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clevis

[′klev·əs]
(design engineering)
A U-shaped metal fitting with holes in the open ends to receive a bolt or pin; used for attaching or suspending parts.
(mining engineering)
A spring hook or snap hook which, in coal mining, is used to attach the bucket to the hoisting rope. Also known as clivvy.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

clevis

An iron (or a link in a chain) bent into the form of a horseshoe, stirrup, or letter U, with holes in the ends to receive a bolt or pin. (See illustration p. 218.)
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Meanwhile, the fundamental clevis remains a #1 folded or quick-change for small blades.
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Configurable to suit the application, the pins can be produced in a clevis pin head style, grab ring style or other styles, with various materials and finishes.
In all, eight Model 807-L power clamps are used to hold down the "clevis" at the end of the lift arms, a formed feature with a hole through which a pivot pin is inserted in the finished lift assembly.
For use in a variety of applications, the trailers can be equipped with either a pin and clevis tongue and hitch, or ring tongue and pintle hitch.