dial feed

dial feed

[′dīl ‚fēd]
(mechanical engineering)
A device that rotates workpieces into position successively so they can be acted on by a machine.
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For more complex assembly systems such as those needed to form many different parts in sequence or for high production control of a number of workstations, automatic dial feed systems and CNC automated control of dwell-times and heading pressures are available.