elevating mechanism

elevating mechanism

[′el·ə‚vād·iŋ ′mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(ordnance)
Mechanism on a gun carriage or launcher by which the weapon is elevated or depressed.
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Tenders are invited for Elevating Mechanism Assy / 188.
Solid steel rub bars down each side guide your load on and protect the elevating mechanism from damage.
The M205 includes an integral traverse and elevating mechanism.
An elevating mechanism for mobile receiving antennas.
It includes an M3-style tripod, replete with traversing and elevating mechanism and front and rear leg locks.
You see, a binder--with its 6-, 7-, 8- or 10-foot cutting platform and reel sticking out to the side of the elevating mechanism and tying deck- is too wide to pass through gates or down narrow country lanes.
be constructed with an enclosed pedestal to prevent foreign mater from elevating mechanism.
David Brown was formed in 1860 as a pattern maker for cast gears but became world-famous for its power transmissions and tractors | The company has occupied its Park Works headquarters site since 1902 | During the First World War employee numbers rose from 200 to 1,000 as David Brown made products such as propulsion units for warships, gun training and elevating mechanisms and trench mortar bombs | David Brown collaborated with Harry Ferguson to manufacture the Ferguson-Brown Tractor in 1936 before unveiling the first David Brown tractor in 1939.
The cutting, chopping and elevating mechanisms were all driven from the tractor's PT0 and the machine was said to require no more power than a 2-row corn picker.