horizontal drive

horizontal drive

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′drīv]
(mining engineering)
An opening with a small inclination directed toward the shaft to drain the water and facilitate hauling of full cars to the shaft. Also known as horizontal crosscut.
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Also included are vertical and horizontal drive, strobe inhibit during CCD transfer time, and a fourth video input.
The Company also intends to access the Quien Sabe Zone by constructing a new portal higher up the mountainside and cutting a horizontal drive to access historic workings, subject to regulatory approvals.
OSHA issued a "willful citation" against Horn Packaging for allegedly leaving a horizontal drive shaft exposed on the corrugated box-making machine, according to OSHA's citation.
Deep Down is adding new design features to its LSFLs to enable quicker deployment and installation in high current, deepwater environments with the aid of its horizontal drive units (HDUs) and rapid deployment cartridges (RDCs).
In conjunction with Barhale, the drilling team set out to complete the 174-foot horizontal drive with an EIL manufactured rig that was adapted to utilize 20 foot lengths of augers and casing.
Beam robots include high-speed Harmo HE series in a number of electric horizontal drive models for machines to 700 tons.
8 frames per second) -- Cross-striped array of square pixel -- Aspect ratio: 3:2 -- Horizontal drive frequency - maximum 15.
s (BULLETIN BOARD: DPDW) proprietary Horizontal Drive Units (HDU) have played a major role and had a significant impact on offshore projects for various customers, during 2007, in the deployment and recovery of certain lighter-duty, flexible and not so flexible components of the subsea distribution system which connects offshore platforms to oil and gas wells on the ocean floor.
The TDA4858 has been specially designed to produce a very smooth top to its EW-parabola waveform in order to eliminate ringing in the CRT's horizontal drive circuits.