Definition Of sprue

noun

a channel through which metal or plastic is poured into a mold.

Medical device molding applications and other processes that involve small sprues and runners are among the target markets for the machine.

disease of the small intestine causing malabsorption of food, in particular.

Example Of sprue

  • A rough or torn looking sprue cut on the base says you're not waiting long enough before striking off the sprue .

  • After solidification and cooling, the metal is in a white iron state, and gates, sprues , and feeders can be easily removed from the castings by impact.

  • Also, when trimming the plates from the sprues , make sure you trim the flash from the bottom of the recessed tab to let the courses sit level.

  • Analysis of the sprue showed that it was made of exactly the same metal as the coins.

  • But, for people with gluten intolerance, or celiac sprue , the body perceives gluten as a foreign substance and responds with a full-blown immune response.


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