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.
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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.
Volvo dealers will inspect the front passenger side seat rails for the presence of an " end stop " and repair the vehicles as necessary.
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.
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.
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
In the Avonbridge case, four people died because there was no end stop on the gantry rail.
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.
When used with Stapla's K1 welder, the controller will compensate for variation in the workpiece by means of a motor-driven end stop to maintain a set welding depth.