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pressure pad

[′presh·ər ‚pad]
(engineering)
A steel reinforcement in the face of a plastics mold to help the land absorb the closing pressure.
(engineering acoustics)
A felt pad mounted on a spring arm, used to hold magnetic tape in close contact with the head on some tape recorders.
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These include a digital readout for gauging thickness, a high-quality abrasive belt with the flexibility required to conform to the pressure pad, and a felt-backed pressure insert to allow the operator to smooth the surface correctly.
To make matters worse, many wired units utilize adhesive-backed pressure pads for activation.
What is instinctive and easy is simply squeezing down on the pistol, and with the Lightguard's pressure pad the activation is simplicity itself.
Powered by a single CR 123A lithium battery, the CQBL-1 features low-profile windage and elevation adjusters, a single adjustment mechanism that aligns both pointers simultaneously, and integrated and remote cable pressure pad activation with double-tap feature.
Wing Commander Dees said an investigation carried out the following day concluded that the bomb which killed Guardsman Sweeney was probably detonated by a pressure pad which he stepped on.
Wing Commander Dees said an investigation carried out the following day concluded the bomb which killed Guardsman Sweeney was probably detonated by a pressure pad which he stepped on.
Just dance on a pressure pad while the floor underneath illuminates in varying colours powered by your movements.
The pressure pad from her buzzer system had been cut off
He said he was just "messing about" with rockets armed with scalpel blades, a coffee jar filled with high incendiary explosive, a pressure pad which could blow up the victim, and a box of 54 explosive fuses.
In addition, the Smart Wireless Patient Monitor uses a weight-sensing pressure pad on the bed, which triggers a remote alert when weight is removed.
It takes one CR123 battery, which provides 27 hours of continued use, and comes with Velcro strips so the pressure pad can be mounted anywhere for convenient activation.
Other mementoes gifted to the museum from the battalion's recent tour of Afghanistan include blank mortar rounds fired at the repatriation ceremony of two fallen Black Watch soldiers, a pressure pad detonator from a deadly improvised explosive device and a personal mine extraction kit.