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blade

(blād)
Working end of an instrument with special design for a particular clinical dental treatment.

blade,

blade

scalpel.

blade method
a method of castrating very young pigs in which the skin and fascia in the inguinal area are incised with a scalpel blade to gain access to the spermatic cord.
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PSM's innovative design of the compressor blades has been proven to perform consistently.
Typical applications include turbine vanes and blades, gear-shifting shafts, rocker arms, small turbine and compressor blades, machining both sides of fir tree and root shank faces, shroud, and z-notch profiles--both sides and slots if required.
Part of the Trent engine is made at Rolls-Royce's pounds 85million Inchinnan plant in Renfrewshire which manufactures compressor blades and seals.
They also keep out larger debris that can dent, crack or break compressor blades.
This is a more powerful version of a well-proven engine thanks to the addition of a new wide-chord bladed disc stage of compressor blades in front of the first stage blading leading to a 20 per cent increase at full power.
To achieve optimum performance at 35,000', United Airlines uses CMMs to check a variety of airliner components from compressor blades to food service trays.
These tiny particles erode compressor blades and coat hot section (gas generator turbine) parts, which plugs cooling air holes, therefore decreasing hot-section efficiency.
A study just completed at the NGML identified the effects of dust/oil accumulation on compressor blades.
Rolls-Royce employ 2900 in Scotland - 1100 making compressor blades at Hillington, Glasgow, 1400 servicing engines at East Kilbride and another 400 in Fife.
Techjet is being set up in Israel to manufacture compressor blades.
TDI), a dynamic materials testing company that provides state-of-the-art materials testing services and products, including its patented Dynamic Spin[TM] process for evaluating the performance of turbine engine blades and dampers, recently completed resonant spin tests on a series of first stage (R0) compressor blades for an F-Class industrial gas turbine.
The two mechs removed the fifth-stage poppet and discovered what they thought to be an abnormality on one of the compressor blades.