blade shank

blade shank

blade shank
The thick, rounded portion of a propeller blade near the hub.
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The ENCASTRE boundary condition is assigned to the bottom surface of blade shank in stress analysis.
To select the right jig saw blade for the job, first determine the type of blade shank required by the manufacturer.
The propeller EI noted that a visual inspection had revealed an intact anodized coating on the blade shank, but no evidence of foam was found on the blade shank.