sliding gear

sliding gear

[′slīd·iŋ ‚gir]
(design engineering)
A change gear in which speed changes are made by sliding gears along their axes, so as to place them in or out of mesh.
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The invention is to use rolling contact between gear mating surfaces, replacing the rubbing and sliding gear contact found in conventional power transfer systems.
It was the first Ford to use a conventional set of control pedals, with three-speed sliding gear transmission, and featured hydraulic shock absorbers and welded steel-spoke wheels.
The Model A was the first Ford to use a conventional set of control pedals, with three-speed sliding gear transmission and featured hydraulic shock absorbers and welded steel-spoke wheels.
Designers tried friction drive, gear drive forward and friction reverse, and planetary gear drives before the selective, sliding gear transmission became the norm.
Helac also said the actuators have resilience to shock loads as a result organ innovative sliding gear operating concept that distributes loads equally.
The exclusive 1938 Buick Series 60 Century Estate woody is driven by an overhead valve 320ci straight 8-cylinder engine that produces 141 horsepower and features a sliding gear, 3-speed manual transmission.
Limited Tenders are invited for Purchase Of Sliding Gear Block And Gears(10 Items)
It is still manufacturing sliding gear systems for domestic, commercial and industrial use.
The performances of the classic three-speed gearbox can be reached by using a classic gear reducer or a classic gearbox with sliding gear and two speed ranges, but the backlashes make this system improper for the feed kinematic chains (Perovic, 2006).
It uses a sliding gear transmission with worm gear final drive that gives reverse and two forward speeds of 2 and 3 mph.
Driven by an overhead valve 320ci straight 8-cylinder engine, the exclusive 1938 Buick woody cranks out 141 horsepower and features a sliding gear, 3-speed manual transmission.