main shaft

main shaft

[′mān ′shaft]
(mechanical engineering)
The line of shafting receiving its power from the engine or motor and transmitting power to other parts.
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Providing of power distribution system in essential and non essential rising main shaft in place of damaged one and providing window/split ac at aiipmr haji ali, mumbai.
The mold pin is provided at one end of its main shaft portion with an expanded portion having a larger outer diameter.
With every rotation of the main shaft, it conveys the lubricating grease back into the interior, contributing to still more reduction of frictional losses.
In the centre of the wood is a large hole where the main shaft of the quarry once was.
The present invention is a reverse electric generator in that its main shaft is stationary and the outer housing armature rotates around the main shaft.
A main shaft that can be adapted by use of chuck or collet to hold tools for rotary machinery operations.
During the latter half of 2014, work proceeded on sink cutting for both the main and ventilation shafts; a milestone was reached with the cutting of the first station at 690 m on the ventilation shaft, and another target was reached soon after on the main shaft.
Lubrication: Dry sump lubrication Main shaft ratio: 40:76
the world's largest testing machine that allows testing of actual extra-large bearings in order to improve technical development of main shaft bearings of offshore wind turbines that are expected to increase in demand around the world into the future.
A new main shaft, which became known as Big Pit, was sunk in 1860, and was elliptical in shape.
Built with caged ball bearings on the load sprocket, and caged roller bearings on the main shaft, the Kinetic series manual chain and lever chain hoist minimize the manual effort required by the user for smoother operation.
Mr Wyatt and a colleague called Nigel Evans managed to flee up the main shaft with the water hot on their heels.