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crimp

(krĭmp) [ AS. gecrympan, to curl]
To bind or mold with applied pressure; to crease.

crimp

a regular wave formation of small dimensions, e.g. the crimp of wool fibers epitomized in the Merino breed and its derivatives.

crimp marks
marks made by wrinkling the x-ray film while holding it between the fingers.
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This is a necessity when crimping lubricated cast bullets against the forces of major recoil.
If you're using one brand of brass and trimming it consistently, accuracy won't improve nearly as much, but just separating bullet seating and crimping into two operations often makes a noticeable difference.
Capable of handling up to 35 trays per minute, a single lane IXIA Crimping system replaces the three or four people it normally takes to manually crimp aluminium packs at the same speeds.
6) Crimping works on lots of different hair lengths from a bob to long, flowing locks.
The third has a smooth drum attached to a crimping bar that mashes the rye down as the machine moves forward.
There's no need for solder, glue or pipe wrenches--just position the crimping ring over the end of the PEX pipe, slide the pipe over the barbed fitting and use the special crimping tool to compress the ring.
Hardinge routinely designs and makes crimping collets and other unique specials.
You just need a crimping machine, a decent pit and a tractor loader or JCB to dig it out and that's it.
MSI says that nearly any application that requires even, radial compression or processing of shape-memory materials could potentially benefit from its proprietary segmental crimping technology.
Particular care in filling and crimping is necessary to guarantee good functioning of the airless package.
Crimping is the most difficult of the shotshell reloading steps.
But now I think that crimping irons should be banned from all shops.