grooved drum

grooved drum

[′grüvd ¦drəm]
(design engineering)
Drum with a grooved surface to support and guide a rope.
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SIMET electronic assembly winder with grooved drum is a versatile piece of equipment that allows the winding of yarns without damaging the quality of the yarn.
On a wire rope hoist, when an operator presses the button and starts the motor, the motor drives a set of gears, which then turn a grooved drum. The wire rope winds around the drum as it turns, lifting the load.
In a wire-rope hoist, a grooved drum is used to store rope that is not in use.
Fadis is the only company in the world that has integrated, in one machine, the consolidated system of the electronic grooved drum with a series of advanced features such as:
The grooved drums skimmed up to three times as much oil as the smooth drums did, the researchers report online for an upcoming Environmental Science & Technology.