position indicator


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position indicator

[pə′zish·ən ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(engineering)
An electromechanical dead-reckoning computer, either an air-position indicator or a ground-position indicator.

position indicator

In an elevator system, a device designed to indicate the position of a car in its hoistway.
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In addition, the summary measures indicated that the socioeconomic position disparities were present across the entire distribution of each socioeconomic position indicator rather than just at the extremes, and differed by racial/ethnic population.
These compact actuators feature all solid state electronics and functionality that includes limit switches and an optical position indicator with LED status monitoring.
It features modern day technology like ABS as standard and Kawasaki is following the modern trend that allows owners to customise their machines with a myriad of extras from a choice of three seats, different handle bars, leather panniers, QD screen to a gear position indicator and a 12-volt socket for your sat nav.
The bodies can be combined with standard Burkert valve actuator heads, which in turn can be used together with a position indicator or positioner.
During development of the Gen II R-max Parker took the opportunity to add features that include a captured vent that prevents cross contamination, an improved position indicator for quick recognition of valve actuation, easier removal of cartridges for maintenance, and an atmospheric reference vent module.
The actuators include an integrated position indicator, two auxiliary switches, an internal low-power anti-condensation heater, and cast aluminum polymer-coated housing with two 3/4-inch conduit connections that are rated NEMA 4X for safe exposure to high-pressure hosing and corrosion resistance.
The series includes an integrated position indicator, two auxiliary switches, an internal low-power anti-condensation heater, and a cast aluminum polymer coated housing with two 3/4-inch conduit connections that is rated NEMA 4X for safe exposure to high pressure hosing and corrosion resistance.
When the valve is tripped to the closed position the micro-switch closes a circuit that can illuminate a remote position indicator on the dashboard, to help ensure that the driver knows that the unit must be manually reset before attempting to restart the engine.
Each landing-gear assembly has a downlock switch that sends an electrical signal to the landing-gear position indicator telling us the gear is down and locked.
This allows for true fail open position indication and visual confirmation via the external position indicator and machined shaft flats on the top of the output shaft.
A member of the public on land raised the alarm and the trawler's electronic position indicator beacon also activated.
To meet the ever increasing demands of the rubber industry, the mixer is sold as a package that includes a redesigned hydraulic hopper, high technology NR-5 rotors, a ram position indicator and a three-zone temperature control unit.

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