hot wire


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hot wire

[′hät ′wīr]
(electricity)
A resistive wire in an electric relay that expands when heated and contracts when cooled.
An electrical lead that has an electric potential with respect to the ground.
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The first terminal is attached to a hot wire, the other to some part of the ground system.
This whole process is called prototyping and can be done using a CNC router, a CNC hot wire foam cutter or a 3D printer.
Investigation into thermal characteristics of linear hot wire cutting system for variable lamination manufacturing (VLM) process by using expandable mpolystyrene foam.
The heated wire in the hot wire pneumotach has the advantage of resisting the buildup of secretions and the issue or laminar versus turbulent flow is not an important factor in accuracy.
With the artist's help, the middle-schoolers created 18 panels from expanded polystyrene, learning how to cut the foam with a hot wire and create different textures by using various scraping and cutting techniques.
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Staff had to hot wire it to get the cortege from the citadel to the cemetery.
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This has major advantages over conventional hot wire sealing systems, as there are fewer tendencies for a Teflon blade to stick.
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