actuate

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Synonyms for actuate

Synonyms for actuate

to arouse to action or put in motion

to set or keep going

Synonyms for actuate

give an incentive for action

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Here a bank of stock builds to a level where a sensor actuates the vertically oriented rollers to counter rotate and draw in the bank to begin the sheeting process.
A second PLC actuates another conveyor that feeds blended material to a bag-filler.
The bolt-less and clamp-less Norstar System positions the wheel-shaped spider horizontally under a hydraulic arm, which descends and actuates an unlocking cylinder that holds two or more molds shut.
The new assembly acts as a material pick-up point, but also includes a positive-seating valve that actuates the purging sequence.