suction plate

suc·tion plate

in dentistry, a plate held in place by atmospheric pressure.

suc·tion plate

(sŭkshŭn plāt)
In dentistry, a plate held in place by atmospheric pressure.
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Most J-Series pumps can quickly be converted from High Volume to High Head (or vice-versa) by merely changing the impeller and the suction plate.
Schubert has also added an extra function to these Transmodules by incorporating a special suction plate that can tilt the boxes into position in preparation for the filling process.
The chocolates are handled by a suction plate which ensures they are not tipped out during transfer or marked by robotic tools.
Typical applications include pump casings, impeller blades, gate and butterfly valves, water boxes, suction plates, heat exchangers, tube sheets and other water-circulating equipment.
It is suited for use with such applications as pump casings, impeller blades, gate and butterfly valves, water boxes, suction plates, heat exchangers, tube sheets, and other water-circulating equipment.
Typical applications include pump casings, impeller blades, suction plates, gate and butterfly valves, water boxes, tube sheets, heat exchangers, and other circulating water equipment.