cone clutch


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cone clutch

[′kōn ‚kləch]
(mechanical engineering)
A clutch which uses the wedging action of mating conical surfaces to transmit friction torque.
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Unfortunately, this tractor used the cone clutch, which "was not noted for smooth operation." The Steel King Motor Plow was an 18-hp, 4,000-pound machine that cost $950 in its only year of manufacture, 1914.