escutcheon


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escutcheon

the place on the stern or transom of a vessel where the name is shown

Escutcheon

A protective plate that surrounds the keyhole of a door or door handle.

escutcheon

[e′skəch·ən]
(design engineering)
An ornamental shield, flange, or border used around a dial, window, control knob, or other panel-mounted part. Also known as escutcheon plate.

escutcheon

key plate, escutcheon, 1
1. A protective plate surrounding the keyhole of a door, a light switch, etc.; also called a scutcheon.
2. A flange on a pipe, used to cover a hole in a floor through which the pipe passes.
3. A protective or ornamental cover at the termination of a post, picket, or rail against a tread, floor, or wall.
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Grease the handle splines and replace the escutcheon and handle.
The metal pipe cover (escutcheon) that comes with the trap is too shallow to cover the PVC trap adapter and nut we'll be installing, so buy an extra-deep escutcheon (Photo 17).
Take off the tub spout, shower valve handle(s) and escutcheon plates.
On the left grip panel is a vertical silver bar for inscriptions; on the right side is a silver replica of Rock Island Arsenal's official Ordnance escutcheon.
valves, "t&pr" valves with 3/4" relief line, combustion air vents, exhaust double wall vent flume to exterior with escutcheon, drain pan, and drain line to exterior.
Since it wears a synthetic stock, the Stevens has no magazine-release escutcheon, a feature present only on 110s with floor plates and wooden stocks.
Knock the key (barrel wedge) out through the escutcheon. Lift the barrel carefully upward, and out it comes for cleaning.
Disconnect all the hardware on the tub side of the valve (tub spout, handles and escutcheon plates).
The European walnut stock is nicely set off by case-hardened fixtures to include the lock, a hooked buttplate, typical scrolled Germanic triggerguard, hippocampus-shaped sideplate, barrel key escutcheon, triggerplate and hand rest baseplate.
to include gas valve with flex line, water valves, "t&pr" valves with 3/4" relief line, combustion air vents,exhaust double wall vent flume to exterior with escutcheon, drain pan, and drain line to exterior.
Wait overnight for full-strength adhesion, remove the tape and screw the towel bar escutcheon (Fig.
It's often connected to a large brass fitting with a rubber washer located behind the escutcheon plate.