drive shaft


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drive shaft

[′drīv ‚shaft]
(mechanical engineering)
A shaft which transmits power from a motor or engine to the rest of a machine.
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Inspection revealed both engine-driven pressure pumps had sheared their drive shafts.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Commercial Aircraft Drive Shaft Market for 2016-2020.
This report classifies and defines the global automotive drive shaft market.
Once the drive shaft handle is locked in place, the feeder handle should lock in the down position easily.
Haselkorn and his team at RIT, the Abcite ATP was deposited on the outer diameter of the drive shaft using a flame spray process (Figure 2).
On the tubs I use as planting pots, I duct tape the hole that the drive shaft is sleeved through before filling it with potting soil.
Suzuki's original offset drive shaft allows it to be used in smaller craft as well.
Recently, a leading processor found a suspect bearing on one of its steriliser units and, if previous experience was anything to go by, there was a high chance that a new drive shaft would need to be fitted fairly early to return the machine to production.
A FARM manager whose breach of safety rules cost a worker his arm when it was torn off by an unguarded drive shaft has been fined pounds 4,000.
The drive shaft integrates multiple drive components to eliminate set screws, keyways and other surface deficiencies, facilitating safe cleaning.
These options include: Flush Gland which allows packing leakage to be flushed away from the pump, preventing potential damage to seals and packing; Shaft Sleeve which protects drive shaft from wear in highly abrasive applications; and Ultra-Shield coatings to prolong rotor life in abrasive applications.
A drive shaft housing and an adapter plate for American Powerboat Assoc.