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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The Model PC is a rugged safety stop control, actuated by a pull cord and providing a quick positive shut off of conveyors and other powered plant equipment.
In each case, the ostensible safety stop resulted in a charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana.
The program can be stopped by using the external stop command, additional sensors, safety stop, or a multi-task option.
Note the positions of the two detents and safety stop on the Safety (499) and prevents further rotation.
placed in handcuffs or be arrested as a result of a traffic safety stop
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.