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faceplate

[′fās‚plāt]
(electronics)
The transparent or semitransparent glass front of a cathode-ray tube, through which the image is viewed or projected; the inner surface of the face is coated with fluorescent chemicals that emit light when hit by an electron beam. Also known as face.
(engineering)
A disk fixed perpendicularly to the spindle of a lathe and used for attachment of the workpiece.
A protective plate used to cover holes in machines or other devices.
In scuba or skin diving, a glass or plastic window positioned over the face to provide an air space between the diver's eyes and the water.

Faceplate

 

a device used in lathes, boring machine tools, and other metal-cutting machines for holding the blank or the cutting tool so that the blank or tool can be rotated. Faceplates are generally used for fastening blanks that have either irregular shapes or large diameters but are of moderate length. The blanks are attached by clamps, angles, cover plates, or bolts.

faceplate

Any protective plate, such as an escutcheon or the plate over a mortised lock.

faceplate

faceplate
The transparent front of a portion of the pressure helmet. It can be detachable or fixed.
factor of safety
i. A design factor used to provide for the possibility of loads greater than those assumed, and for uncertainties in design and fabrication. (ICAO). In aircraft design, the margin of strength against loads greater than the limit load—normally 1.5 to 1.7 times for most parts.
ii. The ratio of the breaking strength of a structure to the maximum load that it will ever be exposed to in normal usage. This is always greater than unity.
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Front faceplate installation offers fast, easy deployment without faceplate removal, while the flat or angled mount position allows for easy access.
Colored faceplates and boxes are a great compliment to colored flexible metal conduit.
One of the key hurdles in laying out a cPCI faceplate for a front panel display is the appropriate allowance for connector cutouts and status indicators.
If any detergent, fabric spray residue or dirt remains, the faceplate won't adhere.