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o·val

(ō'văl),
1. Relating to an ovum.
2. Egg-shaped, resembling in outline the longitudinal section of an egg.

oval

(ō′văl) [L. ovalis, egg-shaped]
1. Pert. to an ovum.
2. Shaped like an egg or an ellipse, esp. with one end larger than the other; elliptical.
3. Something shaped like an oval.
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The taper, the bow, and the ovality as used at this stage were calculated with an averaging procedure along the log.
This presentation covers the basic operation and applications of profiling, case studies of defects not detectable during a video inspection, the failure in a new CIPP liner, ovality deformation in newly laid flexible pipes, and hydrogen sulfide erosion of existing concrete pipe.
With the internal air method, the operator must adjust the water level to improve ovality.
7mm and it is these results combined with the control of ovality and size that confirm the outstanding dimensional performance achieved on the Tupi project, exceeding the expectations of the customer.
And two gauging units--an ultrasonic gauge upstream and a laser gauge downstream--are linked to the pullers to control wall thickness, concentricity, and ovality.
The CD5000 controller is said to combine all of the benefits of the Holix diameter measurement gauges with a user-friendly, Windows-based software package to measure the diameter, ovality, width and thickness of extruded products, according to the company.
The system can detect missing of misplaced liners, broken or missing tamper-evident bands, partial cuts, ovality, surface defects, and foreign debris.
Aries Cool Vision laser profiler measures the interior dimensions and ovality of any type of pipe.
The LOC 01 can display one of the following values to five digits after the decimal place: X, Y, smaller value, larger value or ovality (X-Y).
ThermaBlocks are seamless pre-finished blocks that reportedly reduce mold temperature by 10%, resulting in less bottle-neck ovality, reduced warpage, and less scrap.
The CoolVision laser profiler measures the interior ovality of most types of pipe to assist in accurately verifying the overall condition of an existing pipeline or to confirm that installation of new pipe meets ovality specifications and the verification of rehabilitation technology.
We are able to manufacture linepipe to the tightest dimensional and ovality tolerances while offering capabilities such as collapse-resistant linepipe that can withstand the pressure of the deepest offshore environments.