Examples from the Web for faceplate
Sanford flailed his arms about, trying to break the Chief's faceplate while he screamed furious things about futility.Space Tug|Murray Leinster
First the chuck is screwed onto the lathe spindle after removing the faceplate.
Sometimes eccentrics are turned while held upon special fixtures attached to the faceplate.
A cam of this sort on a drum is shown in the sketch at A, and on a faceplate, at B.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
By using a straight dog (B), which is driven by a pin b bolted to the faceplate, all danger from this source is eliminated.