direct drive


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direct drive

[də¦rekt ′drīv]
(mechanical engineering)
A drive in which the driving part is directly connected to the driven part.
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Also known as an electric cylinder, this compact direct drive linear motor is 0.
PlaneWave Instruments introduces the L-500 Direct Drive Mount ($18,000).
The advanced model of our proven direct drive offshore wind turbine platform and our advanced services will leverage the energy output of this lighthouse project and help to move offshore wind into the energy mainstream in Europe.
Siemens' direct drive wind turbine technology for offshore and onshore wind turbines reaches the next development milestone.
The SDLM-025-070-01-01 direct drive linear motor, also known as an electric cylinder, has a built-in encoder, zero backlash, zero cogging, and provides users with high acceleration, high speed, high resolution, and long life.
However, the large hydraulic direct drive has become an effective and widely used solution for a growing number of applications where a heavy mass needs to be moved under variable speeds using a system that can handle "shock" loads (sudden increases in the weight and mass of loads being moved) with the ability to deliver energy-efficient and reliable performance--often operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Auto Business News-March 27, 2015--Volvo Trucks to add XE super direct drive to powertrain packages
Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights on wind turbine gearbox and direct drive markets.
SDLM-051 direct drive linear motors with built-in encoder from MotiCont eliminate backlash and provide users with high acceleration, high speed.
India, June 12 -- According to the company, the HyPlex Prime represents the newest advancements in highly efficient, direct drive waterjet pumps.
Direct drive electro-hydraulic servo system studies based on fuzzy PID control.
Indeed, as long ago as 1988, scientists at the University of Rochester achieved compression of deuterium-tritium fuel capsules to 100200 liquid density using direct drive and only 2 kilojoules of laser light (approximately 700-1000-fold compression is needed for fusion power plants).