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An industrial truck configured so that all of its load during a normal transporting operation is external to the polygon formed by the points where the wheels contact the surface.



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RADIUS OF ACTION

The maximum distance a ship, aircraft, or vehicle can travel away from its base along a given course with normal combat load and return without refueling, allowing for all safety and operating factors.

FLAMMABLE MATERIALS

A product, material, or substance falls into Division 6 of Class B if it meets either of two conditions;
1) It is spontaneously combustible under normal conditions of use and it emits a flammable gas or
2) it becomes spontaneously combustible on contact with water or water vapour.

ACCELERATED LIFE TEST

Operation of a device, circuit, or system above maximum ratings to produce premature failure; used to estimate normal operating life.

WHARF

The place where ships tie up to unload and load cargo. A wharf typically has front and rear loading docks (aprons), a transit shed, open (unshedded) storage areas, truck bays, and rail tracks.

LOW-LIFT TRUCK

A hand or powered lift truck that raises the load sufficiently to make it mobile.

BRINELLING

Permanent deformation of the bearing surfaces where the rollers (or balls) contact the races. Brinelling results from excessive load or impact on stationary bearings. It is a form of mechanical damage in which metal is displaced or upset without attrition.

BRIDGING CONNECTION

Parallel connection by means of which some of the signal energy in a circuit may be withdrawn frequently, with imperceptible effect on the normal operation of the circuit.

BOILING OUT

The boiling of a highly alkaline water in boiler pressure parts for the removal of oils, greases, etc. prior to normal operation or after major repairs.

OVERRIDE

A manual or automatic action taken to by pass the normal operation of a device or system

ELECTROLYTIC GRINDING

A combined grinding and machining operation in which the abrasive, cathodic grinding wheel is in contact with the anodic workpiece beneath the surface of an electrolyte. Also known as electrochemical grinding.

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