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WHEEL. The punishment of the wheel was formerly to put a criminal on a wheel, and then to break his bones until he expired. This barbarous punishment was never used in the United States, and it has been abolished in almost every civilized country.

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Fina is also the first retailer in New York, and possibly in the country, to display a working diamond cutting and polishing wheel.
The feed ramp showed it had been kissed lightly with a polishing wheel after finishing, a nice touch which may have contributed to the little rifle's reliability.
A three-body abrasive wear situation occurs when loose particles can move in the interface between the specimen surface and the polishing wheel.
Tenders are invited for Polishing Wheel Size- 150X25x19 Mm Spec.
As seen in Figure 6, lower speeds on the polishing wheel can help create more shallow scratches and minimize the effect of the differences in hardness of the polymeric matrix and the glass fibers.
For example, by implementing the latest grinding and polishing wheel technologies, Banner has been able to provide OEMs with faster feed rates, improved productivity and superior quality.