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Sconce

A wall bracket to hold signs, displays, lights, mirrors, etc. Usually in pairs.

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Scleroscope Hardness

Measure of a materials resistance to localized plastic deformation. Most hardness tests involve indentation, but hardness may be reported as resistance to scratching (file test), or rebound of a projectile …

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Schematic

Pertaining to, or in the form of, a scheme or diagram. A structural diagram such as a drawing of an electrical or a mechanical system.

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Scarf Joint

A joint made by cutting away similar angular segments of two adherends and bonding the adherends with the cut areas fitted together.

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Scanner

A device used to capture an image electronically. Light-sensitive sensors convert the information relating to the image (colors, shapes, brightness, etc.) into electrical values. The two major types of scanners …

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Scanned Beam

A rapidly scanned, thin, pencil-like beam of accelerated electrons that yields an area of irradiation.

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Scan-A-Web

In web printing, a rotating mirror arrangement where speed can be varied to match speed of press so image on paper can be examined during printing.

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Scaling

1. Determining the proper size of an image to be reduced or enlarged to fit an area. 2. A process used for spotting large contoured areas by using a spotting …

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Saxaphone

Five-eighth inch hand grinder that is big and cumbersome to use. Used for rough-grinding where there is a large amount of stock to be removed.

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Sawtooth Hanger

Common device attached to the back of wall mounted signage, wood frames, plaques, etc. so unit can be easily adjusted to hang level.

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Sausage

A bulge outside of the finish form area on a draw punch or cavity to take up loose metal or to help control the draw process. Also called a bologna …

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Satellite Principle

An offset printing press works according to the satellite principle, where several complete printing units, including plate cylinder, blanket, inking unit and damping unit, are arranged around a central impression …

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Sanding Bob

A small tightly rolled and glued emery cloth designed to be mounted on a mandrel and used on a hand grinder for polishing.

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Same-Store Sales

Same-Store Sales are sales dollars generated only by those stores that have been open more than a year and have historical data to compare this years sales to the same …

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Same-Store

Same-Store or Comp Store, is a store, or group of stores, open a year or more.

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