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bevel

 [bev´el]
1. a slanting edge.
2. the slanted portion of a needle tip that facilitates nontraumatic entry into a vein.
Beveled needle tip.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl),
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.

bevel

[bev′əl]
Etymology: OFr, baif, open mouth angle
1 any angle, other than a right angle, between two planes or surfaces.
2 (in dentistry) any angle other than 90 degrees between a tooth cut and a cavity wall in the preparation of a tooth cavity. Compare cavosurface bevel, contra bevel.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. The line of intersection of two surfaces that meet at any angle other than a right angle.
2. The angled point of an injection needle.
[O.Fr.]

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.
[O.Fr.]

bevel,

n the inclination that one surface makes with another when not at right angles; in cavity preparation, a cut that produces an angle of more than 90° with a cavity wall.
bevel, cavosurface,
n the incline or slant of the cavosurface angle of a prepared cavity wall in relation to the plane of the enamel wall.
bevel, contra,
n blade placement toward the base of the periodontal pocket to separate the sulcular from the external epithelium. Also known as a
reverse, or
internal, bevel.
bevel, incisal,
n the angle of an incisor; it can be less than or greater than 90°.
bevel, instrument,
n the sloping keen edge of a cutting instrument.
bevel, reverse,
n See bevel, contra.
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Industrial Tools SRL, which designs and manufactures portable, handheld beveling equipment used to prepare metal surfaces for welding, designed its "Boiler" pipe beveling machine specifically for the demanding boiler-repair and manufacturing industries.
Mini C 40 and C 60 beveling machines have been used by utility subcontractors to machine boiler tubes, in particular the rows of tubes running from the headers.
boiler beveling machine is an air-driven, handhold unit that weighs 17 pounds.
The beveling head is equipped with bits sized to fit the orifice being machined.
The unit also has optional equipment to extend the range of the boiler beveling machine, including thin shafts to permit the machine to reach tubes with inner diameters between 20 and 30 millimeters.