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positioning

[pə′zish·ən·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A tooling function concerned with manipulating the workpiece in relationship to the working tools.
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Chris Bannigan, Alstom's business manager for DPS, said: "We've been making dynamic positioning equipment at our Rugby site for more than 30 years.
THIEVES stole more than pounds 100,000 worth of camera, computer and global positioning equipment from television crews covering the presidential recount in Florida.
The global positioning equipment equipment will enable the conservancy to record and return to animal siting locations; assess key habitats; record exact locations of encroachments of conservancy property; calculate acreage; and identify and communicate to firefighting aircraft the location of fire hotspots.
Although premature babies have been fitted for positioning equipment, parents are likely to begin the process when their child is about six months old because of the increased need for and use of car seats, highchairs and strollers.
Topcon recently acquired GEOTOP, one of Europe's largest precise positioning equipment distributors.
The vessel is outfitted with two Oceaneering work class remotely operated vehicles and survey and satellite-based positioning equipment provided by Oceaneering's recently acquired subsidiary, C & C Technologies, Inc.
The ability to quickly transfer acoustic positioning equipment between vessels is an essential operational requirement and was therefore a key factor in the company's decision to purchase Ranger 2 GyroUSBL.
We would be greatly assisted if and when we get back the global positioning equipment because that would tell us for certain where they were,' he said.
A spokesman said: "It's feasible that they went astray despite their satellite positioning equipment.
describes the material handling industry's broadest and most comprehensive line of lifting and positioning equipment.
While some job cuts are expected, a research facility in Northampton - which develops global positioning equipment - will be unaffected by the deal.
Thompson Chassis turned to Expert, based in Holbrooks, to supply transfer and positioning equipment for the track at its plant in Wolverhampton.