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dampener

[′dam·pə·nər]
(engineering)
A device for damping spring oscillations after abrupt removal or application of a load.
(graphic arts)
In offset printing, one of the rollers that transfers water to the nonprinting areas of the total surface that is printed.
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The dampener is an internally charged hydraulic assembly that mounts to the main rotor assembly of the Chinook helicopter.
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And GRI also makes ShockFin, ShockFin Piranha, Cable Critters, and various other vibration dampeners for accessories.
The team strategized to figure out the best location for the dampeners which was both close to the work but out of the way, keeping both production and safety in mind.
It is probably more technically correct to call it a harmonic dampener and they're normally seen on benchrest rifles and some of the highly tricked out .
SENTRY[R] Pulsation Dampeners remove virtually all system shock, enhancing all-around performance and reliability of fluid flow in process flow applications.
Because these nanotube foams are lightweight, pliable, and elastic, Kane says, they could be ideal as sound dampeners or shock absorbers.
Tapflo dampeners are highly suitable for all types of media, but especially on products that are shear sensitive or where production requires a particularly smooth flow such as in chocolate manufacturing using jacketed polished stainless steel units.
Vibration signatures observed on pumps mounted to pro-cast base plate and foundation units indicate that these units act like vibration dampeners for rotating equipment.
Peter Marcotullio, SRI's director of business development, says that electroactive polymers can replace the dozens of conventional valves, motors, pumps and dampeners on cars at the same cost and at a Fraction of the weight.
Magnets hold the fixed-pin guard in the open or closed position, while rubber dampeners ensure the operation will be completely quiet in the field.
April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Blacoh Fluid Control is proud to introduce the Armor-Damp series of pulsation dampeners capable of higher pressures up to 2000 psi.