edge clearance


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edge clearance

The distance between the edge of a pane of glass or a panel and its surrounding frame, measured in the plane of the pane or panel.
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The comfort of a RGP lens is reduced when the area of alignment is reduced; the excessive edge clearance leading to unwanted lid interaction with the lens
Other typical reasons for using fixturing include instances where the board edge clearance is not to SMEMA standards, or if components hang over the edge of the board, as in edge connectors.
If the individual designs don't permit the panel to be broken into smaller strips (either due to irregular edge designs or lack of edge clearance for finger conveyors), a pallet can be used for support and/or masking.
They are clearing rubbish, cutting back overgrowth, clearing litter above the council's normal litter-picking operation, improving landscaped areas, tidying small grassed areas - particularly around the base of columns and posts; path edge clearance, repairing and painting damaged or scruffy street furniture and working with voluntary groups and local community groups on community 'clean up' initiatives.
Its interior is wider than existing multi-level railcars, thereby increasing door edge clearance, even on trucks, which in turn reduces the chance of damage.
Be sure your piloted center drill cuts ONLY with its cutting lands and does not touch the inside of bore beyond the bore edge clearance cut you are making.
Alignment type fluorescein pattern shows alignment or slight apical clearance over the central region, mid peripheral touch and a narrow band of edge clearance of approximately 0.