end thrust

end thrust

The force exerted by the end of a structural member.
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The compressor's front bearing was made up of three ball races, each capable of taking end thrust. The rear bearing consisted of a single roller race.
All calender drive gearing should be double helical or herringbone, to insure even motion and eliminate end thrust due to gear loading.
That left manager O'Neill with few options at the back and centre-back Curtis Davies was in the end thrust into a partnership which saw him either playing alongside Spanish defender Carlos Cuellar or Zat Knight.
It uses two valves per cylinder for good low down torque at low revs and then, at high revs, the other two valves come into play to produce a strong top end thrust.