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hard disk

a computer data storage medium that consists of a rigid disk with an electromagnetic coating allowing information to be transcribed onto and from it. Permanently mounted in a dust-proof container, a hard disk has a storage capacity many times that of a diskette. Also called hard drive. Compare diskette.
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GE Oil & Gas in Florence, Italy is currently developing an LM6000 mechanical drive package to serve these expanded market requirements.
Benefits of the two-shaft gas turbine for LNG mechanical drive applications include a broad variable-speed operating window, train restarts under settle-out pressure.
Siemens recently announced that, as of October 1, its Mechanical Drives unit (MD) will be known in the market as Flender GmbH, a Siemens company.
The multi-drive solution developed by Siemens is another example of how we can offer significant benefits to our customers by combining innovative mechanical drive components with suitable electronic drive systems to create an integrated drive system.
Key topics include optimization of heat and power resources, thermal technologies, prime mover technologies, environmental considerations, utility rates and integrated resource planning, localized electricity generation, mechanical drive services, refrigeration and air conditioning, and an integrated approach to facility resource optimization.
The new Horizon[TM] horizontal motion conveyor, features a maintenance-free mechanical drive.
The Trencor T1760 Mechanical Drive Chain Trencher features a newly styled sloped hood, extraordinary performance and the latest technology throughout its innovative design.
Manufactured by Key Technology BV in the Netherlands for customers in Europe, this CE-marked and UL certified conveyor features a unique maintenance-free mechanical drive.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions' Programmable Motorized SplineRail Linear Actuator combines mechanical drive, guidance, and control in a single, compact component.
It provides a seal between the bag and a shaft affixed to a mechanical drive that is part of the permanent hardware for the HyNetics system.
A convenient location for manual phase adjustment along a mechanical drive system is now available in the EZV series adjustable line shafts from R+W America (Bensenville, IL).
The second is in a recessed area inside the mechanical drive housing, NSN 3040-00-179-5562.

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