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RAM

RAM (Random Access Memory)

a COMPUTER memory device from which data can be read and on to which data can be written. The contents of such memory can be added to, or erased, by an operator. RAM is incorporated in microchips which allow the operative access to any part of the memory without having to move sequentially through the contents of the memory from start to finish.

RAM

Short for reverse annuity mortgage. See reverse mortgage.

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In the event of any damage to or derangement of the apparatus, which from its protected situation and simple construction is not likely to occur, the cartridge and projectile may be lifted to the muzzle of the gun when depressed into the loading position by a davit freed to the front of the platform, and passed home into the gun by an ordinary hand rammer in the usual way, the men performing this operation being almost as perfectly protected (standing upon a banquette in front of the mounting, and on both sides when using "bell" ropes to pull the rammer) as they are while working the mechanical loading system.
The new Atlas Copco LT Rammers are designed for compaction work in confined areas.
Material Handling Equipment: Caterpillar wheel loaders, Caterpillar hydraulic material handlers, Bobcat skid steers, Rammer hydraulic hammers, Stanley-Labounty mobile shear
Holly, Michigan, has introduced a new sand rammer, Disa/Dietert Model 315-A.
The conventional use of a pipe rammer is to attach the tool to a section of steel pipe or casing and hammer it through the ground with rapid percussive blows powered by compressed air.
Doosan has launched a range of light compaction equippment, comprising vibratory plate compactors, upright rammers and walk-behind single and double drum rollers.
Fill between them with sub-base and compact it with an earth rammer.
On recent projects in Colorado, Washington state and other locations in North America, SEDD crews have utilized various HDD assist techniques with pipe rammer systems from trenchless equipment manufacturer TT Technologies, Aurora, Ill.
The shell-loading system manages the rammer, ammunition supply and inductive fuse setting providing rates of fire of three rounds in less than l0 seconds.
Before he starts, though, make sure the cannon tube is elevated and depressed several times, the cab is traversed 360 degrees, and the rammer activated.
The sand rammer is the most fundamental piece of equipment in the foundry sand testing laboratory.
Minnesota organizations are internationally recognized for pioneering technologies to improve the delivery and outcomes of health care," stated Liz Rammer, chief operations officer for LifeScience Alley.