trunnion


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trunnion

[′trən·yən]
(design engineering)
Either of two opposite pivots, journals, or gudgeons, usually cylindrical and horizontal, projecting one from each side of a piece of ordnance, the cylinder of an oscillating engine, a molding flask, or a converter, and supported by bearings to provide a means of swiveling or turning.
A pin or pivot usually mounted on bearings for rotating or tilting something.
(engineering)
A tubular section of steel welded to the side of a pipe in order to help support the pipe.
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The cast bolt carrier indirectly adds to the stress delivered to the trunnion.
If you are using a barrel that was matched to the trunnion, you may be able to get by without headspace gauges.
By the way, a trunnion mount inspection is now part of the crew/operator's BEFORE PMCS.
During postflight, the IP noticed the left main-strut trunnion was not attached to the aircraft.
Oliver Twinsafe Valves utilises trunnion ball technology to offer increased safety measures within one valve body, minimising the risk of leaks whilst offering significant weight and space savings over two standard isolation ball valves (in typical double block and bleed format).
Each half has a trunnion fitted at 900 to the joint face: this required boring a hole in the fabrication, manufacturing and fitting the trunnion to the required tolerance.
The unit consists of a trunnion mounted drum manufactured in three ingenious sections, the first section removes gravel and soil, the second sticky products, such as leaves, and the third section large waste, such as pods and soil clods.
Various options may be added, including stream/water jacket, insulation, scraper blades, flush-mounted ball valves and trunnion tilting.
The drip oil system for the trunnion also plugs occasionally, causing metal grinding with subsequent repairs.
The suspension and brake systems of the latest versions of its TA3O and TA4O ADTs have received considerable attention, with the rear suspension now featuring trunnion type suspension bushes to provide enhanced durability and reduced maintenance.
The machine tongue is positioned with trunnion hydraulic cylinders.