critical assembly


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critical assembly

[′krid·ə·kəl ə′sem·blē]
(nucleonics)
An assembly of sufficient fissionable and moderator material to sustain a fission chain reaction at a low power level.
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The automaker, having had experience with Heller in Germany, agreed Heller would be a good partner for designing the machining systems for the carriers and axle parts while the supplier concentrated on the critical assembly process and car testing.
As in the molding area, all critical assembly steps are fully automated.
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