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drawbar

[′drȯ‚bär]
(engineering)
A bar used to connect a tender to a steam locomotive.
A beam across the rear of a tractor for coupling machines or other loads.
A clay block submerged in a glass-making furnace to define the point at which sheet glass is drawn.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Poor drawbar performance is caused by factors such as the soil type, mass distribution on wheel sets, wheel set characteristics, mass transfer during operation, and vegetation cover (GABRIEL FILHO et al., 2004).
For simulation, the user should consider a determined force applied to tractor drawbar, associated to a specific scenery, such as harrowing, plowing, subsoiling and others.
The drawbar vehicle, designed by Wheelbase Engineering, is fitted with a Carrier Transicold's Supra 1150UMT (multitemperature) under-mount unit.
Remember, however, that just because the lawn tractor has a drawbar hitch doesn't mean you should use it to pull a self-powered rotary tiller through an acre of garden, or tow a stoneboat across a freshly tilled field.
"When we look at the horsepower rating and the drawbar performance top to bottom, it goes a long way toward getting the machines on job sites."
Key features found on M Series dozers include more-powerful drawbar pull, increased horsepower ratings, the first selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology built into a dozer, fuel savings up to 14 percent, improved visibility, more-versatile controls and a pressurized cab for optimal comfort.
A farmer was extremely frustrated by trying to hitch drawbar equipment safely and quickly.
At the lighter-duty end of the spectrum are machines that look like miniature tractors, complete with large rear tires and a simple drawbar hitch.
Foley was dumping manure out of a tipper trailer when the drawbar broke and crashed forwards through the back of the tractor, fatally crushing him in the cab.