idler wheel

idler wheel

[′īd·lər ‚wēl]
(mechanical engineering)
A wheel used to transmit motion or to guide and support something.
A roller with a rubber surface used to transfer power by frictional means in a sound-recording or sound-reproducing system.
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The bandsaw blade is supported and driven by a drive wheel and an idler wheel. Modern bandsaw is equipped with built in dust collection part and rack & pinion blade support adjustment system.
I started carrying the second bow when I once found my bow incapacitated after the string came off the idler wheel. It was a Sunday, and I had to drive 50 miles to an archery shop, then find the owner.
At its heart was a huge motor driving an idler wheel, which presses against the rim of the record platter.
A single cam below a small "idler wheel" on top produced a bow that didn't have the synchronization issues possible in two-cam bows.
The first lube point is behind the idler wheel on top of the idler arm.
The XS SimPlex cam and idler wheel ride on stainless steel axles and sealed bearings for decreased friction and increased efficiency.
"The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do," the title of Apple's fourth album (and first in seven years), is certainly a mouthful.
7 FIONA APPLE, THE IDLER WHEEL IS WISER THAN THE DRIVER OF THE SCREW AND WHIPPING CORDS WILL SERVE YOU MORE THAN ROPES WILL EVER DO (Epic) After her long time away, it was good to see this new Fiona Apple release.
FIONA APPLE THE IDLER WHEEL IS WISER THAN THE DRIVER OF THE SCREW AND WHIPPING CORDS WILL SERVE YOU MORE THAN ROPES WILL EVER DO
According to the (http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/20/fiona-apple-postpones-tour-to-care-for-dying-dog/) New York Times , Apple has just wrapped the North American portion of her tour for the album "The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do" and was scheduled to perform in SA[pounds sterling]o Paulo, Porto Alegre, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this month.
To eliminate caster snap, the steered idler wheel offers full-time traction and steering.
Features of the Pink Lemonade Genesis include a pink riser and limbs, a white cam and idler wheel, and a white grip.