alignment pin

alignment pin

[ə′līn·mənt ‚pin]
(design engineering)
Pin in the center of the base of an octal, loctal, or other tube having a single vertical projecting rib that aids in correctly inserting the tube in its socket.
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To simplify the change out process, standard brushes are placed in a rotatable brush gearing system with a snap point alignment pin, allowing the brush gear system to be rotated when removing or adding brushes.
All M224s can use the new two-piece configuration, but only old mortar cannon tubes with an alignment pin in the firing pin well can use the old three-piece configuration.
A mold alignment pin safety engagement feature is said to protect expensive molds from damage due to misaligned mold halves.
The alignment pin between the base and ground board can be removed at this stage, releasing the instrument for motion in azimuth.
The EL Series Patch Cords are made from nickel plated brass, while its optical alignment pin is made of gold-plated stainless steel capable of 10,000 cycle performance without any signal degradation.
Both the Circular MT Adapter and 1-by-3 Circular MT Adapter housings feature a deep, polarized mating cavity to reduce alignment pin hole damage.
PennEngineering introduced its PEM[R] type TPXS self-clinching alignment pin that is engineered with a 15[degrees] tapered point to make location of the mating hole easier when mounting faceplates in telecom rack system applications.
A mold alignment pin safety engagement feature protects expensive molds from damage due to misaligned mold halves.
Precision alignment pin allow it to be returned to its exact op erating position without requiring readjustment.
The tapered alignment pin gives a bit of "wiggle room," as each component is put into its proper place until the smaller end of the pin protrudes out the opposite side of the receiver.
To help with this process, clamp a Mayhew SP5 tapered alignment pin in your vise with the tapered end pointing upward.