lifting device


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lifting device

[′lift·iŋ di‚vīs]
(engineering)
A device to manually open a pressure relief valve by decreasing the spring loading in order to determine if the valve is in working order.
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Never use a lifting device without seeing the maintenance paperwork to prove its been inspected and has a current load test.
The lifting device is built by National Oilwell Varco.
Safer working conditions and reduced damage to product and to the plant's machines are only some of the advantages gained with the new lifting device.
To solve this problem, the Johns Hopkins students designed an aluminum lifting device featuring a three-foot-square passenger compartment capable of supporting 500 pounds.
Company has published a six-page Ezy-Stryp Magnet Solution brochure that features a complete line of magnetic products for the concrete products industry: button and bar, utility and lifting device, coil and ferrule base, form liner, hole former, and pipe magnets, plus adapters and stackable magnetic side rails.
Using the main gun as a lifting device during normal operations is an expensive proposition.
The price is comparable to a pipe stand and serves the same purpose but also offers the features of a lifting device.
The answer is an intelligent lifting device that is now used in a work cell that manufactures castings for a leading manufacturer of air conditioning units.
Vector International is offering for sale or rental the EasiLift, a new lifting device designed to facilitate the easy and safe mounting of blind hubs and clamp fittings--an exercise that has led to injuries.
Three undergraduate engineering students at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, have invented a lifting device to help children with handicaps fully enjoy playgrounds.
The mold is then conveyed to the pouring station where a lifting device lowers the mold so its sprue fits tightly over the furnace's white ceramic feed tube.