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mechanical drive

A storage device that uses moving parts, such as a magnetic tape, magnetic disk or optical disc. The term is commonly used to contrast hard disks with non-mechanical solid state drives (SSDs). See hard disk and SSD.
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Thereafter, mechanical drive makes an increasing contribution as speed increases, with a clutch shift automatically occurring roughly midway between zero and full speed.
Benefits of the two-shaft gas turbine for LNG mechanical drive applications include a broad variable-speed operating window, train restarts under settle-out pressure.
LeTourneau Heavy Equipment: The Mechanical Drive Era 1921-1953 by Eric C.
The system will monitor the entire helicopter mechanical drive train from the engines to the rotor system, flight manual exceedances, and hundreds of aircraft system signals.
To continue what we started in 2006 we are pleased to bring you the second Mechanical Drive Order Survey, an exclusive to Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications.
Other features include a mechanical drive system for the sealing head assembly in place of a pneumatic actuator to reduce air consumption.
This retains mechanical drive to all four wheels unlike the hybrid technology used by some 4x4 rivals, according to Land Rover.
Today, most military vessels use mechanical drive. These systems convert the engine's high-speed revolutions per minute (RPMs) to low speed RPMs using a set of gears, O'Rourke said.
Filament winding machines for general and special purposes available with mechanical drive or up to six axes of CNC control.
In Thailand, it will also deliver three RB211 Dry Low Emissions mechanical drive packages for an onshore compressor station at Rayong, also operated by PTT.
The Lincoln factory manufactures small industrial gas turbines for power generation and mechanical drive applications with outputs from 3mW to 13mW.
Integrated with the onboard systems and mission computer, the IMDS provides full-time diagnostic monitoring of the helo's mechanical drive train.

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