Friday, 30 July 2021, 9:34 PM
Site: IMI eLearning
Course: IMI eLearning (IMI eLearning)
Glossary: Automotive Glossary
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Water Trap

A bowl used to separate water from fuel.

Waterborne

A type of paint which uses water as its primary carrier rather than typical organic solvents.

Watt

Unit of power. Volts X amps.

Wattage

The power rating of an electrical device.

Wave Wound

A winding that is wound in waves instead of individual coils.

Waveform

Pattern displayed on an oscilloscope screen.

Wavelength

The distance between corresponding points of two consecutive waves.

Wax

A uniquely formulated blend that protects and produces a durable, high-gloss finish on a painted surface. The application of waxes make it easier to clean painted surfaces. Some also serve as polishes due to containing a percentage of very fine abrasive and are capable of removing minor paint imperfections.

Wax Injection

Anti-corrosion body wax injected into box sections.

Wax Pellet Actuator

A switch or valve that operates as temperature affects a wax pellet.