driving band


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drive band

In pile driving, a steel band which encircles the head of a timber pile to prevent it from splitting when being driven.
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The 29-grain, lead bullets featured a narrow driving band measuring precisely 0.
Tenders are invited for Dummy Block For Driving Band As Per Drawing No.
255-grain Keith-style cast SWC bullets that have a pronounced, wide driving band above the crimp and measure 0.
The Golden Saber had what Remington called a driving band, which was bore diameter, at the rear of the bullet.
The lack of any driving band or studs identifies these shells as the very early Armstrong type, and they probably were for an 8- or 9-pounder.
MONDAY Rugby player Andy Powell received a 15-month driving band and pounds 1,000 fine after driving a golf buggy down the M4.
That was the answer I wanted to hear, and bearing in mind the Avengers were a really tight driving band, it was obvious all our practice sessions were paying off.
He was employed at the hurdle and fencing works of Messers Miller, Miller Lane, and while attending to a planing machine found it necessary to tighten a driving band.
He also designed an aerodynamic mortar round with an integral driving band to grip the rifling and maximize the use of propellant gases.
Backed by a driving band, Jones sings with the kind of raw emotion that recalls O.
Salts & Chemical Makefor 155 Mm Erfb Shell~s Driving Band Groove Cleaning.
Assuming the throat diameters are adequate to the bullet diameter below the crimp, the solution is either to properly size the whole cylindrical section of the bullet or change to a design with a smaller meplat and narrower driving band.