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Shrink

A slang term for the losses a retail company suffers from shoplifting. Some companies, such as grocery stores, may build shrink into their earnings estimates.
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Comparing the effectiveness of elastic bandages and shrinker socks for lower extremity amputees.
Tooling technologies, including ValMILL V590 and V490 Square Shoulder Mills (shown) will be highlighted for turning, parting and grooving, and milling, as well as toolholding systems such as HSK tooling, Shrinker tools, and gaging systems.
The Shrinker Thermo-Contraction toolholding system permits cutter changes in seconds, providing concentric, balanced, and rigid toolholding.
In addition, Valenite will be exhibiting HSK tooling, VM modular Quick Change Tooling for turning, boring, drilling, threading, grooving, and cut-oft, as well as Shrinker tools, balanced adapters, and HVA aluminium body high-speed milling cutters.
The chuck is designed for use with the ER collets, GB style and with the Thermogrip shrinker nose configuration.
Smith's 112-page tool holder catalog includes its complete line of quick change drilling systems, quick change tapping systems, Shrinker tool holders, FISK tool holders, and special tool holders.
The patented Briney Tru-Axis presetting system used with the Shrinker Thermo-Contraction Toolholding is the first practical method of accurately presetting shrink-fit tooling to within .
Two of Briney's most significant shrinker installations are at a major automaker's engine plants where the savings in tooling costs have easily justified the cost of Shrinker tooling.
The Synchro Chuck is designed for use with the ER collets, GB style and with the Thermogrip shrinker nose configuration.