shaft balancing

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shaft balancing

[′shaft ‚bal·əns·iŋ]
(design engineering)
The process of redistributing the mass attached to a rotating body in order to reduce vibrations arising from centrifugal force. Also known as rotor balancing.
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Under the tank, the air-cooled engine has a new balance shaft for smoothness and revised fuel injection settings, cylinder head and exhaust for more low to midrange torque - all helping to give it a claimed 145mpg.
The report also provides an overview of the technical as well as other important aspects of the Automotive Balance Shaft Market .
The inline four features a secondary balance shaft which helps to eliminate vibration.
Key products for engine applications include powder metal connecting rods, balance shaft assemblies, craftshaft dampers and gears.
Metaldyne is a leading global designer and supplier of metal-formed components and assemblies for engine, transmission, and chassis applications including engine connecting rods, transmission valve bodies, crankshaft dampers and pulleys, machined wheel end components, forged and finished differential gears and assemblies, and balance shaft modules.
Metaldyne's Balance Shaft Module and Tubular businesses are being marketed by the investment banking firm Donnelly Penman & Partners.
A new balance shaft drive system that helps to negate the secondary harmonic typical of four-cylinder engines through the use of polymer resin gears reinforced with aramid.
The sale would involve Metaldyne's Powertrain, Balance Shaft Module, Tubular Products, and Chassis assets to MD Investors.
Unlike the RSX's engines, however, the CR-V motor uses a balance shaft integrated with the oil pump to keep NVH under control.
Products include engine connecting rods, engine bearing caps, cylinder oil jets, transmission sub assemblies, crankshaft rubber and viscous dampers, forged and finished differential gears and assemblies, and balance shaft modules.
Designed to withstand the harsh environment and stresses of GDI engines, BorgWarner's new silent chain for balance shaft drives debuts on Hyundai's Theta II four-cylinder GDI and turbo-GDI engines for the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Sorento, K5 and Sportage.