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crimp

(krĭmp) [ AS. gecrympan, to curl]
To bind or mold with applied pressure; to crease.
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The over- crimping was probably attempted to compensate for the reduced cross-sectional area of the wire in this crimp.
Easy to use, just place the crimp in the crimping station and squeeze firmly; turn the crimp on its side; place it in the appropriate size folding station; then use the chain nose tip of the plier for additional shaping or bending.
Thermo Fisher Scientific's La-Pha-Pack stainless steel cleanroom crimping tools provide a controlled, low-effort method of vial sealing.
It can be assembled using automated crimping equipment, delivering significant reductions in assembly time and cutting process costs.
Demonstrating its significant technical and design expertise, IXIA UK has unveiled an innovative Aluminium Foil Tray Crimping system.
Although firmly steeped in attitude when Toyah and Siouxsie And The Banshees (right) worked the look, crimping has been in and out of fashion ever since.
The fitting insert and ferrule are positively locked together during radial-compression crimping. The company has published results of verification tests on its Web site.
Contingency planning meant that two isolation methods were investigated one using a crimping technique, the other involving hot tapping and line plugging.
Each roller consists of a long cylinder adorned with a series of evenly spaced, blunt, steel crimping bars, each about one-quarter-inch thick.
Get the look: Whether you crimp it all or just do it in sections, you'll need to dig out your old crimping iron.
You add fittings simply by crimping metal rings over barbed fittings using a special crimping tool.