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tie rod

[′tī ‚räd]
(civil engineering)
A structural member used as a brace to take tensile loads.
(engineering)
A round or square iron rod passing through or over a furnace and connected with buckstays to assist in binding the furnace together.
(mechanical engineering)
A rod used as a mechanical or structural support between elements of a machine.
(mining engineering)
Vertical rods mounted in overlying horizontal shaft timbers.

Tie rod

A rod in tension, used to hold parts of a structure together.

tie rod

A rod in tension, used to bind parts of a structure together. (See illustration p. 998.)
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When you get the drag link with the new design, go ahead and adjust the tie-rod ends to match the same length of the drag link being replaced.
There's a CAUTION in the work package that tells you the tie-rod end must be installed toward the rear of the vehicle.
The ChiefTC tie-rod and ChiefWC and ChiefWP welded cylinder lines complement this capability as off-the-shelf products.
The company's flagship ChiefTC tie-rod line is available in bore sizes from 2 to 5 in.
The CDTI and CDT4 series of NFPA tie-rod hydraulic cylinders come with options for sealing systems, including fluorocarbon, NBR, PTFE and wear-resistant polyurethane seals.
According to the details, a passenger bus while taking to the pilgrims was going to Lodhran from Sehwan when it overturned due to the broken of its tie-rod at Bahadar Chowk in Raheem Yar Khan and resultantly killed seven persons at the spot and injured 25 others.
Unlike all the other large two-platen models, Milacron's hydromechanical damp doesn't use tie-rod cylinders to build damp pressure; instead it builds tonnage with a direct-acting, shortstroke "pancake" cylinder mounted in the stationary platen behind the die plate.
Milacron's hydromechanical damp design doesn't use tie-rod cylinders to build clamp pressure; instead it builds tonnage with a direct-acting, short-stroke "pancake" cylinder mounted in the stationary platen behind the die plate.
5 different, universally-applicable standard C- and T-slot sensors that are available for use in round cylinders and cylinders with tie-rods.
2]) roof of lead sheet pugging, membrane and oak ceiling boards, is supported by a composite truss of white American oak rafters, stainless-steel tie-rods and intermediate circular posts.
The City of Riviera Beach is soliciting sealed bids from qualified and licensed Utility Pipe Contractors familiar with OSHA lead construction standard and it s requirements to furnish all labor, personnel, equipment, tools, supervision, permits, testing, repairs, services and incidentals to complete the work required to rehabilitate the twenty-two (22) aerial pipe crossings that generally consist of removing and disposing of existing coatings, cleaning and coating the pipes, fittings and fixtures; and installing, repairing or replacing air release valves, security fan guards, security chain link fencing, tie-rods, fitting and joint bolts, and pipe straps.
The automaker is recalling the vehicle because of defective rear tie-rods.