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dampener

[′dam·pə·nər]
(engineering)
A device for damping spring oscillations after abrupt removal or application of a load.
(graphic arts)
In offset printing, one of the rollers that transfers water to the nonprinting areas of the total surface that is printed.
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Nick Allen, WHP Engineering Manager, said: "Not many spouses are generally tolerant of hi-fi idiosyncrasies that push the limits by adding large blocks of black resin in the living space--we chose a metallic housing to hide the dampener in a sleeker looking shell.
When put in series with a pulsation dampener, the flow improves significantly but, according to Blacoh performance tests, results can't match the performance of the single construction Hybrid Valve[TM] for the steadiest flow.
Ruger's offering has very coarse threads running about 5" back from the muzzle and they're set up so one full turn of the dampener will move it about 1/4".
A specially designed pulsation dampener can be fitted to any of the extensive range of air diaphragm pumps from Tapflo.
Standard features include heavy duty top cap design; chrome-plated hardened steel rolls; inboard grease seals on roll bearings; automatic lubricators for each bearing; heavy duty low-slung cast mill frames and top caps; heavy duty, cast journal housings pre-drilled for addition of front or rear roll doctor blades; cast aluminum, fixed and adjustable batch guides; adjustable vibration isolation dampeners to insure 50" operating code height; rotary unions and spray pipes for roll cooling; and more.
The multi-diaphragm arrangement of the Hydra-Cell metering & dosing pump is claimed to remove the need for pulsation dampeners in many circumstances.
The project will replace old quality and folder controls with Prima 6000 control consoles and the PressNet system, replace all proprietary communications with an Ethernet/IP network connecting dual (includes back-up) Press Master PLCs and remote I/Os at the units, reelstands, compensators and drives with serial interfaces controlling new CGI digital inkers, Ryco/Technotrans dampeners and original Goss spiral brush dampeners.
Typically, these applications are in interior gaskets and seals, bumpers, dampeners, light shields, display gaskets and circuit board/IC chip isolation, among other locations.
Six rubber dampeners and a rubber 0-ring are at the heart of the operation, with a patent-pending front-hollow damper that holds up to 10 quarters for a weight forwarding effect.
The parallel boattail limbs, seated in pivoting Hyperlight[TM] limb pockets, are kept quiet by Vibracheck[TM] dampeners.
For $375,000, a buyer gets eight stacked units with Ryco spray-bar dampeners, double folder and two control consoles.
Magnets hold the fixed pin guard in the open or closed position, while rubber dampeners ensure the operation will be completely quiet in the field.