On-center

On-center

As used in house construction, the distance from the center of one framing member to the center of another. In wood-frame construction, studs are typically 16 or 24 inches on-center.

center-to-center, on center

The distance between the center line of one element, member, part, or component (as a stud or joist) and the center line of the next.
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The electric, variable-assist power steering system from ZF Lenksysteme is designed to deliver excellent response and on-center characteristics while saving fuel since engine power isn t directly required to assist gear movement as is the case with conventional hydraulic systems.
Steering had good on-center feel and felt normal, for an electric power rack-and-pinion setup.
SHEETROCK UltraLight Panels are ideal for use on ceilings with up to 24-inch, on-center framing and water-based texture, presenting potential cost-savings when used as a replacement for 5/8-inch type X board used on ceilings or 1/2-inch interior ceiling board.
Two ISI SU566 overhead edge-mounted belt shuttles have a 600-lb on-center carriage payload capacity.
SHEETROCK UltraLight Panels are also ideal for use on ceilings with up to 24-inch, on-center framing and water-based texture, presenting potential cost-savings when used as a replacement for 5/8-inch type X board used on ceilings or 1/2-inch interior ceiling board.
The variable assistance enhances overall handling with reduced steering effort in parking lots and a higher rate on the highway that provides a more solid, direct and on-center feel.
Current systems compensate for wind shear, road surface imperfections and vehicle alignment to deliver on-center feel.
He added that "typically the complaint in a long iron is golfers can't get enough height and they're not getting a flush, on-center hit.
It added a steering damper to reduce drift and shimmy and improve the on-center feel of the steering, and beefed up the bushings that isolate the front and rear subframes from the body to both enhance handling and reduce NVH.
EPAS has made a dramatic contribution to Mustang GT driving dynamics, delivering quicker on-center steering response, increased effort at highway speeds and reduced effort required in low-speed parking maneuvers.
The double-pivot aluminum front suspension has a lower ride height, firmer springs and dampers, and the steering is tuned for stronger on-center feel.