hydraulic press


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hydraulic press

n.
A machine in which a large force is exerted on the larger of two pistons in a pair of hydraulically coupled cylinders by means of a relatively small force applied to the smaller piston.
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hydraulic press

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a press that utilizes liquid pressure to enable a small force applied to a small piston to produce a large force on a larger piston. The small piston moves through a proportionately greater distance than the larger
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Noun1.hydraulic press - press in which a force applied by a piston to a small area is transmitted through water to another piston having a large areahydraulic press - press in which a force applied by a piston to a small area is transmitted through water to another piston having a large area
mechanical press, press - any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
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Translations
Hydraulikpresse
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This we have now been doing for some time, and in order to help us in our operations we erected a hydraulic press. This press, as I have already explained, has got out of order, and we wish your advice upon the subject.
'The only point which I could not quite understand was what use you could make of a hydraulic press in excavating fuller's-earth, which, as I understand, is dug out like gravel from a pit.'
"'We are now,' said he, 'actually within the hydraulic press, and it would be a particularly unpleasant thing for us if anyone were to turn it on.
To the soup succeeded some beefsteaks, compressed by an hydraulic press, as tender and succulent as if brought straight from the kitchen of an English eating-house.
Now unharness the remains of a once cow from the plow, insert them in a hydraulic press, and when you shall have acquired a teaspoon of that pale-blue juice which a German superstition regards as milk, modify the malignity of its strength in a bucket of tepid water and ring up the breakfast.
One fire engine from Shepshed, one fire engine and tactical response vehicle from Loughborough attended the scene at Ashby Road East, Shepshed at 1.30am where there had been a fire located in a void under an hydraulic press. It was believed to have been caused by an accidental ignition of hydraulic oil.
The animatronic head of Arnold Schwarzenegger has been placed in a hydraulic press to remind people they have just over two months left to complain about PPI.
The latest adverts feature Arnie in a hydraulic press, urging people to take action on PPI before it is too late.
If you are the type who likes to avoid burning to death but still finds molten rock intriguing, the Finland-based Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube has got you covered.
A series of videos from YouTube channel 'Hydraulic Press Channel' features a hydraulic press machine in a small hydraulics factory crumpling and pounding valuable objects such as coins, wads of money, and art sculptures.
Winner of a gold medal Innovation Award at the 2015 SITEVI exposition in Montpellier, France, the QC620 continuous-pressing system by Diemme Enologia includes a vibrating sorting device, high-pressure peristaltic pump and horizontal hydraulic press. According to the manufacturer, the machine offers the advantages of a continuous-feed press without the drawback of the grapes getting macerated by moving mechanical parts.