rotating joint

rotating joint

[′rō‚tād·iŋ ′jȯint]
(electromagnetism)
A joint that permits one section of a transmission line or waveguide to rotate continuously with respect to another while passing radio-frequency energy. Also known as rotary coupler; rotary joint.
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The Gen 3 series features a Quick Detach Yoke System for switching between use for gun or optics, new leg angle locks, a rotating joint for scanning, and dark earth tones for concealment.
CV boots keep the grease inside the rotating joint. When a boot wears, it tears open between the pleats or at the band clamps.
The shuttle program's 124th mission remodeled the space station, doubled its crew capacity to six and repaired a rotating joint on a solar wing.
Commander Kelly and his US-Japanese crew plan three spacewalks to install Kibo, replace an empty nitrogen-gas tank and try out various cleaning methods on a clogged solar-wing rotating joint.
forms a rotating joint that remains sealed at all times.
The high waste heat requires that the antenna be liquid cooled, which necessitates the use of a cooling system and a rotating joint capable of passing liquid both to and from the antenna.
A comfortable fit and naturally rotating joints allow the CLOi SuitBot to move in a more relaxed and natural way to enhance the lower body while walking, standing or working.
LG says: "A comfortable fit and naturally rotating joints allow the CLOi SuitBot to move in a more relaxed and natural way to enhance the lower body while walking, standing or working.
Meanwhile, its naturally rotating joints enable the wearer to move in a more relaxed and natural way while walking, standing or working. 
Caption: Universal Robots' UR5 model boasts 11-lb payload capacity, a reach of 33.5 in., and six rotating joints.
MHS says the patent pending hinge design allows its rotating joints to maintain a constant seal while linking together multiple hot runner manifolds to create an uninterrupted, continuous melt path that is able to bend and move inside the injection mould.
The proposed system is applied in a robot with five rotating joints for manufacturing operations and in a robot with six rotating joints for welding operations (Mitsi et al., 2004).

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