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surface plate

n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for faceplate2
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The thin space between these two surfaces is carefully measured for thickness and a flat, metal surface plate is interfaced between these parts and bonded in.
In the real world, we simulate a primary datum plane such as A, the bottom of the PCB under consideration, by placing the PCB's bottom surface on a surface plate. The three points of the PCB that make contact with the surface plate define the simulated datum plane A.
"These are two powerful, independent pieces of evidence that the Hawaiian-Emperor bend is an indication of a deep mantle process, rather than a surface plate motion."
"For instance, in the past, companies have willingly paid to have calibration engineers travel from areas in the south to perform calibrations on instruments such as optical projectors, surface plate calibration and refurbishment or instrumentation panels containing pressure and or temperature indicators.
If you want to measure the movement, this can be done by setting up a dial test indicator on a granite surface plate perpendicular to the movement you want to measure (see photo).
The T-Sensation[R] is a batch reactor that incorporates a scrape surface plate heat exchanger.
The computation program, which is based on the analytical expressions of the flat surface contact between a linear elastic plate and an elastic foundation (Vlasov & Leontiev, 1966), the flat surface plate being loaded with a concentrated force applied eccentrically and with a loads uniformly distributed, leads to the displacements of the points from any position within the contact area, by resolving the differential equations which describe the phenomenon of the two bodies' deformation (Dinu,1998).
As Hannah notes, "With this new fixture, we were able to set the products up on our manual grinder and a surface plate. Using our video system, the operator could observe each needle being ground and achieve the correct point on the first cycle, every time.
There were five CMMS, including an ultra-precision measurement system and a gantry for measuring large components; a vision and multi-sensor measurement system; a portable arm measuring device; the usual surface plate stuff; and a unique arm-type CMM that can be used on a surface plate or right on a CNC machine bed.
The drive unit can be rotated as well as moved longitudinally; and the PS1 can measure upside down, mounted on a surface plate or measuring stand, or perpendicular to the contact surface with an optional end face vee-block.
faecalis resulting from storage in water kept in brass and earthern vessels, with particular reference to the effects of (i) different ROS-neutralizing treatments, and (ii) the presence of selective agents in the growth medium on surface plate counts.

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