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crosshead

[′krȯs‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
A block sliding between guides and containing a wrist pin for the conversion of reciprocating to rotary motion, as in an engine or compressor.
(metallurgy)
A device generally employed in wire coating which is attached to the discharge end of the extruder cylinder; designed to facilitate extruding material at an angle.
(mining engineering)
A runner or guide positioned just above a sinking bucket to restrict excessive swinging.
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Cross-head screws autotarodante autocompresive fixation plates;
A CCD camera captured images at between 2 fps for 1 mm/min cross-head speed and 25 fps for 100 mm/min for the post-processing by DIC.
During the function the cross-head slides, on the cylindrical side faces, covered by low friction material.
By changing the cross-head speed, a sheet can be deformed at a different elongation rate.
Material properties supplied with the code were derived by complementing handbook properties with measured variations of tensile orientations against the rolling direction and variations of cross-head velocities.
5 m), a test frame in 4-column design, maximum load 250 kN, to be with a continuously variable cross-head, a hydraulic unit with 2 linear cylinders, 1 and 1 Torsionszylinder climate chamber, and associated control and software procured.
Of note is the cross-head extruder that serves the weather strip industry.
To investigate the thermal activation of the plastic deformation, experiments have been carried out for two cross-head speeds and two draw temperatures.
Manufactures rugged spring-loaded bayonet thermocouples, which are suited for measuring plastic processing machinery temperatures at the cross-head, barrel and die.
The stress-strain properties were determined at 25[degrees], 50[degrees] and 70[degrees]C according to ASTM D412 (1987) using dumbbell specimens in a universal testing machine (UTM), fitted with a temperature controlled cabinet using a cross-head speed of 500 mm/minute.