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bimetallic strip

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(General Physics) a strip consisting of two metals of different coefficients of expansion welded together so that it buckles on heating: used in thermostats, etc
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Noun1.bimetallic strip - a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
thermoregulator, thermostat - a regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
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Samuel Taylor, a specialist manufacturer of bimetallic strips, reports it has improved the reliability of its production line by retrofitting two applications with ABB variable speed drives (VSDs).
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The bimetallic strips in home thermostats, and the caged ball bearings in smooth-running machines around the world, are direct descendants of innovations Harrison made in his chronometers.