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crimp

the natural wave of wool fibres

crimp

[krimp]
(engineering)
To cause something to become wavy, crinkled, or warped, such as lumber.
To pinch or press together, especially a tubular or cylindrical shape, in order to seal or unite.
(textiles)
To give curl to synthetic fibers.

crimp

1. To bend or warp.
2. To offset a structural steel member so that it will fit over the flange of another member.
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His crimps are not overdressed and are as sparse as possible The wing of the fly is tied with the crinkly black hair from a dog, but you can also use Arctic fox runner hair or goat hair.
The crimps, by the way, are excellent sea trout flies.
Self-crimp yarns have apparently become conspicuous in the fiber industry [8-12]; however, few researchers have investigated the crimp mechanisms and the effect of fiber-processing parameters on the "crimp potential".
This study presents the results of an investigation on crimp formation that considers several parameters, including: 1) various cross-sectional geometries such as circles and triangles; 2) a combination of various polyester materials, for example, PET (polyethylene terephthalate), CD (Cation Dyeable PET), PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate), and PBT (polybutylene terephthalate), in various ratios; and 3) the fiber-processing parameters (spinning temperature, heat treatment, and so on).
Speaking of crimps, if you reload on a MEC press, and most of us do, there is a super little proprietary accessory Ballistic Products offers.
In addition, Goodyear has introduced a new operator controller option for its Perma-Crimp PC200 2-inch and PC400 4-inch crimpers that is capable of storing crimp and die selections for more than 100 hose specifications, utilizing touch-screen technology for entering data and making crimp adjustments.
The shotshell crimp fulfills so many important tasks that it requires some careful handling.
When the factories introduced the much easier to manufacture six- and eight-fold star crimps, advertising campaigns demonized the roll crimp and the overshot wad.
Ballistic Products has introduced a quality handloading tool that can he used to trim old shotshells with worn-out crimps or to disassemble problem handloads.
New Ratcheting RJ45 Cat5 / Cat6 Connector Crimp Tool
The lambs also have crimp in their mix, with 30pc whole grain barley to allow the feed to run out of the bag.
Cover the completed crimp with marine grade heat shrink tubing.