end stop

end stop

[′end ‚stäp]
(mechanical engineering)
A limit to the movement of a mechanical system or part, usually brought about by valves or shock absorbers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But a court heard he fell from the end of the beam supporting him as there was no "end stop" fitted and suffered "significant and lifechanging injuries".
These features include the uncoupled workstation, the operating console that can be adjusted longitudinally, the rheological steering system (which enables the steering resistance and number of steering turns to be set), the height-adjustable driver's seat, the load wheel brakes, the adjustable forward reach and pull back damping for the lift mast and the end position damping for the upper end stop. The series equipment also includes important safety functions such as Linde Curve Assist, which adapts the driving speed proportionally around bends, as well as a total of four completely independent braking systems and lift height display above the free lift.
Blaenau is the end stop on the popular Ffestiniog narrow gauge railway and has a fantastic slate museum, so it's in a strong position to attract the tourist pound.
I also placed a cinch stop at 24.1-26.7 cm from the end stop of the snare loop to reduce injury to moose and act as a breakaway system without reducing the snare's effectiveness for capturing wolves.
But in the most telling passage in this remarkable document, Wickrematunge explained why his death would not in the end stop up the mouths of other journalists and how though he died, the uncomfortable truths the Sri Lankan government did not want published, would not also die with him.
"He bought a ticket, seen how far he could go on the bus and the bus took him all the way to the end stop!" rapped an angry Whites boss afterwards.
Safety features include a safety cable and end stop, trolley wheels and a redundant safety provision with a 5:1 safety factor.
It also relates to the surviving small Worlitzer Bahnhof, becoming an information centre, which provides an end stop for the new complex, but originally marked the division between industrial town and countryside beyond, in particular the Worlitz Garden, created in the English eighteenth-century style.
The sort of bloke who, if he'd been on the Titanic, would have sent back a telegram: 'Pleasant journey by and large stop little bumpy towards the end stop got a bit damp stop band were wonderful though stop
Wimpey's application states that the building would act as "end stop" to the Tyne Gorge and that any impact will be positive.
This results in the elimination of backlash at the ends of rotation, since one of the racks contacts the end stop while the other engages the pinion during periods when air pressure is applied.