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The cast iron plate which acts as the foundation for an item of machinery. A flat plate of iron in the bottom of the trough in a STAMPER, against which the rags are pounded. In a HOLLANDER beater so that the PULP has to pass between it and the roll above it. The distance between the two determines the fibre length of the PULP.

Alternative terms

Term Language Region
Baseplate English