pivot joint


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pivot joint

[′piv·ət ‚jȯint]
(anatomy)
A diarthrosis that permits a rotation of one bone around another; an example is the articulation of the atlas with the axis. Also known as trochoid.
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The geometry of the pivot joint body is complex and Hardide-T provided the only solution that combines the necessary wear properties with ductility and the ability to coat such designs.
From prying (most often), to scraping, pounding, poking, picking, slipping locks, turning screws and worse, those same folders bear the brunt of the abuse, breaking pivot joints, loosening, bending, cracking scales, nicking edges and are generally worse for wear.
Also, some portion of the current flowing could be diverted around a pivot joint on the machine by using a shunt cable.