Labeling Dictionary

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Labeling Dictionary G

g
The force of acceleration due to gravity equal to 32.1739 ft/sec2 or 386 in./sec2.
Gage
A measuring device or measuring instrument.
Gate
1) A logic element that blocks or passes a signal, depending on the status of specified input signals. 2) The control element of an SCR or of some other solid-state devices. 3) A device or structure by means of which the flow of may be stopped or regulated. 4) Also, a section of conveyor equipped with a hinged mechanism for movable service often called a hinged section.
Gearmotor
A motor and speed reducer combination where the two units are flanged for connection to each other and have one output shaft; or where the two units are closely coupled with the motor resting on a base which is an integral party of the speed reducing housing.
Global Location Number (GLN)
Tool used to identify a location and can identify locations uniquely where required. It is part of the GS1 system of standards.
Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)
Identifier for products, uniquely identifying a specific product from a specific manufacturer. It is part of the GS1 system of standards.
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
A methodology of specification for a manufacturing process that ensures quality, safety, and engineering tolerances are met.
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
A type of display format that enables the user to choose commands, start programs, and see lists of files and other options by pointing to pictorial representations (icons) and lists of menu items on the screen. Choices can generally be activated either with the keyboard or with a mouse.
Gravity conveyor
Roller or wheel conveyor over which objects are advanced manually by gravity.
Grounding
The intentional connection of sections of an electrical circuit to a common reference conductor called the ground. The ground is almost always at a potential of zero volts and serves as the reference for the other voltages in the circuit.
GS1
GS1 (Global Standards One) is an international non-profit association dedicated to the development and implementation of global specifications to management of supply and demand chains across multiple sectors. The GS1 Identification Key is used to identify physical locations or legal entities.
GS1 DataBar
GS1 DataBar™ symbols can carry more information and identify small items than the current bar code. It can carry GS1 Application Identifiers such as serial numbers, lot numbers, and expiration dates, creating solutions to support product authentication and traceability for fresh food products and couponing.
GS1-128 code
GS1-128 is an application standard of the GS1 implementation using the Code 128 barcode specification. It uses a series of Application Identifiers to include additional data such as best before dates, batch numbers, quantities, weights and many other attributes needed by the user.
Guard enclosure
A surrounding case that protects equipment from its environment, and protects personnel against contact with the enclosed equipment.
Guide Rail
Members paralleling the path of a conveyor and limiting the objects or carriers to movement in a defined path.

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