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faceplate

[′fās‚plāt]
(electronics)
The transparent or semitransparent glass front of a cathode-ray tube, through which the image is viewed or projected; the inner surface of the face is coated with fluorescent chemicals that emit light when hit by an electron beam. Also known as face.
(engineering)
A disk fixed perpendicularly to the spindle of a lathe and used for attachment of the workpiece.
A protective plate used to cover holes in machines or other devices.
In scuba or skin diving, a glass or plastic window positioned over the face to provide an air space between the diver's eyes and the water.

Faceplate

 

a device used in lathes, boring machine tools, and other metal-cutting machines for holding the blank or the cutting tool so that the blank or tool can be rotated. Faceplates are generally used for fastening blanks that have either irregular shapes or large diameters but are of moderate length. The blanks are attached by clamps, angles, cover plates, or bolts.

faceplate

Any protective plate, such as an escutcheon or the plate over a mortised lock.

faceplate

faceplate
The transparent front of a portion of the pressure helmet. It can be detachable or fixed.
factor of safety
i. A design factor used to provide for the possibility of loads greater than those assumed, and for uncertainties in design and fabrication. (ICAO). In aircraft design, the margin of strength against loads greater than the limit load—normally 1.5 to 1.7 times for most parts.
ii. The ratio of the breaking strength of a structure to the maximum load that it will ever be exposed to in normal usage. This is always greater than unity.
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The Max HDMI adapter extender cable fits into a single two-port opening on all Siemon Max series faceplates or modular furniture adapters and can be mounted alongside other types of Siemon Max or Z-Max outlets, it said.
A handle bracket that snaps into place on the faceplate and is held in place by a single screw.
Trim the flaps of paper back using the scissors, leaving an overlap of around 6mm on the faceplate.
3 CHISEL out the recess for the rectangular faceplate by inserting the bolt latch set into the door and marking the profile of the face-plate onto the door edge.
The alarm is armed when the detachable faceplate is removed from the stereo and, because it is controlled through the head unit, has several adjustable features, such as alarm volume.
Immediately dress the camera in a choice of 10 skins with contemporary designs that ship with the product simply by adding a skin, replacing the faceplate panel, and snapping on the lens ring.
3 Wind out the bolt, place it into the drilled hole then use a pencil to mark round the faceplate.
Use of the specially styled pin and proper captive retention screw provide a faceplate mounting system in accordance with Advanced TCA[R] (Telecom Computing Architecture) specifications.
The faceplate does not cover the actual switches rather it provides a raised framework around the buttons essentially recessing them while allowing for positive access at all times for emergency use.
Hansen suggests the radio can fit into the faceplate itself, or be relocated to a drop-down headliner panel.
One of the key hurdles in laying out a cPCI faceplate for a front panel display is the appropriate allowance for connector cutouts and status indicators.
CompactPCI boards have connector card guides on both sides that firmly hold the boards into position, and also have a faceplate with an injector/ejector mechanism.