automatic carriage

automatic carriage

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′kar·ij]
(computer science)
Any mechanism designed to feed continuous paper or plastic forms through a printing or writing device, often using sprockets to engage holes in the paper.
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An automatic carriage then travels along the work, within the booth, spraying penetrant and returns along, after a contact time, spraying water to rinse off excess penetrant, coverage may be inspected at this point if required.

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