steering gear


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steering gear

[′stir·iŋ ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
The mechanism, including gear train and linkage, for the directional control of a vehicle or ship.
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Our supplier Bosch is currently unable to provide us with a sufficient number of steering gears for the BMW 1,2,3 and 4-Series," the Munich based manufacturer said in a statement.
The Soteria system consists of a control cabinet with a touch-screen control panel located in the steering gear compartment, and two further touch-screen panels in the engine control room and on the bridge.
You want your steering to work correctly, so don't mix the old and new steering gear.
This plot would have housed expansion of the steering gear capacity for the JV which would have added to its existing plant at Vadu, about 25 kms from Pune on the road to Ahmednagar, mentioned the report.
Founded in 1906, Saginaw Steering Gear manufactured components for GM consumer products.
Bjorn Johnsen, vice president of sales and marketing for Rolls' marine division in Greater China, said: "This order takes us to a record in China this year, with contracts for more than 700 ship sets of steering gear and to 300 ship sets of deck machinery.
The 24 chapters address maneuverability, steering gear, the wheelhouse, exhaust emissions, noise abatement, electrical installations, crew size, and special provisions for passenger vessels.
Speaking of the rack and pinion steering, the rack has a larger diameter than the previous model, and the steering feel is improved by using a bushing fitted with an internal cylinder to support the steering gear cross member.
In all, this system is the only product of its kind to offer variability of the steering gear ratio that corrects the steering through the steering speed of the vehicle.
In addition to designing the ships, Rolls-Royce will provide a variety of equipment including engines, winches, propulsion systems, rudders and steering gear, cargo bulk handling systems and automation and monitoring systems.
A fault in the steering gear of three and five door, petrol and diesel models, can corrode and could fail.
1 shows a steering gear bracket weldment that consists of eight separate pieces that must be cut, fabricated and welded to produce the bracket.

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