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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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A wrong combination of crimp and wire, probably caused by the wrong crimp tool.
The purpose of any crimp is simply to lock the bullet solidly in the cartridge case.
Your taper crimp die has a short section of cone-shaped taper at the top.
I can reveal that crimp flies have been - up until now - the best-kept secret on Scottish rivers.
Once you've secured your drop-ear elbows and threaded fittings, run the PEX line between the valve and the drop-ear elbows and crimp each joint.
This study presents the results of an investigation on crimp formation that considers several parameters, including: 1) various cross-sectional geometries such as circles and triangles; 2) a combination of various polyester materials, for example, PET (polyethylene terephthalate), CD (Cation Dyeable PET), PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate), and PBT (polybutylene terephthalate), in various ratios; and 3) the fiber-processing parameters (spinning temperature, heat treatment, and so on).
There are some advantages to a roll crimp using only 1/4" of the hull to form.
IF YOU'VE DONE ANY READING ON RELOADING FROM THE CLASSIC ERA (WHICH I DEFINE AS ANYTIME BEFORE IPSC SHOOTING TOOK OFF) YOU'LL HAVE READ LOTS ABOUT THE NEED FOR A "TIGHT ROLL CRIMP.
The design of the seating die does not permit the inclusion of a crimp ring within the die so the set includes one of Redding's separate crimp dies.
The shotshell crimp fulfills so many important tasks that it requires some careful handling.
In addition to holding the bullet against movement, crimps may also enhance accuracy, assuming they are consistent.
One of the other things we're told is that it is a good idea to seat and crimp separately to avoid crumpling cases with too much crimp.