base plate


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base plate

[′bās ‚plāt]
(design engineering)
The part of a theodolite which carries the lower ends of the three foot screws and attaches the theodolite to the tripod for surveying.
(engineering)
A metal plate that provides support or a foundation.
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As an example, early Sauer-made P-220 or P-230 magazines used the tip of the magazine spring to secure the base plate on the magazine body.
Once adult barnacles of suitable size (5-8 mm base plate diameter) were placed on the coating surfaces, as described in the original method above, a custom-designed immobilization template was applied to each coating panel to secure the barnacles in place during the entire reattachment process (Fig.
The company said it has now fixed the track and replaced broken base plates along the route using foot patrols.
For asphalt applications, the SFP2200A, SFP3000A, SFP4000A and SFA3500 compactors incorporate a water system that distributes a coat of water over the entire base plate to prevent surface sticking.
Large and heavy construction units, which have a mating hole as a complement, can be placed on the base plate by the cone and are subsequently centred automatically.
The plate to be washed out is fixed in the orbital washout unit on a sticky base plate.
The precise fixing of the gun on the base plate and also the horizontal and vertical fixing facility for the air cap guarantee reproducible coating results, as does the fan width adjustment, located on the base plate.
A complete analysis is also performed on the saddle to calculate stresses on bolts, the base plate, web, stiffeners, and wear plate.
For this project, the best solution was to securely attach a base plate to the "back" of the end plate (that is, the plate face without teeth), and then attach the base plate to the test machine.
The unit has base plate construction and Planar magnetics.