drag chain

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drag chain

[′drag ‚chān]
(engineering)
A chain dragged along the ground from a motor vehicle chassis to prevent the accumulation of static electricity.
A chain for coupling rail cars.
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In addition, the very small outer diameter enables easy feed-through in C-arms, cable hoses, drag chains and ceiling ducts.
Seven drag anchors and 1,150 drag chains stopped her backward progress some ten yards from the Hebburn bank of the river.
Techflow secured this hugelysignificant contract for flexible hoses and drag chains against strong worldwide competition.
With no screws, drag chains, bearing seals or other internal moving parts.
To really give your clog a super workout, fit him with a pulling harness and let him drag chains or cables attached with rubber tie-down cords.
Our job in preparation for the launch was to lay the drag chains that slow the ship down as she slides down the slips into the water.
DRAG CHAINS Chains come from the former Fairfield yard at Govan, the scene of one of the longest ever work-ins led by shop stewards Jimmy Reid and Jimmy Airlie.
But Knox finally convinced them that a system of drag chains and check ropes would make the descent possible.
Electronics manufacturers around the world transport unprotected ESDS items throughout their facilities on "ESD carts" that connect the conductive or static dissipative cart to the grounded ESD floor via drag chains or conductive wheels.
Until now, KHS offered a shuttle car solution that involved transmitting the required energy through so-called drag chains.
Gone are many of the mom-and-pop outfits, drag chains and catalog retailers to which Wahl first sold when it expanded its clipper sales from barber shops to the consumer market in the mid 1940S.