load-carrying capacity

load-carrying capacity

[′lōd ¦kar·ē·iŋ kə‚pas·əd·ē]
(mechanical engineering)
The greatest weight that the end effector of a robot can manipulate without reducing its level of performance.
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Depending on bearing type, dramatic improvements in service life, load-carrying capacity, friction, noise and vibration, wear resistance, and speed capabilities can be realized.
The effective section modulus gave a good conservative estimate for the load-carrying capacity of the butt-jointed beam.
Among the subjects covered in detail are the elastic/plastic bending of beams, torsion of bars, partial plastic expansion of thick-walled pressure vessels, and the load-carrying capacity of beams and flamed structures.
The HepcoMotion DLS5 belt driven linear transmission unit is produced with a large 50 mm wide belt that increases load-carrying capacity beyond the previous HepcoMotion DLS range.
The geometry of tapered roller bearings provides a long line of contact between the roller and race, leading to high load-carrying capacity and high bearing stiffness.