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man·drel

, mandril (man'drĕl, man'drĭl),
1. The shaft or spindle to which a tool is attached and by means of which it is rotated.
2. Synonym(s): mandrin
3. In dentistry, an instrument used in a handpiece to hold a disc, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or finishing.
[G. mandra, a stable; the bed in which a ring's stone is set]

mandrel

/man·drel/ (man´dril) the shaft on which a dental tool is held in the dental handpiece, for rotation by the dental engine.

mandrel

[man′drəl]
Etymology: Fr, mandrin, boring tool
the shaft of an object, such as a dental polishing disk, cutting device, or sharpening stone, that is inserted into a handpiece or lathe and supports the object while it rotates.

man·drel

, mandril (man'drĕl, -dril)
1. The shaft or spindle to which a tool is attached and by means of which it is rotated.
2. Synonym(s): mandrin.
3. dentistry An instrument used in a handpiece to hold a disc, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or finishing.

man·drel

, mandril (man'drĕl, -dril)
In dentistry, an instrument fitted in a handpiece to hold a disc, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or finishing.

mandrel (man´drəl),

n a shaft that supports or holds any object to be rotated. An instrument, held in a handpiece, that holds a disk, stone, or cup used for grinding, smoothing, or polishing.

mandrel

a farrier's tool used in fitting frost nails to shoes.
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The validity of the computer simulation was thus confirmed, and in the present paper, after briefly recapitulating the mathematical model and numerical techniques, we demonstrate its use by investigating the effectiveness of mandrel offsetting and pipe rotation in combatting gravity-induced sag in the manufacture of medium to large MDPE pipes.