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.

GRINDING WHEEL

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

TURBINE

A machine that develops rotary power by directing a high-velocity fluid against blades mounted around the rim of a wheel. As a high-velocity fluid passes through a turbine, it pushes against the blades and causes the wheel to turn. The rotation of the wheel turns the axle, which drives the connected machinery.

FLOATING FLOOR

A floor constructed so that the wearing surface is separated from the supporting structure by an insulating layer of mineral wool, resilient quilt, or other material to provide insulation against impact sound.

DEPOSIT GAGE

The general name for instruments used in air pollution studies for determining the amount of material deposited on a given area during a given time.

DIRECT MATERIAL

Any raw or semifinished material which will be incorporated into the product.

CONVEYOR BELT BALANCE

A balance used for weighing unpackaged, loose, continuously transported material on a conveyor belt by weighing the load being moved and measuring the belt speed.

ELECTRIC HYGROMETER

An instrument for indicating by electrical means the humidity of the ambient atmosphere; usually based on the relation between the electric conductance of a film of hygroscopic material and its moisture content.

AIR SEPARATOR

A device that uses an air current to separate a material from another of greater density or particles from others of greater size.

CLEANOUT JET AUGER

An auger equipped with water-jet orifices designed to clean out collected material inside a driven pipe or casing before taking soil samples from strata below the bottom of the casing. Also known as cleanout auger.

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