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actuate

[′ak·chə·wāt]
(mechanical engineering)
To put into motion or mechanical action, as by an actuator.
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Typical actuated ball valves are constructed by “marrying” standard electric actuators to standard 2 way and 3 way ball valves assemblies.
The type RCH rod clamps are actuated by a spring/collet mechanism and undamped by hydraulic pressure.
The existing vehicle actuated sign on Old Lode Lane, near Hatchford Brook Road, has also been changed to a 20mph sign to reflect the road's new speed limit, while vehicle actuated signs have been introduced outside the Sunrise Senior Living Centre in Knowle.
A powerful Flo-Lock [TM] actuated spout closure system quickly halts material flow for partial bag discharge, allowing bag to be retied and removed.
NKK Switches' (Scottsdale, AZ) expanded FR Series of 10 ram, ultra-thin, surface mount, DIP rotary switches now includes a shaft actuated option.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-February 21, 2011-MEMSCAP completes 200m cycles reliability testing on Thermally Actuated Variable Optical Attenuators(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
A Sure-Seal [TM] actuated spout clamping system seals the bag discharge spout for dust-tight operation, while a Flo-Master [TM] bag massaging system and variable speed gravimetric feeder provides reliable metering of materials.
The firm's high-performance mixing mills are said to feature the highest quality, reliability and profitability, and include features such as end frames keyed to the base plate, drilled rolls with wear-resistant hard surfacing, roller bearings in lieu of bronze sleeved bushings, hydraulically actuated roll nip adjustment, hydraulically actuated over-pressure relief protection, compact AC gearmotors mounted on individual rolls for variable speed control and variable friction ratio, a compact footprint, full safety mechanisms and a complete self-contained control system.
Maxson Automatic offers an pneumatically actuated tag inserter that provides a dependable actuation of the tag feed out and tag cut off.
RPX-AC400-CNC rocker shaft grinding machine has three linear axes actuated by the CNC.
Cylinders can be actuated pneumatically or hydraulically.