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knurl

, nurl
a small ridge, esp one of a series providing a rough surface that can be gripped

knurl

[nərl]
(engineering)
To provide a surface, usually a metal, with small ridges or knobs to ensure a firm grip or as a decorative feature.

knur, knurl

A knot or burl, 1 in wood.
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The gripping-type knurl application is the most common.
It took a few tries to arrive at the right knurl size.
Each wrench features a larger knurl for easier adjustment and a tighter jaw fit.
Good knurl pattern--Sealing tools have considerable impact on lidding foil.
SRI Hermetics' hybrid laser weldable 50-Ohm SMP compatible feedthroughs feature an exclusive Press-In flange knurl designed to align the feedthrough and maintain its position during welding.
The design includes two separate clinch and knurl joining profiles, where the fastener is squeezed into place by punch and anvil, permitting a cold-flow of the metal sheet material into the fastener's clinch profile and a broaching fit of the knurled end into the panel.
This ensures the stone set positioning ("D" and "K" valve-rocker shafts) in respect with mass of the machine on which the alignment and clamping device and the knurl head are assembled, by means of the transversal feed mechanism (Z axis).
Designed to help both new and experienced machinists develop more creative work techniques and produce higher quality parts, this insider's guide demonstrates how to select, make and grind cutters; surface grind blocks, pins and shapes; cut threads, knurl parts and eliminate warp; choose realistic feeds, speeds and depths of cuts; remove broken taps, drill bits and other hardware; apply proven CNC techniques to maximize output; improve surface finishes and hold tighter tolerances; assist engineers with design and manufacturing issues; and improve indicating skills and develop a feel for machining.
Insulated adjustable wrenches feature a head and knurl nut that are coated with the same insulation as the rest of tool, leaving no outer surface exposed, thus providing ideal user protection.
The head and knurl nut of the wrench are coated with the same insulation as the rest of the tool, leaving no outer surface exposed.
This knurl pin design is effective for use in assemblies requiring thin PCB substrates, and is helpful when designs call for both the improved thermal characteristics of a thin PCB and high pinretention strength.
Other special tools include a range of micro-sized solid-carbide slitting saws, floating reamers holders and micro reamers, compact straddle knurling tools, and axial feed knurl dies ideal for small parts.