magnetic fluid clutch
magnetic fluid clutch[mag′ned·ik ¦flü·əd ′kləch]
A friction clutch that is engaged by magnetizing a liquid suspension of powdered iron located between pole pieces mounted on the input and output shafts. Also known as magnetic clutch.
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