A disk of compressible material used between a grinding wheel and its flanges to avoid concentrated stress.



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CUTOFF WHEEL

A thin wheel impregnated with an abrasive used for severing or cutting slots in a material or part.

LOADED WHEEL

A grinding wheel that is dull as a result of becoming filled with particles from the material being ground.

GRINDING WHEEL

A wheel or disk having an abrasive material such as alumina or silicon carbide bonded to the surface.

HYDRAULIC EJECTOR

A pipe for removing excavated material from a pneumatic caisson.

COMPOSITION DIAGRAM

Graphical plots to show the solvent-solute concentration relationships during various stages of extraction operations (leaching, or solid-liquid extraction; composite material See composite.

INTRINSIC-BARRIER DIODE

A pin diode, in which a thin region of intrinsic material separates the p-type region and the n-type region.

SPALLING

The breaking off of the surface refractory material as a result of internal stresses.

BUFFING

The smoothing and brightening of a surface by an abrasive compound pressed against it by a soft wheel or belt.

CLOTH WHEEL

A polishing wheel made of sections of cloth glued or sewn together.

DRIVING WHEEL

A wheel that supplies driving power.

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