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A device for loading objects onto vehicles, consisting of a chain that is hooked on opposite sides of a vehicle, looped under the object, and connected to a power source and that rolls the object onto the vehicle.



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CHAIN DRIVE

A flexible device for power transmission, hoisting, or conveying, consisting of an endless chain whose links mesh with toothed wheels fastened to the driving and driven shafts.

INSULATION FLANGE

An insulating device inserted between metallic flanges, bolts and washers to prevent electrical continuity between pipelines, sections of pipelines, hose strings and loading arms or other equipment.

AUTOMATIC SLIPS

A pneumatic or hydraulic device for setting and removing slips automatically. Also known as power slips.

INERT RETARDER

A braking device built into a railroad track and operating without an external source of power that reduces car speed by means of brake shoes applied to the lower sides of the wheels.

BUNDLING MACHINE

A device that automatically accumulates cans, cartons, or glass containers for semiautomatic or automatic loading or for shipping cartons by assembling the packages into units of predetermined count and pattern which are then machine-wrapped in paper, film paperboard, or corrugated board.

MECHANICAL LOADER

A power machine for loading mineral, coal, or dirt.

ELECTRIC POWER METER

A device that measures electric power consumed, either at an instant, as in a wattmeter, or averaged over a time interval, as in a demand meter. Also known as power meter.

OUTPUT-METER ADAPTER

Device that can be slipped over the plate prong of the output tube 385 output-meter adapter output power of a radio receiver to provide a conventional terminal to which an output meter can be connected during alignment.

LIFTING DEVICE

A device to manually open a pressure relief valve by decreasing the spring loading in order to determine if the valve is in working order.

FIGURE OF MERIT

A performance rating that governs the choice of a device for a particular application; for example, the figure of merit of a magnetic amplifier is the ratio of usable power gain to the control time constant.

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