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platen

the worktable of a machine tool, esp one that is slotted to enable T-bolts to be used

platen

[′plat·ən]
(engineering)
A flat plate against which something rests or is pressed.
The rubber-covered roller of a typewriter against which paper is pressed when struck by the typebars.
(mechanical engineering)
A flat surface for exchanging heat in a boiler or heat exchanger which may have extended heat transfer surfaces.

platen

A long, thin cylinder in a typewriter or printer that guides the paper through it and serves as a backstop for the printing mechanism to bang into. It is typically made of a hard rubber or rubber-like material. See carriage and typewriter.
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With its new dedicated heater platen, GN Thermoforming has test run 0.
After being challenged by California law enforcement personnel, our talented engineers developed a very innovative curved platen design in order to capture the largest and highest quality image possible, including the pocket area of the palm, without having to manipulate a person's hand.
Three-guide-bar press construction is preferred, since it is designed to minimize platen or end-frame deflection to ensure proper mold pinchoffs (see illustration).
Results are said to show that Pyropel MD-60 platen insulation was easily able to withstand the operating conditions and helped the rubber molder to maintain high repeatability in product quality.
It is rare to see a machine with cooling lines in the platens, but if cooled, the platen will not thermally expand as much, and process consistency will be improved as the platens will be thermally stabilized during startups or shutdowns.
The XD Platen is available as an upgrade to installed 200 mm Teres systems and is available for new products shipping from Lam's factory.
SpeedFam-IPEC Chief Technology Officer Saket Chadda said, "Momentum's orbital hard platen CMP architecture, unique through-the-pad slurry delivery, low downforce and total wafer metrics control have been key to successful completion of multi-level metal process integration for the Alliance.
Clamp type: Horizontal,vertical; hydraulic two platen
Presses are available with precision intermediate platens to produce double daylight models, advanced electro-optical instrumentation to measure corner positions of all platens, and control from data highway recipe product pressing requirements.
Features: Clamp force applied at center of mold platen, hydraulically operated blow pins, top blow, single and dual stations, programmable control.
The D 957 Hydro-Balance clamping system, described in this two-page bulletin, is based on a two platen clamping system.