rotating spreader

rotating spreader

[′rō‚tād·iŋ ′spred·ər]
(engineering)
Plastics-molding injection device consisting of a finned torpedo that is rotated by a shaft extending through a tubular cross-section injection ram behind it.
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We have now developed a rotating spreader system that allows us to carry normal rig tensions on a rotating mast.
It has two rotating spreaders, is lightly rusted, and I would like to touch it up a bit.
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