jaw clutch

jaw clutch

[′jȯ ‚kləch]
(mechanical engineering)
A clutch that provides positive connection of one shaft with another by means of interlocking faces; may be square or spiral; the most common type of positive clutch.
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Directional control is accomplished by changing the orientation of the housing using a jaw clutch mechanism to engage the housing to the drill stem.
Tenders are invited for universal jaw clutch assemblies, 11 tooth, 2" bore, 1/2" key with 4" hub.
Limited Tenders are invited for 1)Impact Wrench 1-1/2"Square Drive(Male)With Standard Shank,Avg Air Consumption 70 Cfm,Air Inlet 1/2",Working Torque 2169 To 3390 Nm,Ultimate Torque 4067 Nm, Free Speed 3750 Rpm, Impact 650 Per Minute, Inside Trigger, Throttle-Teasing Type,3 Piece Construction With Steel Clutch Housing,2 Jaw Clutch, Wt.
Steering is achieved with a specially-designed outer housing that is positioned using a jaw clutch engaging mechanism which engages the drill string allowing operation of the tool with any standard drill, ph: 880.
Steering of the patented RS8 is achieved with a specially-designed outer housing that is positioned using a unique jaw clutch engaging mechanism which engages the drill string allowing operation of the tool with any standard drill.