Hasenclever turntable

Hasenclever turntable

[′häz·ən‚klev·ər ¦tərn‚tā·bəl]
(mining engineering)
A turntable that is made to rotate by the friction between the positively driven pulley, the car, and the table; used as an alternative to the shunt-back or the traverser for changing the direction of mine cars or tubs, either on the surface or underground.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.