tension device

tension device

[′ten·chən di‚vīs]
(mechanics)
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"Where cords cannot be cut, a tie down or tension device can be used to pull the cord tight and secure it to the floor or wall."
Rebar (short for reinforcing bar) is collectively known as reinforcing steel and reinforcement steel, it is a steel bar or mesh of steel wires used as a tension device in reinforced concrete and reinforced masonry structures to strengthen and hold the concrete in compression.
The Cozy Partner features a tension device and precise molding for handgun retention.
Adjusting the height of the platform is accomplished by a tension device, and an optional tray can hold shelf-cleaning supplies, handheld pricing units or other items.
In the April issue, several men identified this as a tension device for grain binders, patented by International Harvester on June 26, 1934.
Dual tension device and precise molding give this holster a perfect fit.
An adjustable tension device adds security to the rig.
Also incorporated, is a central belt tension device, which allows the end of the conveyor to be fixed, ensuring that transfer of product to and from adjoining equipment remains equal as the belt stretches.
Thanks to this innovative and unique technology it is possible to install, on request, one electronic "Tens Control(tm)" on-line tension device for each feed ply coming from the upper creel (up to 3 Tens Control(tm) devices per spindle) in order to set and constantly adjust on-line the tension of each ply entering the intermingling process, thus avoiding the continual interventions of the operator to manually adjust the tension of each feed ply.
It has ample clearance for most ambidextrous safety levers and features an adjustable tension device for a comfortable and concealed fit.
For shades that are con- tinuous cord loop we will have a tension device which is mounted to the wall -- children can't pull the cords out."