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vis

, pl.

vi·res

(vis, vī'rēs),
Force, energy, or power.
[L. force]
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vis

(vĭs) plural.vires [L., strength]
Force, strength, energy, power.
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The next method is to use specialty vise jaws to protect the barrel.
My Gibraltar drill press vise is my main drill press, having 3" jaws and rotating 360 degrees.
As you can see, by using a variety of smaller vises, I can avoid over-stressing or damaging the small parts in my heavy bench vise.
Out of necessity, Orange Vise would also grind the non-critical, unhardened surfaces to create a uniform appearance over the entire workpiece.
Un attentat a la voiture piegee a vise mardi dernier l'ambassade de France a Tripoli, blessant deux gendarmes francais et provoquant d'importants degats, dans la premiere attaque contre des interets francais en Libye depuis la chute du regime de Mouammar Kadhafi en 2011.
Vise holds a BBA in Accounting from Lamar University and an MBA from the University of Houston.
You can spend as little as $250 if you mount only one vise (you can add the second later) and you make the top yourself (see "3 Top Options" at left).
Before settling on a location, bear in mind you need to be able to get at your vise from as many sides as possible.
jaw opening and 20,000 lbs of clamping force makes Kurt's XL 8-inch vises suitable for very large parts requiring aggressive, high speed machining operations.
To this plate, I mounted an inexpensive combination vise using three bolts.
Chick Workholding Solutions has been developing a new CNC vise for over a year and has done the usual prototyping.
The size of a vise is measured by both the jaw width of the vise and the capacity of the vise when the jaws are fully open.