Synonyms containing interchangeable parts
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To retrofit a machine or a building means to put new parts or new equipment in it after it has been in use for some time, especially to improve its safety or make it work better.to provide a machine with a part, or a place with equipment, that it did not originally have when it was built;to equip (a vehicle, piece of equipment, etc) with new parts, safety devices, etc, after manufacture;a change in design, construction, or equipment, as of an aircraft or machine tool already in operation, in order to incorporate later improvements;to furnish (something, such as a computer, airplane, or building) with new or modified parts or equipment not available or considered necessary at the time of manufacture;to install (new or modified parts or equipment) in something previously manufactured or constructed;to adapt to a new purpose or need : MODIFY;to change or improve something such as a machine or a building by adding new parts, equipment, or features to it;To make something better:improve,enhance,remedy,Improvement and improvements:improvement,gain,quantum leap;to modify equipment (in airplanes, automobiles, a factory, etc.) that is already in service using parts developed or made available after the time of original manufacture.to install, fit, or adapt (a device or system) for use with something older;(of new or modified parts, equipment, etc.) to fit into or onto existing equipment.to replace existing parts, equipment, etc., with updated parts or systems.an instance of updating, enlarging, etc.with new or modified equipment.
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A quality that applies to materiel or systems: (a) possessing like and interchangeable parts or characteristics enabling each to be utilized, or operated and maintained in common; (b) having interchangeable repair parts and/or components; (c) applying to consumable items interchangeably equivalent without adjustment.
ISO Group, Inc. provides defense and aerospace spare parts, tooling, and equipment. Its defense solutions include military aircraft and aviation products; military land vehicles; sustainment services, such as engine repowering/engine remanufacturing, and up-armoring services; and military and army sustainment services, including third party logistics support, integrated logistics support, performance based logistics, foreign military sales support, ID/IQ contract support, defense contractor support, RESET program support, spare parts inventory, maintenance spare parts, and MILSPEC parts services. The company's aerospace solutions comprise commercial platforms; aerospace products and services, such as parts manufacturer approval, kitting, aircraft on ground consumables, rotables, fasteners, and avionics; and engines. It also offers maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) solutions, such as blanket purchase agreements, ground support equipment, tooling, general mechanics tool kits, service kits, inventory tracking, global supply chain, power transmission, vehicle maintenance, MILSPEC hardware, MILSPEC connectors, and MILSPEC fasteners. The company serves government users, prime contractors, MRO customers, manufacturers, and distributors. ISO Group, Inc. was formerly known as ISO Parts, Inc. and changed its name to ISO Group, Inc. in 2006. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in West Melbourne, Florida.
Business Description SDH Group, Inc. strives to have a portfolio of companies focused on the sustainable reclamation of resources. SDH Group continually seeks out emerging products, processes and technologies in the areas of reclamation, resource recovery and energy alternatives to develop into commercial ventures. The global market for reclamation products, services and technologies is estimated to be in the tens of billions of dollars.Currently, SDH Group has one operational LLC (Tampa Bay Recycling) and three fully developed LLCs. The base LLC is Vehicle Environmental Solutions (VES) will establish a state-of-the-art indoor, environmentally benign, semi-automated automobile reclamation facility, capable of processing up to 20 thousand (per shift) end-of-life automobiles per annum, and produce substantial concentrations of reclaimed component materials and parts. The semi-automated disassembly line is patented and operational in 4 locations in Europe. SDH Group intends on purchasing the patents and company that produces the disassembly line and is in negotiations with the owners. The other developed and planned LLC work as “cousins” to VES. An example is Pt-Rh, LLC which was developed to extract and refine the three types of Platinum that are used in all catalytic converters. This company alone in its first year of operation could generate $20 million in profits. Other companies include Used Tire Solutions and Global Plastic Recycling as two more “cousins” in generating revenues for SDH Group.Issues There are more than 50 million automobiles manufactured per year in the United States, with in excess of 13 million automobiles that are reaching the end of their useful life each year and this trend seems to be growing every year. Far more than 10 million vehicles are scrapped annually in one form or another, in the United States alone. Most of these automobiles end up in junkyards, where employees, with little regard for environmental impact, partially dismantle vehicles to satisfy individual customer orders. The remaining hulk (an industry term) is usually sent off to a scrap dealer (shredder). Shredders are primarily interested in getting rid of the vehicle and their process is very unfriendly to the environment. The yards place each vehicle into the machine which, of course, shreds the vehicle. Seeing that they do not disassemble the vehicle, the shreddings are mixed and therefore contaminated and cannot be utilized for recycling. In all cases, the hulk contains significant amounts of materials/parts that, if reclaimed in large