ball race


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ball race

[′bȯl ‚rās]
(design engineering)
A track, channel, or groove in which ball bearings turn.
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Each track has two sets of steel roller bearings (balls) encased in a steel ball race. This provides for nearly frictionless motion, which permits use of an engine of much lower horsepower.
Each pumphead has as standard a 3 roller rotor mounted on its own stainless steel drive shaft which is supported by two ball race bearings to minimise the side load on the drive motor so extending the life of that unit.
KING COLE: Andy celebrates his strike; BALL RACE: Wayne Rooney and Blackburn's Martin Taylor challenge for possession; ROON AT THE TOP: Lee Carsley helps Rooney celebrate his brilliant winner
The quantity of oil is quite critical, as too much oil causes excessive heat and too little causes unacceptable wear of the ball race. In many cases, each individual bearing is supplied with oil mist from a controlled valve.
ON THE RUN: Town's Gary Roberts looks to break through OUT OF CONTROL: Substitute Robbie Simpson agonisingly watches the ball race away from him as he moves in on Rovers' goal (PC190110Ctown) BLOCKED OUT: Theo Robinson finds the Rovers defence resolute
When I heard Michael Steinberg read his baseball memoir, Still Pitching I heard the ball race through the air and felt how it might come off the page and smack one right in the face.
BALL RACE: West Ham's Kanoute runs a neck and neck race with Youl Mawene; HOT HAMMER: Paolo Di Canio's right foot shot flashes just wide
The grooved ball race on the underside of the track plate would buckle up in reverse and those balls would pour out on the ground.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of main slew ball race and other works in bwe 1422 in mine-ii
Samuels' shots were so well placed and hit with enormous power that the fielders often had to watch the ball race to the boundary in a flash.
BALL RACE: Scorer Thierry Henry sets off with Boro defender Ugo Ehiogu hot on his heels; GLORY BOY: Bergkamp points to his Arsenal badge after notching two goals but Ray Parlour (inset) saw red