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insert

[′in‚sərt]
(metallurgy)
The part of a die or mold that can be removed.
A part, usually metal, which is placed in a mold and appears as an integral part of the final casting. Also known as bowl.

Insert

 

the part of a sliding bearing that directly supports the journal of a rotating shaft or axle. An ordinary split bearing has two inserts, which are the halves of a hollow cylinder. Less frequently, three or more inserts are made in a bearing.

The material of the insert that comes in contact with the shaft’s journal should have a low coefficient of friction, good run-in qualities, and low wear of both itself and the journal. These requirements are met by antifriction alloys—special metal-ceramic and nonmetallic materials such as textolite, cured rubber, and wood. Thin-walled inserts stamped out of steel strip 1.5-2.5 mm thick and covered on one side with a thin layer of antifriction alloy are commonly used in internal-combustion engines of transportation vehicles. Such inserts, in addition to using a small amount of expensive material, are reliable and considerably simplify machine repair.

insert

1. A nonstructural repair to correct an appearance defect in laminated timber.
2. An inlay of wood veneer, a patch, or a plug used to fill holes in plywood.
3.See patch, 2.
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