside the patient's body.
Collated rivets with washers and a specially-designed steel guide block assure that each trigger pull contributes to a consistent splice.
The depth from skin to the lesion (Figure 6) is added to the 2-cm depth of the guide block (Figure 7) for the total sum of needle-depth insertion.
Most critical of these measurements is verification of the wafer-face to guide block dimensions (FIGURE 7).
In June 2008 the British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) approved a new policy to publish in the BC Transfer Guide block transfer agreements (BTAs) between BC Transfer System member institutions and private post-secondary institutions accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA).
Combined Researches on Mechanical Behavior of Guide Block, 22nd DANUBIA-ADRIA Symposium on Experimental Methods in Solid Mechanics, Extended Abstracts, September 28-October 1, Monticelli Terme, Parma, Italia
It incorporates a unique Powl-SwivlO piston rod connection and guide block to provide wear resistance and efficiency by minimizing radial loading.
The fabrication is a guide block to constrain low velocity/low toad sliding motion, and it was welded from rectangular bar stock, subsequently milled, drilled and tapped.