A seat is place to sit, often referring to the area one sits upon as opposed to other elements like armrests. A seat is also known as a bench, a chair, a chaise longue, chesterfield, a couch, a davenport or a settee.
- Seating - a surface or device designed to support the weight of a person or object, typically used in various industrial, manufacturing, or transportation settings.
Examples of seating in an industrial context:
- Valve seat - a surface in a valve or other fluid control device that seals against a valve closure element, preventing fluid from leaking out of the valve.
Examples of valve seats in an industrial context:
- Seats in water valves
- Seats in oil and gas valves
- Seats in hydraulic valves
- Bearings - a mechanical component that provides support and reduces friction between moving parts, often used in rotating machinery.
Examples of bearings in an industrial context: