Cardan joint


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Cardan joint

[′kär‚dan ‚jȯint]
(mechanical engineering)
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Belden initially sought the certification to meet the requirements of UTC Aerospace Systems, one of the world's largest suppliers of advanced aerospace and defence products, which was looking for a vendor for high-quality cardan joints for its high-lift actuation systems.
The tripod pneumatic manipulator consists of a supporting structure, fixed base, moving platform, prismatic joints (P-joints)--three servo-pneumatic axes, Cardan joints (U-joints) and rotary joints (R-joints).
44 inches (and no less), your truck has the Cardan joint internal axle, also known as the U-joint style internal axle.
The automaker is to replace the right axle shafts of those models manufactured between February 4 and February 19, 2009, if the constant velocity cardan joint comes out and makes the car undriveable.