index plate


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index plate

[′in‚deks ‚plāt]
(design engineering)
A plate with circular graduations or holes arranged in circles, each circle with different spacing; used for indexing on machines.
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The left side of the windshield spray nozzle is molded in eight cavities in the upper section of the mold, while the mating half is molded in eight cavities on the lower index plate.
The 72-position index plate allows hard index every five degrees and there is a built-in sine bar for setting angles between hard index locations.
Concerning cycle times, the application of rotating mold systems (rotary platforms, rotary molds, rotary crosses and index plate molds) would be an advantage.