quantities, separated and generically identified, would have enhanced value.Marketing, Sales and Customers There is a supply and demand issue with this type of environmental recycling. On the supply side, SDH Group has been in talks with two major automobile insurance companies. Aside from a formal contract, it has been agreed that SDH/VES will accept all the insurance companies’ end of life vehicles (ELV), which will average approximately 300 automobiles per week. On the demand side, SDH/VES has lined up buyers for approximately 98% of all auto parts, metals, plastics, glass harvested. Approximate gross value per vehicle is $1,700. One shift can disassemble up to 800 ELV per month.Competition In the United States, the automobile reclamation industry is ad hock and fragmented. The few attempts to consolidate have failed because no economies of scale resulted from the roll-ups (e.g.: Ford’s Greenleaf program, LKQ - a CarMax affiliate, and Parts America.) The VES systems technology approach is a needed fundamental change to the industry. The existing markets and emerging new markets, for reclaimed automotive materials and parts are constantly looking for a one-stop-shop, because the costs are less. There is a supply and a large demand for these used auto parts and scrap metals, plastics and glass.Other Potential Business/Technological Acquisitions: As noted, SDH Group
An assembly line is a manufacturing process in which parts are added to a product in a sequential manner to create a finished product much faster than with handcrafting-type methods. The division of labour was initially discussed by Adam Smith, regarding the manufacture of pins, in his book The Wealth of Nations. The assembly line was first mechanized in the U.S. by Eli Whitney, in 1797, who also patented a type of cotton gin. Whitney began using the assembly line to manufacture muskets that had interchangeable parts. He was then contracted to supply 10,000 muskets for the U.S. government in two years. Prior to Whitney's mechanization of the assembly line, craftsmen made muskets one at a time. Due to the handmade & custom nature of this process, each musket was unique. If a single part of the musket broke, it could not be easily replaced, but instead required a custom repair. Because parts manufactured by Whitney's assembly line parts were interchangeable, common parts could be used to replace broken ones. This was a vast improvement in both manufacturing and maintenance of produced goods. In the early 1900s, Ford Motor Company adopted the assembly line to mass-produce the Model T.
an ERO (equipment repair order) parts bin in the United States Marine Corps, when discussing maintenance management and repair parts management. When conducting maintenance on a piece of equipment, or vehicle, parts are ordered. When parts come in they are placed into the bins until all the parts arrive, and then they are signed for by a mechanic and applied to the equipment, or vehicle.
to cut through a part of something so that it is separated completely from the main part, or to be separated completely in this way;to put or keep apart : DIVIDE,especially : to remove (something, such as a part) by or as if by cutting;to become separated;to become separated from each other;To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument:carve, cleave, cut, dissever, slice, slit, split.to end something such as a friendship or a connection completely and permanently;To end a friendship or relationship:defriend,unfriend,break off;break up, decouple, disassociate,disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, disunite (an estate, titles of a statute, etc.).,Divorce, part, ramify,resolve, separate,sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; ,part,rend (literary),detach, bisect,cut in two,sunder,sunder,discontinue, terminate, abandon, dissolve, put an end to, dissociate;to separate (a part) from the whole, as by cutting or the like.to divide into parts, especially forcibly;to break off or dissolve (ties, relations, etc.).Law. to divide into parts; to distinguish; discriminate between.become divided into parts.
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A quality that applies to materiel or systems: a. possessing like and interchangeable characteristics enabling each to be utilized, or operated and maintained, by personnel trained on the others without additional specialized training; b. having interchangeable repair parts and/or components; and c. applying to consumable items interchangeably equivalent without adjustment.
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ACMAT (Ateliers de Construction Mécanique de L'Atlantique, also known as ALM-ACMAT) (English: Atlantic Mechanical Engineering Workshops) is a French manufacturer of cross-country and tactical military vehicles since 1958. Known for their reliability, simplicity, ruggedness and their 80% (over 3,500) commonality of parts across the entire product line, these vehicles were originally targeted at African and Asian countries who could not afford more expensive vehicles. The ACMAT company built their vehicles based on standardisation, commonality of parts and components, and on interchangeability; parts are interchangeable with vehicles built 30 years ago. Parts commonality includes cabs, structural components, engines and drive trains. ACMAT uses many of the same parts for all of its line of vehicles. They even produce an armoured variant of both the 4x4 and 6x6 versions of the VLRA. ACMAT is a subsidiary of Arquus Defense, previously Renault Truck Defense, which since 22 May 2006 has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Renault Trucks.Many French fire brigades also use ACMAT vehicles due to their lower cost and 4WD ability. Several thousand are in use by 42 countries including France and the Irish Defence Forces. ACMAT also designs, manufactures and builds trailers, shelters and generators. ACMAT has exported over 85 percent of the 12,000 plus vehicles it produced into 50 different countries.
