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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and Berning, T, "Employing Hot Wire Anemometry to Directly Measure the Water Balance of a Commercial Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Stack," SAE Int.
This whole process is called prototyping and can be done using a CNC router, a CNC hot wire foam cutter or a 3D printer.
An animal that touches both a hot wire and a grounded wire completes the circuit and feels a jolt.
Hot Wire combines a love of Steely Dan and the solo work of Becker and Fagan with a sprawling template that includes songs reminiscent of Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone and early New Orleans' inspired funk.
Instead of running a separate pigtail from the hot wire to each switch, just leave the hot wire extra long.
Technical solutions are mainly proposed as to inovationally improve the cutting processes for foam based materials from standard edge cutting tools, or tools based on straight hot wire, to advanced tool, which mainly enables use of highly accurate robot machining processes in multi-axis cutting systems.
One of the safety measures is a hot wire fence, which is connected to battery and gives eight volts' shock to the animal if it touches it.
Fortron 6165A6; Comparative Tracking Index (CTI) greater than or equal to 175 volts; and "0" UL Hot Wire Ignition (HWI) rating, their best such rating, at 3.
There are three types of pnuemotachs: pressure differential, hot wire and turbine.
With a properly working electric fence and nothing connecting the hot wire to earth, the electrical circuit is open--it's like a switch that's turned off.
Highlights of this updated model include utilization of a new hot wire seal system, which has a micro-processor-based impulse controller.