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po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŭn-ĕr),
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth, to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, usually used at the end of orthodontic treatment.

positioner

[pə·zish′ənər]
a resilient rubbery and plastic removable appliance fitted over the occlusal surfaces of the teeth to obtain limited tooth movement and stabilization, usually at the end of orthodontic treatment.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
Resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over occlusal tooth surface to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, generally used at end of orthodontic treatment.

positioner,

n a removable elastic orthodontic appliance molded to fit the teeth in a “setup” made by repositioning the teeth from a plaster cast. The material may be rubber or elastomeric plastic. It is typically used to achieve fine adjustments and retain corrected positions in the finishing stages of treatment.
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To overcome these problems control valve specialists Samson Controls have developed a control valve positioner package which ensures precise positioning with fast response times, over the entire operating range, for example strokes of 60mm and greater.
This category of robotic cells typically includes: two or more positioners (***, 2008), usually up to four or six (Fig.
The second option was to modify the existing systems with new controllers linked to the old robots and positioners.
In applications including food processing, jet engine testing, oil and gas production, pharmaceuticals, power generation, and sugar processing, valve positioners made from Amodel PPA exhibit superior performance.
The positioners can be conveniently configured on-site, or by using HART communication, while the additional option of fully integrating EXPERT valve diagnostics into the positioner, provides all the necessary information for predictive maintenance.
A control valve positioner package available from valve specialists Samson Controls is the ideal solution to the problems sometimes associated with achieving precise control of large valves.
In addition to the reported deaths, CPSC has received dozens of reports of infants who were placed on their backs or sides in sleep positioners, only to be found later in potentially hazardous positions within or next to the sleep positioners.
After workscene validation, the components have been imported in RobotStudio virtual environment, where the positioners, the linear track and the robot have been added, as well as the corresponding virtual controllers.
The principal design goal for these ready-to-run positioners is to achieve high performance at an economical cost while preserving the design flexibility to accommodate customization.
For positioners with actuator pressure management, the Ramp Signature test plots command versus position and compares this data to cylinder pressures.
Pertinent Data: The UniverCell comes with safety fence, safety light beams, robot controller, positioners, robot arm, and welder.