limit control

limit control

[′lim·ət kən‚trōl]
(mechanical engineering)
In boiler operation, usually a device, electrically controlled, that shuts down a burner at a prescribed operating point.
In machine-tool operation, a sensing device which terminates motion of the workpiece or tool at prescribed points.

limit control

A safety device on a boiler, refrigerator, or air-conditioning system which shuts off the system and actuates alarms when unsafe conditions are detected. Also see limit switch.
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Government users are enabled to implement multi-level pre-authorization and limit control over card holders to directly lock in risk exposure.
Users are able to select one of four test modes and dial-in speed and displacement in either or both directions, plus test cycling requirements, as well as the option to connect a Mecmesin Advanced Force Gauge (AFG) for load limit control.
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Subsequent chapters are devoted to elements of devices, such as linkages, gears, clutches and brakes, chains and belts, spring and screw devices, shaft couplings, motion-specific devices, and speed, tension, and limit control systems.
For fully integrated economizers, the selection of high limit control will not cause any increase in humidity in humid weather.
Each transmitter/analyzer is available with up to two analog outputs and two relay outputs, providing a broad range of possibilities from simple display and transmission to limit control and demanding PID loop functions.
Functions include closed-loop temperature control, closed-loop speed control, pressure indication, over-temperature limit control, ramp/soak programming of temperature and mixer speed, and an RS-232 communications port.
New panel-mount temperature controllers are available with optional over/under limit control integrated in the same package.
The company reports that significant reductions in thermal-loop-installation costs are realized when the limit control function and the power-switching function are integrated into a single-panel-mount package.
Mineta said that there is nothing in the proposal that would change the ownership law (federal standards that limit control of a US airline to US citizens).
The SA100L Limit Control provides circuit protection in those processes with safety concerns or where product may be affected in an "over or under temperature" condition.
A jerk limit control feature ensures smoothness of speed change at the critical motion transition points of starting and constant speed motion.