retighten

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retighten

(ˌriːˈtaɪtən)
vb (tr)
to tighten again
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But the rifle still threw fliers, and the problem was eventually traced to the magazine box: The stock shrank just enough that retightening the action screws jammed the box against the bottom of the action.
The valves are easy to seal and inspect and never need retightening or adjustment.
ASEPCO Weirless Radial diaphragm valves from Watson-Marlow are easy to seal, inspect and never need retightening or adjustment.
If retightening the bolts every now and then seems like too much bother, you can take the piece apart and strengthen it with epoxy.
The nut should be tightened in three stages, with loosening and retightening between each torqueing.
Tenders are invited for Rate Contract For Loosening And Retightening Of Turbine Casing Cap Nuts And Casing Ovality Check With Induction Heating Equipment For Any Type Of Machine Starting From 60 Mw To 525 Mw Rating At Bhel-Pser.
A 2013 upgrade of these clutches to include a tool-less torque setting process might appear as a subtle improvement, but in the older style system a change in torque required simple loosening of two set screws with an alien wrench, a twist of an adjusting collar, and retightening of the set screws.
If the components require special tools for retightening, etc.
Slightly loosening and retightening the central nut is the usual way to adjust the mirror's rotation.
No welding of the structure is required as it is held together by tension controlled bolts, which do not need any retightening after installation.
He can squirt a few drops of high-strength sealing compound on the coupler's threads before retightening.
Such arrangements make it ever less likely that retightening sanctions against Cuba would result in a major disruption of the Cuban economy and the end of the Castro regime.