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collet

[käl·ət]
(design engineering)
A split, coned sleeve to hold small, circular tools or work in the nose of a lathe or other type of machine.
(engineering)
The glass neck remaining on a bottle after it is taken off the glass-blowing iron.
Pieces of glass, ordinarily discarded, that are added to a batch of glass. Also spelled cullet.
(horology)
A small, friction-tight collar on a balance staff which holds the inner end of a balance spring.
(lapidary)
The small, horizontal face at the bottom of a brilliant-cut gemstone.
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I would like to be with the group of the United States but we'll see later,' said Collet minutes before the draw was held.
There are different sized collets to properly grab the cartridge case depending upon the case head being worked with.
"The challenge for airlines would be to diversify funding sources as growth comes back to the aviation industry," said Collet.
The basic puller costs about as much as an impact puller, but then you've got to buy a collet costing around 10 to 12 bucks for every caliber of bullet you reload.
"Sahpresa has taken us far and wide, as well as bringing me my first Group 1," said Collet. "She will leave a big void but I hope to find another filly like her."
Collet said France would feel stressed during its game against Turkey, but hoped it would be a good game for his team.
In its compressed state, the collet can then be inserted into the collet chuck, where the hooks on the rear of the collet segments become axially aligned with a retaining groove in the chuck.
"One of the advantages of the indexer is the collet-ready spindle that lets us use our existing supply of collet type workholding," Langlois says.
Collet isn't as worried about a re-fuelling infrastructure for hydrogen as she is about problems closer to home, "The thing about breaking boundaries and categories is that every single element of your product, from the business plan on down, is new," she says.
Says Mark Collet: "The Nampak Group has given tremendous support to the carton division, adapting quickly to market changes and investing to ensure we operate the most modern and well-equipped facilities.
In Finland, Leiras Finland's unit Nycomed Terveystuotteet (Nycomed Health Products) would also be incorporated, and the new company would be a Finnish subsidiary of Collet Pharma AS.
Out of the saddle to grind out the final yards to the top, cyclist Jon Collet, 19, finishes a climb to the parking lot atop Skinner Butte.