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air motor

[′er ‚mōd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device in which the pressure of confined air causes the rotation of a rotor or the movement of a piston.

air motor

An air-operated device used to open or close a damper, 1 or valve.
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Equipped with user-selectable formed TiN coated tool bits, it comes with a 5-hp pneumatic motor or an optional hydraulic motor and produces a thick chip without requiring cutting fluids, www.
The air hose is protected with double wire braid, and the pneumatic motor delivers powerful cleaning action from the rotating head to remove buildup.
The 2-hp pneumatic motor with 7,500 rpm operates in 8- to10-inch pipes and with additional extensions in pipes up to 22 inches.
Weighing in at only 2 pounds, the Windstorm 1-hp air router's compact size, combined with the low vibration pneumatic motor, can reduce user fatigue and increase productivity, the company says.
The Pneumatic Motor can be in production for up to 450 hours before it needs servicing.
Designed for hard-to-machine materials such as stainless steel and P-91, this tool has a 2-3/4 hp pneumatic motor, a rugged gear head design, and generate 1,500' - lb.
This allows the pneumatic motor to move with the pivot bearing independently of the housing.
Through being compressed, air becomes the craft's fuel and is readily converted to rotary motion when it is released through a pneumatic motor.
More than 100 standard models of strap hoists and winches are available in the line with electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic motor options.
Both engines rely on the same basic elements: a pressurized tank, or dewar, to hold the LN2; a heat exchanger that uses atmospheric heat to warm the LN2 and form gaseous nitrogen; and a pneumatic motor that uses the gas, which is pressurized, to drive the car's transmission.
Powered by a three HP pneumatic motor, the saw is fully supported to reduce operator fatigue.