An assembly line is a manufacturing process (often called a progressive assembly) in which parts (usually interchangeable parts) are added as the semi-finished assembly moves from workstation to workstation where the parts are added in sequence until the final assembly is produced. By mechanically moving the parts to the assembly work and moving the semi-finished assembly from work station to work station, a finished product can be assembled faster and with less labor than by having workers carry parts to a stationary piece for assembly. Assembly lines are common methods of assembling complex items such as automobiles and other transportation equipment, household appliances and electronic goods. Workers in charge of the works of assembly line are called assemblers.
A type of jig that expedites repetitive hole center location on multiple interchangeable parts by acting as a template to guide the twist drill into the precise location of each intended hole center.
Vertical search engine Octopart, which launched not too long ago, focuses on putting an end the inadequate search engines used by electronics parts manufacturers. Octopart lets you search, compare prices, and view specifications for parts on Allied Electronics, Digi-Key, Mouser, and Newark InOne. They have a deal with how-to hobbyist’s site, Instructables, to make buying parts for your project a snap. They’ve also got more parts suppliers calling to get their data up on the site.
Vehrity's collaboration platform improves the speed, accuracy and richness of commercial auto parts procurement by adding a 2-way information channel to the phone calls that account for 90% of all inquiries and orders.Our browser app gives auto parts distributors and jobbers a meaningful competitive advantage, transforming inbound calls from their customers into efficient engagement opportunities while reducing the 20% product return rate that is endemic to the industry.For independent repair shops, our mobile app streamlines workflow and delivers better information so that they get the right parts faster and finish jobs when promised.Vehrity is, quite simply, a better connection for the commercial auto parts market!
A hydraulic motor is a mechanical actuator that converts hydraulic pressure and flow into torque and angular displacement (rotation). The hydraulic motor is the rotary counterpart of the hydraulic cylinder as a linear actuator. Most broadly, the category of devices called hydraulic motors has sometimes included those that run on hydropower—namely, water engines and water motors—but in today's terminology the name usually refers more specifically to motors that use hydraulic fluid as part of closed hydraulic circuits in modern hydraulic machinery. Conceptually, a hydraulic motor should be interchangeable with a hydraulic pump because it performs the opposite function - similar to the way a DC electric motor is theoretically interchangeable with a DC electrical generator. However, most hydraulic pumps cannot be used as hydraulic motors because they cannot be backdriven. Also, a hydraulic motor is usually designed for working pressure at both sides of the motor.Hydraulic pumps, motors, and cylinders can be combined into hydraulic drive systems. One or more hydraulic pumps, coupled to one or more hydraulic motors, constitute a hydraulic transmission. One of the first rotary hydraulic motors to be developed was that constructed by William Armstrong for his Swing Bridge over the River Tyne. Two motors were provided, for reliability. Each one was a three-cylinder single-acting oscillating engine. Armstrong developed a wide range of hydraulic motors, linear and rotary, that were used for a wide range of industrial and civil engineering tasks, particularly for docks and moving bridges. The first simple fixed-stroke hydraulic motors had the disadvantage that they used the same volume of water whatever the load and so were wasteful at part-power. Unlike steam engines, as water is incompressible, they could not be throttled or their valve cut-off controlled. To overcome this, motors with variable stroke were developed. Adjusting the stroke, rather than controlling admission valves, now controlled the engine power and water consumption. One of the first of these was Arthur Rigg's patent engine of 1886. This used a double eccentric mechanism, as used on variable stroke power presses, to control the stroke length of a three cylinder radial engine. Later, the swashplate engine with an adjustable swashplate angle would become a popular way to make variable stroke hydraulic motors.
A nut driver is a tool for tightening nuts and bolts. It essentially consists of a socket attached to a shaft and cylindrical handle and is similar in appearance and use to a screwdriver. They generally have a hollow shaft to accommodate a shank onto which a nut is threaded. They are typically used for lower torque applications than wrenches or ratchets and are frequently used in the appliance repair and electronics industries.Variations include T-shaped handles for providing the operator with a better grip, ratcheting handles, sockets with recessed magnets for holding fasteners, and flex shafts for bending around obstructions. A spinner handle is a shaft and handle with a drive fitting—most commonly ¼"—at the end for attaching interchangeable sockets. This allows one to use a single handle with a number of sizes instead of having a separate nut driver for each size. However, a spinner lacks the benefit of a hollow shaft; thus, a common alternative system is a single handle with interchangeable shafts in each size.