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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Jerry felt his jowl and jaw clutched still more harshly and hardly, and, with increase of harshness and hardness, he was flung farther down the deck, which, on account of its growing slant due to heavier gusts of wind, had become a steep and slippery hill.
Directional control is accomplished by changing the orientation of the housing using a jaw clutch mechanism to engage the housing to the drill stem.
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: 880.837.6337
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.
Steering of the 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.
The BD Series of inline, single-position jaw clutches are useful when various sections of a machine need to be disengaged from the drivetrain and later re-engaged while maintaining the original angular relationship.