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air spring

[′er ‚spriŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A spring in which the energy storage element is air confined in a container that includes an elastomeric bellows or diaphragm.
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In recent years, based on SIMPACK and Matlab Simulik software, many foreign scholars analyze the dynamic characteristics of air spring (Chen, 2013).
When the payload is very large (about 1000 kg), the cross-sectional area of the air spring is relatively small, which can be equivalent to simply supported beam structure.
The air springs business unit is the manufacturer of Goodyear air springs that are used in suspension systems, cabs and seats of commercial vehicles.
As discussed above, the air spring suspension has a number of advantages in real application.
Tees Valley Gym-nastics Club founders Robert Davies and Allison Thain, right, and young members using the new specialist air spring mats, below.
Air springs that use the elasticity of air as an isolator which acts as a soft spring.
At the present time, air spring suspension control systems have found wide application in the world, because these systems allow for the improvement of dynamic interaction between a railway vehicle and the track (Suda et al.
Since air spring studs are relatively long, and use fine threads, it took significant time and effort to run them down the stud with resistance-heavy, prevailing torque nuts," says Grey Copeland, senior project engineer.
The air springs business unit is the manufacturer of Goodyear air springs which are used in the suspension systems of commercial vehicles.
The pneumatic model has no electrical or control lines for operation; the air spring is raised to the desired height with shop air or by portable compressor, and lowered by bleeding air with a control valve.
First and second stage air spring building machines are manufactured by this company.
It prevents accidental and unnecessary air spring deflation on your FMTV truck.