safety wire


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safety wire

[′sāf·tē ‚wīr]
(ordnance)
Wire set into the body of a fuse to lock all movable parts into safe positions so that the fuse will not be set off accidentally; it is pulled out just before firing. Also known as safety pin.

safety wire

A wire made of galvanized low-carbon, or annealed stainless, steel or brass that is used to secure bolts, pins, clips, and other fasteners so that they will not vibrate loose in operation. Also called locking wire or lockwire.
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After the inquest, the council said most of its treadmills are fitted with safety wires.
Hands off the safety wire securing the two nuts in the bolt.
"If we are assigned a task in the cat-house, for example changing the safety wire for the animal keeper, the job could take up to a day and a half.
Safety wire meshing is used extensively to prevent rocks from tumbling onto the road surface.
Visitors can climb a route to the top of the fell while clipped on to a safety wire and could return to the mine via the zip wire.
It was really high and, while I had a safety wire on, if I had fallen I would have dangled like a pendulum and whacked into the side of the building and it would have hurt.
Contract awarded for 2901ns-set of safety wire rope slings of 8mm dia, 6 x 19 with steel core construction, double crimped with thimble at both end, as per is 2762 : 2009, & wire rope as per is 2415 : 2004, grade 1770 n/sq.mm.,
Examination revealed the starter drive adapter spring was broken and had damaged the crankshaft gear retaining bolts and safety wire. The safety wire was broken, possibly resulting in oil system contamination.
But she said she plans to write to the Birmingham Council-run gym to ask that they enforce the use of a 'safety wire' while using the treadmill.
Renovation of the roof of the distributor serving the fish basin at South Port Said, also adding of a floor above the building using steel angles and safety wire. Ref.
But she slipped from her safety wire as she climbed to the top and fell into a pit.
You already know the manual release switch on your up-armored HMMWVs AFES has a safety wire. But you might not know there are no procedures to replace the switch guard safety wire or to inspect it.

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