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axle

a bar or shaft on which a wheel, pair of wheels, or other rotating member revolves

axle

[′ak·səl]
(mechanical engineering)
A supporting member that carries a wheel and either rotates with the wheel to transmit mechanical power to or from it, or allows the wheel to rotate freely on it.

AXLE

An early string processing language. Program consists of an assertion table which specifies patterns, and an imperative table which specifies replacements. "AXLE: An Axiomatic Language for String Transformations", K. Cohen et al, CACM 8(11):657-661 (Nov 1965).
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United States-based Dana Incorporated has added S35-190FT single-reduction and S35-590FT double-reduction single drive axles with gross axle weight ratings of 35,000 pounds.
Searching through comments it's easy to find many scale RC enthusiasts, who already own a capable Gen7 truck or other scale crawler, that also want the added advantage of portal axles. This is why Redcat Racing is now offering their new portal axles as a kit.
The torsion stiffness of the frame is defined as the ratio of the torsion stiffness of the frame and the roll stiffness of the axles. The torsion stiffness is defined by the static model of the vehicle (Figure 1), where the stiffness of the axles and the frame are replaced by springs [4].
The meeting was told that total six check-posts have been established to implement the load axles plan, as 12-tonne load was allowed to single axles tractor-trolley.
Mack Trucks announced Automatic Standby Mode, a pioneering option for its 6 x 2 liftable pusher axle available on Mack Pinnacle highway models.
Instead of front axle and drive axle there are two more axles namely pusher and tag axle which are used in heavy commercial vehicles such as Beverages truck, Oil tank etc.
06 January 2017 - US-based trailer running gear and chassis assemblies maker DexKo Global Inc has acquired the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets of Standen's from the IMT Group, the company said.
It was found that vehicles used today, compared to those historically used, are longer, with a higher number of axles and a larger distance between them, thus, their effect on the load bearing construction of the bridge in many cases will be shorter, and only some axles simultaneously fit on a small or mid-span bridge.
The trailer can be equipped with one or more driving axles. Such machines produce significantly more traction and slip less, because more weight is utilized for their grip with the soil or road (Giedra, Janulevicius 2004, 2005; Wong 2008; Janulevicius, Giedra 2009).
In addition, the new John Deere hauler axles are designed for heavy-duty applications and include on-the-fly differential locks, outboard planetaries and each axle is independently pressure lubed and filtered.
The notification described the three- axle vehicle as a vehicle having only three axles rather than the multi- axle categorisation that had been applied to them earlier.
Summary: NEW YORK -- General Motors is expanding an earlier recall of some 2011 model-year trucks and SUVs to fix a problem that could cause the vehicles' rear axles to lock.