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mechanical drive

A storage device that uses moving parts, such as a magnetic tape, magnetic disk or optical disc. The term is commonly used to contrast hard disks with non-mechanical solid state drives (SSDs). See hard disk and solid state drive.
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Analysis of business performance of Simens Mechanical Drive Systems (Tianjin) Co.
For example, a complete drive assembly can consist of an electrical drive, a motor and gearbox and mechanical drive parts.
LeTourneau Heavy Equipment: The Mechanical Drive Era 1921-1953 by Eric C.
The system will monitor the entire helicopter mechanical drive train from the engines to the rotor system, flight manual exceedances, and hundreds of aircraft system signals.
Other features include a mechanical drive system for the sealing head assembly in place of a pneumatic actuator to reduce air consumption.
This retains mechanical drive to all four wheels unlike the hybrid technology used by some 4x4 rivals, according to Land Rover.
Ships with mechanical drive systems actually have two sets of engines.
Filament winding machines for general and special purposes available with mechanical drive or up to six axes of CNC control.
In Thailand, it will also deliver three RB211 Dry Low Emissions mechanical drive packages for an onshore compressor station at Rayong, also operated by PTT.
Integrated with the onboard systems and mission computer, the IMDS provides full-time diagnostic monitoring of the helo's mechanical drive train.
Each model is available with a mechanical drive or optional servo driven print units.
In dryer applications, the patented Mechanical Drive system is frequently used to accommodate the significant thermal shaft growth and pressure-vacuum cycles common in this equipment Company incorporates 6mm or more of total runout/misalignment capacity into its seal designs Seals will also accommodate significant radial shock loads.

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