suction cup


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suction cup

[′sək·shən ‚kəp]
(engineering)
A cup, often of flexible material such as rubber, in which a partial vacuum is created when it is inverted on a surface; the vacuum tends to hold the cup in place.
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Piab's Value Line suction cups in flat-concave, bellows and long-bellows shapes, and with long thin lips are fit for sealing on slightly corrugated surfaces, such as corrugated cardboard, are available globally with off-the-shelf deliveries.
This model was identical to Model B, except that the suction cup was immersed in "de-nucleated" distilled water.
Due to this reasons the suction cup effectively grasp in and grasp out different type of materials in both horizontal and vertical direction of grasping.
* Press the suction cup on to the screen, just above the home button and make sure the cup is intact with the screen to get a tight seal.
To increase efficiency in the pick-and-place of small products, Piab, a leading supplier of industrial vacuum technology, expands its range of DURAFLEX[R] BX suction cups to include three new models in small diameters.
Calculations of N leaching losses made using suction cup data and the water balance indicated that significant losses occur, but the estimates were not reliable due to the huge spatial variability in the suction cup and throughfall data.
It sure beats rusty shower caddies and suction cup wall brackets.
Mini Maids are a set of suction cup brackets which mount onto any smooth surface, like tile walls.
About the size of the average PDA, the Escort Passport 8500 XS0 portable radar connects via suction cup to your windshield, where it beeps and flashes warnings on what's up ahead, separating police radar signals from "ignore me" transmissions like security alarms.
The VacuCobra from TAWI USA features an oil-free, air-cooled rotary vane vacuum pump, on which the suction cup can be released by fingertip controls, the company says.
Using crayon shavings, waxed paper, the SON pattern and suction cup hangers, you can make a craft you'll be proud to hang in your window.
Diagnostic characters include the shape of the respiratory areas, number of sclerites in suction cup rods, and structures on the legs of males.