daylight opening

daylight opening

[′dā‚līt ‚ō·pən·iŋ]
(engineering)
The space between two press platens when open. Also known as daylight.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Chrome accents surround the daylight opening and fresh wheel designs complete the look.
Chrome accents surround the daylight opening (DLO) and fresh wheel designs complete the look.
It would be interesting to know if the new window has the same glass size (daylight opening) as the old.
The profile of the Santa Fe features a dynamic character line that goes all the way from the headlights to the taillights, and a larger daylight opening (DLO) with a satin surround that provides a sleek impression along with better visibility, it added.
A feature line runs from the headlights to the taillights and the model has a larger daylight opening with a satin surround.
The long hood and short front overhang, elegant roofline and assertive multi-spoke alloy wheels combine to form a sleek, dynamic profile, subtly highlighted by chrome aero trim, hockey stick daylight opening and parabolic sidelines.
The latest manual system from Staubli, designated QMC 105, is ideal for smaller machines since the platen thickness is reduced, minimising the effect on the machines daylight opening. Platens from 25mm down to just 15mm thick can be specified and moulds down to 100mm sq can be safely clamped.
The press vacuum system features doors mounted on the font and back side of the press that completely seal off the daylight opening and allow rapid vacuum to be drawn on the total working area of the press.
Schmidt also notes that this clamp system allows for a large daylight opening of 18 in.
Overall, both models (that is, large and small apertures) yield similar results, showing that a larger daylight opening does not significantly expand the daylit zone of each floor; however the larger oculus would lead to increased heat gain and therefore was rejected as a design solution.
Presses are designed with an extended daylight opening and stroke for procedures that require high compaction ratios.
Three of the Wemhoners are 5-foot by 10-foot single daylight opening presses for low-pressure laminating.