leaf spring


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leaf spring

[′lēf ‚spriŋ]
(design engineering)
A beam of cantilever design, firmly anchored at one end and with a large deflection under a load. Also known as flat spring.
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SANLUIS or the company) have been based on SANLUIS' business position as the leading producer of leaf springs suspension components in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) market (United States, Canada and Mexico combined) and Brazil, cost competitive advantages and hard currency generation.
The Ram 3500 continues to feature the rear Hotchkiss leaf spring system, but offers a supplemental air suspension system (late availability).
Rear clamp, clamp screw, or forward leaf spring missing from upper hand guard (rail)
It provides a more comfortable ride and better handling than a leaf spring setup when unloaded; however, with significant weight in the back of the vehicle, the coils can feel 'soft.
Both the M4 and M5 ARS use a rear clamp with a screw and a forward leaf spring to secure the upper rail to the M4/M4A1 or M16A4.
It features a suspension setup with a solid torsion bar to the front and semi elliptical leaf spring to the rear.
SANLUIS Rassini is the world's largest producer of suspension components for light commercial vehicles and the leader in leaf spring design and manufacturing in North America.
That's why it comes equipped with a leaf spring system to help open it to the pop-up, TOW load, uptight and full-open positions.
The high-performance formulations are also compatible for parts requiring flexibility, such as the leaf spring or plastic bumper of a car.
On the four-wheel-drive versions of the F-250 and F-350, Ford replaces the front leaf spring suspension with a newly designed monobeam coil spring setup that reduces the vehicles' turning circle by an average of 5.
In the first step of operation, the optimized leaf spring stabilizes the mobile phone when lightly pressing the shutter after confirming the subject.