blind hole


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blind hole

[¦blīnd ′hōl]
(design engineering)
A hole which does not pass completely through a workpiece.
(engineering)
A type of borehole that does not have the drilling mud or other circulating medium carry the cuttings to the surface.

blind hole

A hole which is drilled only partway through the thickness of the material.
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Contract awarded for Delivery of materials, freight, labor for the construction of sanitary units with two toilets, one shower, two sinks, a septic tank, an inspection camera and a blind hole.
The thread mill can also place threads closer to the bottom of a blind hole, while more room is available for chips to fall away, thus aiding machine uptime by avoiding the entanglement of swarf around the tool.
The MAS features a direct-impingement design in which a puff of gas is delivered from the gas tube into a small blind hole in the bolt carrier.
It's a blind hole so you can't see your tee shot and there are two tree copses either side so people get lost in there.
It should also be noted that mechanical drilling technology has advanced in the area of blind hole drilling.
Mgr Carr explained: "Regrettably, he got trapped in what local fishermen call a blind hole and he wasn't able to free his feet from the mud.
By contrast, kinematically, conventional square inserts following a helical path cannot create a square corner at the bottom of a blind hole, and can't avoid leaving lap lines in the sidewalls.
She managed to pull off the rare feat at a blind hole on top of a steep hill.
For example, with a blind hole, the traditional liquid provides maximum coverage.
Contract awarded for Sanitary units with two toilets, one shower, two sinks, a septic tank, an inspection camera and a blind hole, the basis for storage tank water 600 gallons.
In Eklund's design, gas is tapped off through a port in the barrel, directed down a gas tube on top of the barrel and fed directly into a blind hole in the bolt carrier.
He added: "Regrettably he got trapped in what local fishermen call a blind hole in the river and he wasn't able to free his feet from the mud.