slave arm

slave arm

[′slāv ‚ärm]
(engineering)
A component of a remote manipulator that automatically duplicates the motions of a master arm, sometimes with changes of scale in displacement or force.
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In these conditions, polyurethane gaiters can become embrittled and tear, which allows radioactive particles to contaminate the slave arm and defeats the point of fitting them in the first place.
The narrow design of the slave arm guarantees an optimum freedom of movement and unrestricted access to the workpiece.--
Larger hose and wider orifices are provided along with a double slave arm for the catalyst and optional blowing agent (used in Alpha Resins, Alcel system).
A slave arm meters the catalyst in 0.1% increments.