convolute


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convolute

[′kän·və‚lüt]
(biology)
Twisted or rolled together, specifically referring to leaves, mollusk shells, and renal tubules.
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Light-deburring wheels--medium-density, fine-grit convolute wheels for highly polished finishes.
Because these difficulties, generally, the importance of this worm disapierred, and, for this reasons it is established that it is named convolute worm zero.
General design of convolute shapes is dictated by the requirements for flexibility, bellows stiffness, diameters, extension and collapse limits.
Peterson: An alternative to the spiral-wound composite package is a single-wrapped convolute container such as Sealright's Ultrakan[R] and Vektor[TM] canisters.
For taller convolutes, it may be recommended to consider the flat tip convolute design to afford greater ease in forming the convolute tip without loss in convolute performance.
Why you should care: FlexSeal 2520 features an integral hook and loop closure along its edges that eliminates the labor intensive process of taping the convolute after the wire harness has been inserted.