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misfeed

[′mis‚fēd]
(ordnance)
Failure to supply ammunition properly, especially to a magazine-fed or belt-fed automatic gun.
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Digital Check's patented AccuTrac Plus feed system automatically aligns checks that are not sitting flat, in order to prevent misfeeds and paper jams.
Around the 70th shot, we started seeing 12 o'clock misfeeds.
The new U Series Feedroll system has a broad opening (up to 56 inches across), which Cumberland says helps eliminate jamming or misfeeds when feeding bulky scrap during startup.
The copper jacket surrounding a lead bullet reduces lead fouling in the firearm, and thereby reduces the risk of misfeeds or malfunctions.
A new "Easy Load" feature was also recently added to eliminate misfeeds when loading the shoe covers.
I expected to see malfunctions, mangled brass, ammo bent and dented by misfeeds.
It is a great accomplishment that, combined, these five devices produced more than half a million impressions with no service calls and just two misfeeds among them," said George Mikolay, BLI senior product editor for A3 MFPs.
The trays' coating minimizes misfeeds for efficient, uninterrupted print runs.
A cartridge interrupter in the magazine body prevents "rim over rim" misfeeds and double feeds, and helped make the Mosin-Nagant the most positive-feeding of any design that uses rimmed ammunition.
It features an exclusive optical part reading for edge referencing and boring without depending on the operator's accuracy, while fully automatic parts positioning by the machine eliminates operator misfeeds.
The scanner with its associated image enhancement and paper transport has handled these without errors in capturing the information accurately and without the need to rescan due to misfeeds.
The double feeder helps to avoid the risk of blank misfeeds and, in the event of an emergency stop, allows the machine to end the cycle in 2-3 steps, so lessening the chance of fallen bottles.