locking device

locking device

Any device used to secure a member, unit, or assembly in position, e.g., to hold a cross brace in scaffolding to the frame or panel.
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If your car doesn't have one, think about buying an approved aftermarket alarm, steering wheel lock or other locking device.
Convenient, the locking device eliminates the safety risks associated with loose fork extension sleeves.
Foxyware has paid attention to every detail of this product from the rhinestone encrusted attachment to the rhinestone encrusted iPhone locking device. This lanyard includes a key ring and a lobster clasp to attach to any school, work or trade show id badge.
JST's low profile SFH Series is a Wire-to-Board Crimp Style Connector with both polarization and a secure friction locking device to ensure reliable contact in low current, low voltage conditions.
This locking device is unsatisfactory and has potential risk to fail to operate effectively.
(OTCBB: MFTH), a developer of patented technologies that physically prevent unauthorized administration of prescription medications, announced today that the company has signed a contract to begin the production of a prototype of its patented medicinal locking device technology.
It can just as easily be fitted to units which don't have a locking device already fitted, giving the user immediate, simple, keypad access without the hassle of keys!
The Facilitator (style #042) is constructed of .125" Kydex sheet and glass-reinforced nylon, and features DeSantis' Redi-Lok trigger locking device. It may be worn strong side (butt forward), cross draw (butt rearward) or small of back (almost horizontal).
The valves feature a gland locking device that prevents loosening of the packing gland to minimize leakage potential.
UNFORTUNATELY, THE TEAM WASN'T USING THE CHU'S BAIL BAR LOCKING DEVICE. THE LIFTING FRAME FELL OFF THE CHU'S HOOK, CRUSHING THE GROUND GUIDE.
In this case history style presentation, PEEK-OPTIMA polymer was selected as the material of choice for a polymer locking device to offer these benefits.