Definition of shrink-fit in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʃrɪŋkfɪt


  • Denoting clothing, especially denim jeans, designed to shrink to the desired size after initial washing.
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    • The use of highly precise shrink-fit tools has eliminated some secondary processes and increased tool life by 30% to 40%.
    • In order to achieve the best possible shrink fit connection, a grease free socket and shank is necessary
    • The shrink-fit toolholder's ability to grip the entire tool shaft also contributes to the assembly's rigidity.

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