safety stop

safety stop

[′sāf·tē ‚stäp]
(mechanical engineering)
On a hoisting apparatus, a device by which the load may be prevented from falling.
An automatic device on a hoisting engine designed to prevent overwinding.
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Note the positions of the two detents and safety stop on the Safety (499) and prevents further rotation.
If the trailer moves, the shadow hook locks in the safety stop, preventing trailer separation accidents.
SAFETY: manual thumb, hammer safety stop, firing pin block
If the primary hook comes in contact with a RIG, the shadow hook pivots to secure the trailer in place and locks in the safety stop if the trailer moves.
Option packs available include a low speed safety stop system, lane keeping aid and blind spot information.
Option packs available include a low-speed safety stop system, lane keeping aid and blind spot information.
Among other safety features, all models provide a safety stop function which causes the evaporation flask to be lifted out of the heating bath automatically in the case of a power failure.
Mitsubishi has also added a drive safety stop within the drive which stops and safely removes the power fromthe output.
There was no safety stop button," said her attorney, Nelson Wolff of St.