automatic slips

automatic slips

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′slips]
(engineering)
A pneumatic or hydraulic device for setting and removing slips automatically. Also known as power slips.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Two installation options include clutch action for automatic slips when boxes jam or accumulate-like a standard spool action-or a shaft lock to provide positive drive on curves or merges without keyed shafts and spools.
Two installation options include clutch action for automatic slips when boxes jam or accumulate--like a standard spool action--or a shaft lock to provide positive drive on curves or merges without keyed shafts and spools.

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