flexible joint

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a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other

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Other new features include flexible joint support that lets multiple hinges share loads equally, yielding more consistent results; nonlinear springs and dampers such as those on automobile shock absorbers; and the ability to compare results between different simulations.
VE 9300, a vinyl ester-based glass flake system, and Iraseal 200, a polyurea spray elastomer, combine to protect metal-walled and concrete-floored thickener tanks, providing a flexible joint between concrete and steel interfaces.
These products mimic a naturally occurring substance in the body called hyaluronic acid by providing lubrication to the knee joint, thus permitting flexible joint movement without pain.
This flexible joint design was made possible by the use of plastics.
It set out a new emphasis on tri-service operations with a pool of flexible Joint Rapid Reaction Forces able to respond to international crises rather than defending against a now redundant Soviet threat.
The wider female pelvis and a tendency toward looser and more flexible joint structures make women more susceptible to foot problems.
He began several years of research work designing a flexible device to provide not a mechanical replacement of the joint, but in effect, a flexible joint.
Its moving mirror is run smoothly and precisely by a patented flexible joint system.
Flex-Ring joint ductile iron pipe with its positive, flexible joint restraint is ideal for use in trenchless applications such as horizontal directional drilling and pipebursting.
This boltless flexible joint pipe is suitable for use in underwater installations, where high equipment and manpower costs mandate speedy assembly.
The dummy also has a multi-directional neck design, and a flexible joint in the spine that allows it to hug an airbag as a human being would.
An important feature of the pipe project is a flexible joint in each pipe that allows for stretching and rotation so the pipes don't break should the slope move where the roads cuts through, said Gil Borboa, facilities management administrator for the water district.
Dr Evie Vereecke, from the University's School of Biomedical Sciences, explains: "Gibbons have a flexible joint mid-way along the foot that supports them in walking and climbing.
That way the flexible joint was simpler, seeing as the floor, walls and tray were pretty much rigid and not likely to move much.
For soil or silt tight joints," he explains, "internal mortar or a preformed flexible joint sealant (mastic) can be used.
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