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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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FIGURE 1 shows over-crimping where the depth of indentation is causing the crimp bucket to crack.
If there's one thing I'm sure of regarding handloads for revolvers or autos, is there must be some sort of crimp applied.
Generally speaking, roll crimp goes on revolver rounds, and taper goes on pistol, but taper is so versatile it can work on both.
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 new Datamate Trio-Tek open barrel crimp system features a triangular contact that is easily processed by high speed automated equipment for medium and high volume applications, yet it meets the shock, vibration and temperature specifications as shown in the table.
Generally, the formation of crimps in a skein is more difficult for a curved interface than a straight interface.
Configured as a diameter encoder, the RGH24 performs continuous crimp diameter monitoring as the stent is compressed around the folded balloon.
The hose fits on the nipple and the socket crimps outer face prior to testing, an exercise Aeroquip repeats until the assembly seals.
With an anticipated life cycle of more than 50,000 crimps, this tool can accelerate wire installations and repairs.
Whether you utilize folded or rolled crimps, the crimped portion of a plastic shotshell finally needs a bit of periodic restoration.
If your cases vary too much, you get inconsistent crimps with a roll-crimp die.