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Retractable Cores

Used when molding parts in cavities not perpendicular to the direction in which the part is ejected from the mold. The cores are automatically pulled from the mold prior to …

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Retarders

Additives used to slow down a chemical reaction, or evaporation rate.

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Retainer Plate

The plate on which demountable pieces, such as mold cavities, ejector pins, guide pins, and bushings, are mounted during molding; usually drilled for steam or water.

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Retailing

The selling of goods and services to the consumer.

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Retailer

An individual or firm that sells goods and services directly to the consumer.

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Retail Price

Price placed on an item or service for sale to the consumer.

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Retail Method

A method for estimating the cost of an ending inventory on the basis of a ration of the cost of the goods available for sale relative to the retail price …

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Retail Merchandise Management System / RMM

A system that tracks the performance of merchandise, reordering good sellers and identifying poor sellers, enabling store buyers to make timely merchandise decisions.

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Retail Display Allowance / RDA

An additional discount off the cover price of a magazine for guaranteeing adequate display of the magazine. The RDA is paid on top of the normal discount off of the …

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Restrike

To sharpen radii, form, or detail in previously formed area of a part. Also used to eliminate spring back. Also called spank.

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Restricted Gate

A very small office between runner and cavity in an injection mold. When the part is ejected, this gate readily breaks free of the runner system. Generally, the part drops …

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Responsible Care

The chemical industrys health, safety and environmental performance improvement initiative launched in 1988 by the Chemical Manufacturers Association (CMA).

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Respi Screen

In halftone photography, a contact screen with 110-line screen ruling in the highlights and 220-line in the middle tones and shadows to produce a longer scale and smoother gradation of …

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Resolution

A measure of the ability of input and output devices, or of photographic films, to visualize two adjacent dots separately from one another. The resolution depends on the physical properties …

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Resistance Projection Weld (RPW)

See projection weld.

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