alignment pin

alignment pin

[ə′līn·mənt ‚pin]
(design engineering)
Pin in the center of the base of an octal, loctal, or other tube having a single vertical projecting rib that aids in correctly inserting the tube in its socket.
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All M224s can use the new two-piece configuration, but only old mortar cannon tubes with an alignment pin in the firing pin well can use the old three-piece configuration.
A mold alignment pin safety engagement feature is said to protect expensive molds from damage due to misaligned mold halves.
The EL Series Patch Cords are made from nickel plated brass, while its optical alignment pin is made of gold-plated stainless steel capable of 10,000 cycle performance without any signal degradation.
A mold alignment pin safety engagement feature protects expensive molds from damage due to misaligned mold halves.
Precision alignment pin allow it to be returned to its exact op erating position without requiring readjustment.
Subtle design changes like part alignment pins, textured surfaces and contrasting colors often enable more robust assembly and inspection strategies," said one industry source.
The insertion of the final alignment pins on the bridge's arch was accompanied by the firing of guns and the flying of flags.
Alignment pins are used to stack the factory-built sections rapidly, and centrifugal inline blowers provide quieter, higher-pressure airflow.
However, the team developed a much less expensive way to assemble tissues using masks made from sheets of plastic, similar to overhead transparencies, held in place with alignment pins.
The hardware includes backers, integrated alignment pins, and mounting screws.
The 30mm Lapping Tool Kit includes two steel alignment pins to check ring alignment and a solid steel lapping bar.
The shelf has a perforated hole pattern and adjustable alignment pins that ensure quick and accurate repositioning after service.