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sheave

[shēv]
(design engineering)
A grooved wheel or pulley.

sheave

1. Same as pulley sheave.
2. A grooved wheel or pulley used to assist in pulling cable; especially used in underground installations between manholes.
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The deadweight of a skip including deflector sheave and tandem carriage for a maximum payload of 45 mt is 37 mt; of this, as much as 22 mt is accounted for by the skip and hydraulic unit.
A bigger problem still is the potential mismatch between the belt teeth and the machined sheave.
It starts from the winch (not shown, but it would be off to the left of the diagram), is muled toward sheaves at the top and bottom of the arbor, and is terminated at the head block or the muling block, respectively.
The sheave sidewalls have a micro finish maximum of 120 mu.
During our first incident, the grease seal didn't allow the lubricant to escape while doing preventive maintenance (PMS), causing the sheave to seize," said Caldwell.
The traction sheave is now an integral part of the motor shaft," explains Olivier Robert, senior vice president of operations at Otis, "not a separate component as in traditional elevators.
Sheaves installed some 10 years ago, and still in use, have operated virtually faultlessly, according to sales engineer Luc Debruyne.
SKF says its new rope sheave unit is reliable and maintenance-free, and eliminates the risk of grease leakage.
Aligning the two sheaves around which the belts revolve is important in ensuring that the belts last the year.
Type of drive: traction sheave drive integrated in the shaft head (without engine room),
The two skips are connected though the rope system, the rope sheaves and a traction-sheave drive system, such that their dead weight is fully balanced all the time.
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