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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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In most pharmaceutical process applications, the pressure (which may be caused by increasing temperature) build-up occurs gradually and because of this, the switch moves slowly from its initial position (Pr), to its actuating position (Pa), to the secured position (Pa2') where the circuit is actually closed, and on to its final position (Pfc) (Fig.
Now it was modified to velocity and actuating current and it was extended with new type of function appropriate for MR damper description.
Electrically actuating brakes to stop a large car or an SUV requires more power than a 12-V system can reliably handle.
When restarting the automatic mode of the grinding machine, the two hydraulic cylinders are released by actuating the hydraulic distributors and the disk springs of the two hydraulic cylinders will enable the clamping for all the group to its original position with respect to prop of the grinding machine.
Its Single Valve III series has a concentric actuating cylinder that surrounds the valve body rather than sitting behind it, thereby reducing mold height.
Once the mold is filled, the programmed Scorim cycle starts, actuating the pistons in a selected sequence.