closing device

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closing device, automatic closing device, self-closing device

1.A mechanism designed to ensure that an open fire door will close and latch in the event of a fire.
2. A device which ensures that a door will return to its closed position after being opened.
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CPC had formed Med Enclosure, LLC in 1999 as a vehicle for the development of a patented internal puncture closing device and technique known as "MedClose.
The new easy to use closing device called K-Lock(tm) ensures that the foil freshness of the nation's favourite flakes stays locked in so that Kellogg's Corn Flakes taste crispier than ever.
moving with and preceding the potentially dangerous closing device.
It affects all the facilities that contribute to such closing devices (eg electrical cabinets serving the automation systems, detection systems, engines, metalwork, locks .
The sugar-free product, which is available in wild grape and bubble gum flavors, is individually blister carded to preserve product integrity and was designed as such to make it easy for parents to administer on the go without the need for closing devices or water.
Arterial puncture closing devices compared with standard manual compression after cardiac catheterization: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cases produced on the Altair models are of optimum quality, thanks to the active flap closing devices, the programmable gluing system and the positive spring loaded case squaring and compression system.
Closing devices, such as snaps, buckles, zippers, or velcro, proved minor obstacles for the professional pickpocket.
Packages are available with a variety of user friendly opening and closing devices, including die-cut, tin-tie, zipper and reclosable label.
Closing devices such as snaps, buckles, and zippers did not impede theft, however.
Bodo Rasch looks to the architecture of Islam for precedent so his tents are less inventive and more styled, nevertheless he has pushed technology in various other ways, such as the solar powered opening and closing devices for his tented structures.
One of Truth's many zinc diecast window opening and closing devices became a manufacturing and assembly headache after the change.