blind hole


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blind hole

[¦blīnd ′hōl]
(design engineering)
A hole which does not pass completely through a workpiece.
(engineering)
A type of borehole that does not have the drilling mud or other circulating medium carry the cuttings to the surface.

blind hole

A hole which is drilled only partway through the thickness of the material.
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In the Polymer80 lower, the bolt catch pin must be inserted into a blind hole.
The most usual methods are: X-ray and neutron diffraction, blind hole, cut ring, cut by section removing layers.
The thread mill can also place threads closer to the bottom of a blind hole, while more room is available for chips to fall away, thus aiding machine uptime by avoiding the entanglement of swarf around the tool.
The MAS features a direct-impingement design in which a puff of gas is delivered from the gas tube into a small blind hole in the bolt carrier.
It's a blind hole so you can't see your tee shot and there are two tree copses either side so people get lost in there.
It should also be noted that mechanical drilling technology has advanced in the area of blind hole drilling.
He added: "Regrettably he got trapped in what local fishermen call a blind hole in the river and he wasn't able to free his feet from the mud.
By contrast, kinematically, conventional square inserts following a helical path cannot create a square corner at the bottom of a blind hole, and can't avoid leaving lap lines in the sidewalls.
The disadvantage is that a small residue of fuel remains in the blind hole after injection and this is blown out again in unburned form.
She managed to pull off the rare feat at a blind hole on top of a steep hill.
It's great in blind hole applications where you can't get to the back to put nut on bolt," said Zimmermann.
For example, with a blind hole, the traditional liquid provides maximum coverage.