bull wheel


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bull wheel

[′bu̇l ‚wēl]
(mechanical engineering)
The main wheel or gear of a machine, which is usually the largest and strongest.
A cylinder which has a rope wound about it for lifting or hauling.
A wheel attached to the base of a derrick boom which swings the derrick in a vertical plane.
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Titan's new bull wheel is the largest in the world.
The following Titan team members contributed to the bull wheel project that was completed in record time: Dan Kayser, Manufacturing Engineering Manager; Todd Fetter, Product Engineer; Rich Sibbing, Product Engineer; Wayne Whittaker, Manufacturing Engineer; Jim Reed, Electronics Technician; Greg Heindselman, Electrical Supervisor; Dave Kuhl, Product Engineering Director; and Dave White, Maintenance Manager.
The Quincy, Illinois, facility is building the huge 25-foot diameter bull wheel with a load capacity of 500,000 pounds to use in tire testing.
This bull wheel will have load capacity of 500,000 pounds at 42 miles per hour.
The bull wheel will have the capacity to load tires up to 300,000 pounds and run tires up to 42 miles per hour.
Its manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City provides the classic structural components such as towers and terminal structures and its Sacramento facility manufactures the chairs, bull wheels and specialty equipment.