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ply for trade

To seek out or try to engage new customers. Said especially of taxi services. Primarily heard in UK. The city council has introduced new measures to crack down on the number of taxis allowed to stop outside of pubs and theatres plying for trade.
See also: ply, trade

ply for business

To seek out or try to engage new customers. Said especially of taxi services. Primarily heard in UK. The city council has introduced new measures to crack down on the number of taxis allowed to stop outside of pubs and theatres plying for business.
See also: business, ply

ply for hire

To seek out or try to engage new customers. Said especially of taxi services. Primarily heard in UK. The city council has introduced new measures to crack down on the number of taxis allowed to stop outside of pubs and theatres plying for hire.
See also: hire, ply

ply between

To traverse or sail between (two places) frequently and regularly. There's a ferry that plies between the island and the mainland twice a week. We have a line of cargo ships that ply between America and Japan several times a month.
See also: between, ply

ply between (something and something else)

to travel between things or places regularly or constantly. There are a number of small craft that ply between Santerem and Manaus on a regular basis. Our little ship was unable to ply the entire distance between the two islands.
See also: between, ply
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It can be seen from the table that there was a pronounced decrease in average maximum strain of the laminated crossarms as the number of utility pole plies in the crossarms increased, while average MOR of the four composition crossarm groups fluctuated mildly at about 65 MPa.
Steiner obtained encouraging results with an intermediate approach, whereby thermoplastic PEEK and polyethersulfone (PES) particles were dispersed in thermoset cyanate ester resin mainly in the interlaminar region between prepreg plies. This was accomplished by using large enough thermoplastic resin particles (11 microns) to be trapped in the outer regions of the prepreg by the carbon-fiber fabric.
To cope with these stresses, more tires will be equipped with cap plies, and greater performance will be demanded from those cap plies.
* Body or carcass plies - rubber coated polyester, nylon, rayon, aramid or steel cords.
Special features of PEN make it desirable as a tire reinforcement in high performance passenger tire carcass, truck carcass and passenger tire cap plies.
Diffusion of oxygen through the innerliner and other plies supports oxidative reactions in the body of the tire (ref 1) gradually degrading the material properties of the internal components.
Typical of preassembly tasks are assembly of tire body or carcass plies, breaker plies, application of apex (a filler which fairs the body plies to the bead), application of flipper stock (a reinforcement tying the bead to the tire body plies) and application of bead cover stock (either gum or rubberized fabric) to the bead.
This is because it is important to get good flow of the compound (to get good ply-to-ply adhesion and bonding to the metal core) and to allow any entrapped air within or between plies to dissolve or escape to the surface of the roll before curing takes place.
Not only are the angles (P, y) that the steel cords in the second and third belt plies (8,9) form with the circumferential direction (A-A) approximately equal, but also the angles (a, 6) that the steel cords in the first and fourth belt plies (7, 10) form with the circumferential direction (A-A) are likewise approximately equal.
Tenders are invited for 1 Hydraulic Hose Pipes, 100R2-Bt, Non-Strive, Oil Resistant Synthatic Rubber, Having 2 Spiral Plies And Wire Braided.
Not only must we determine the design variables that influence the properties of a metallic tube (such as the inner diameter and wall thickness), but we must also determine some typical design variables for laminated composites, such as the ply orientations and number of plies. Intelligent optimization algorithms, especially evolutionary algorithms, are widely used for the optimization of composite laminated tube designs.
Hanks, West and McMinn developed a fiber-reinforced resin composite for ballistic protection consisting of multiple plies of a woven fabric and resin.
Manual operations can for example be found in material handling, when picking prepreg plies from a cutter table and stacking them to form a plane laminate in preparation for a subsequent forming operation.
In many existing AFP cells manual inspection of composite plies accounts for a large percentage of production time.
MilliCap Reinforcement Tape technology can produce an extruded nylon tape with two times the modulus of current cap plies. The higher modulus, coupled with the sub-millimeter rubber cement coating, provides three key benefits: decreased cap ply usage, improved tire performance and reduced manufacturing steps.