spaced loading

spaced loading

[′spāst ′lōd·iŋ]
(engineering)
Loading shot holes so that cartridges are separated by open spacers which do not prevent the concussion from one charge from reaching the next.
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Here, a fully modified testing machine Is set up with 4-inch (10-cm) spaced loading blocks, 12-inch (30-cm) spaced support blocks, and a 2-inch (5-cm) thick steel spacer to accommodate the small beams.