crosshead


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crosshead

[′krȯs‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
A block sliding between guides and containing a wrist pin for the conversion of reciprocating to rotary motion, as in an engine or compressor.
(metallurgy)
A device generally employed in wire coating which is attached to the discharge end of the extruder cylinder; designed to facilitate extruding material at an angle.
(mining engineering)
A runner or guide positioned just above a sinking bucket to restrict excessive swinging.
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Hence, characteristics for the extension at break and toughness bear more variation with the change of crosshead speed than those for UTS.
The typical load-extension curves for compact tension specimens at different crosshead rates are presented in Fig.
However, when the same resin (Exact(R) 3128) was run through the Maillefer crosshead die attached to the same rheometer at the same conditions, we obtained completely different results.
Samples were taken from the die at the crosshead screw extruder for period of 15 seconds after aluminum tracers were fed to the hopper.
A customer challenged the company with an application that required precise placement and bonding of preformed emitters within the extruded tubing without melting them in the crosshead.
We now consider a linear viscoelastic fluid in the combined system of oscillating Kneader screw and crosshead screw extruder with a die at the end of the crosshead screw extruder.
A hinged split clamp (mounted to the extruder frame) easily opens with one-bolt operation for quick crosshead changes.
The wall thickness values are shown at eight points and allow the operator to center the crosshead.
Zumbrunnen's Smart Blending device is fed two melt streams from two short extruders via opposing crosshead dies.
The basis of the system is an optimized crosshead which is said to allow an extremely precise adjustment of the inner tool (mandrel tip) until the tool is perfectly centered.