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MACHINE. A contrivance which serves to apply or regulate moving power; or it is a tool more or less complicated, which is used to render useful natural instruments, Clef. des Lois Rom. h.t.
     2. The act of congress gives to inventors the right to obtain a patent right for any new and useful improvement on any art, machine, manufacture, &c. Act of congress, July 4, 1836, s. 6. See Pet. C. C. 394; 3 Wash. C. C. 443; 1 Wash. C. C. 108; 1 Wash. C. C. 168; 1 Mason, 447; Paine, 300; 4 Wash. C. C. 538; 1 How. U. S., 202; S. C. 17 Pet. 228; 2 McLean, 176.

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Using the blending function data, the rough and finish cut machinable volumes are calculated by adopting the methodology used by (Arivazhagan et al.
From the machining point of view, this finish cut machinable volume forms the crux of the machining as it contains the details of surface finish and tolerance linked with the final dimensions.
Aremcolox 502-1100 is an aluminosilicate, machinable ceramic suitable for producing reliable, low-cost ceramic parts for applications to 2100[degrees]F (1150[degrees]C).
According to CNC Software, with a suite of software tools that allows easy and quick changes--or even reversion to a previous design--Mastercam Art eliminates many of the previous problems of creating machinable artwork.
Its main features are: high sealability on both barrier rigid and foam PE sealant trays; highly robust and machinable film for high speed tray lidding; excellent optics with best in class clarity and anti-fog performance: top notch presentation of final pack thanks to optimised shrink with no tray distortion, wrinkle or film relaxation: thin film, leading to longer rolls with consequent lower machine downtime and less film scrap providing reduced packaging waste fees; registered printing available for enhanced branding communication Cryovac LID 3050 complements the Cryovac tray lidding offer, in particular the Cryovac LID 2050 designed for outside cut tool equipment.
Biosane DSP products can be used to remove oily/greasy pollutants in a wide variety of applications, including degreasing machinable parts and electrical components, Depending on the flash point of the individual product, evaporation times range from 5 to 60 minutes--the lower the flash point, the faster the evaporation.
It is machinable, and it can be used over the operating temperature range of-60[degrees]F to more than +250[degrees]F.
What really broke this into the bagged category that you see now is the introduction of film that is breathable and more importantly film that is machinable," said Dole Fresh Vegetables president Eric Schwartz.
While fiberglass/epoxy laminates or machinable polyurethane boards are often used to produce high-volume thermoform molds for forming ABS sheet, there are alternatives.
She has worked as project manager of Corning Designs, product manager of Macor machinable glass ceramics in the technical products division, production planner and financial controller of the optical waveguide pilot plant, and international business analyst of the finance division.
Stainless steel 304 and 316 are the standard process contacting metals used in the Puma Drives, however they can also be constructed using most machinable alloys for compatibility with the process media.
Durethane C is a machinable, so]id thermoset polyurethane that can be custom-formulated in wide ranges of conductivity and durometer.