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- another term for striker plate
- ‘The face component has a striking plate portion and a return portion.’
- ‘The striking plate is fitted with an electric strike which engages with a new sprung latch in the ‘piggy-back’ lock.’
- ‘In assembling, the striking plate mechanically connects to a front side of the golf club head body.’
- ‘Before we put on the striking plate make sure that the lock works, using both the key and internal knob.’
- ‘Nuts were tightened up with a flogging spanner, the first blow hit the striking plate fair and square.’
- ‘Due to the cranked shape, different material thicknesses of frames and striking plates can be compensated for.’
- ‘The security striking plate is mounted in the door frame opposite the mortise lock.’
- ‘We suggest the use of a plastic faced mallet when using the striking plates to prolong their life.’
- ‘The inclusion of some striking plates would bring much needed depth to works that are more often than not quite flat.’
- ‘The Cage Paktor utilises multiple rows of striking plates to offer selective stages of impact crushing.’
- ‘Finally, screw the striking plate in place.’
- ‘The cushioning profile is inlaid, striking plate and hinge recesses are mounted.’
- ‘This machine is designed in particular to fit striking plates to fixed frames of windows or French windows.’
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