rope drive

rope drive

[′rōp ‚drīv]
(mechanical engineering)
A system of ropes running in grooved pulleys or sheaves to transmit power over distances too great for belt drives.
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The rope drive has been modified accordingly: a 20 mm rope is sufficient for the ASR 7's lighter loads, instead of a 25 mm rope.
Mr Watkin did note that the engine had been modified (McNaughted) for greater efficiency and that the noisy gears had been replaced by a rope drive.
Demanding installation work, such as exchange of sluice gates, rope drive parts and rails, joint rack guides, in compliance with the inventory geometry, 3 units within 18 days in shipping lock 2016, 1 unit in navigation lock 2017, a unit in the shipping lock 2024th
Tenders are invited for Repair Of Cooling Bed -1 Rope Drive Equipments
maintenance , inspection and repair , as well as the people liberation and suppression of 46 elevators in the network of kvb ag with the hydraulic drive types directly , indirectly hydraulic and rope drive .