Backplate

  • (noun): Plate armor protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass.

Some articles on backplate:

Backplate And Wing - Images
... A stainless steel bacplate with "M"-section centre channel End view of a backplate showing the "M"-section of the central channel Lightweight backplate with non-essential plating cut ... Note the backplate and wing setup with sidemounted stage tanks ...
Disc Brake - Brake Squeal
... linings, greasing or gluing the contact between caliper and the pads (finger to backplate, piston to backplate), bonding insulators (damping material ...
Sidemount - Configurations - Backplate and Wing Harness Adaptation
... Rigid Hogarthian style backplate and wing BCD systems may be modified by adding butt-plates, bungee cords and optional special sidemount buoyancy compensators ... Cylinders are supported at the valve end by bungee loops that run from the backplate to the front chest D-rings ... diving or cave diving) will generally prefer a soft fabric backplate, or webbing harness only, owing to the risk of a solid backplate becoming stuck in a small restriction ...
Backplate And Wing
... A backplate and wing (often abbreviated as BP W or BP/W), is a type of Scuba harness with buoyancy compensation device (BCD) worn by scuba divers ... Unlike most other BCDs, the backplate and wing is a modular system, in that it consists of separable components ... The backplate, a plate normally made from metal which sits against the diver’s back and to which the diver’s cylinder or cylinders are attached ...
Backplate And Wing - Configuration - Cylinder Attachment
... When a backplate is used with a single cylinder, a single tank adapter, or STA, is usually employed ... The STA is a small metal structure that bolts on to the backplate on the outside of the wings, contains two camstraps, and accommodates the cylinder ... instances, the STA may be omitted, and the camstraps threaded through the wing and backplate ...