torque arm

torque arm

[′tȯrk ‚ärm]
(mechanical engineering)
In automotive vehicles, an arm to take the torque of the rear axle.
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The flexible design of the BRUS torque arm allows for re-use during regular maintenance and replacement.
Whereas traditional-style hose pumps flange-mount their gearboxes to the pump housing, Verder use a torque arm connection so that there exists a physical separation between the pump and drive.
The suspension has also been updated, featuring a front double-wishbone setup and a three-link rear system, with torque arm and Pan hard rod.
Strain gauge-based transducers were calibrated by applying the appropriate dead-weight load to the torque arm or by using a torque wrench calibration machine and measuring the output.
All conveyors are driven by a shaft-mounted geared motor unit complete with torque arm fixings and the conveyor belt is flame retardant in accordance with ISO 340 regulations.
The troubleshooters discovered the nose gear lower torque arm was bent at almost a 90 degree angle.
A torque arm is installed onto the motor to take out reaction force while eliminating undesirable forces on the motor bearings, by positioning the torque arm at an optimum place for the load being driven.
ductile iron torque arm casting for the wind energy industry, late in-mold inoculations prevented the formation of chunky graphite in thermal centers.
A major improvement is the substitution of a precision timing belt drive for the previous torque arm gearbox.
Cleveland, OH-based ASG, a division of Jergens, Inc., has unveiled a heavy-duty torque arm featuring a pneumatic cylinder to assist movement of heavier tools.
The gear motors offer a variety of installation options including foot or flange with single or double output shaft, shaft mounting with hollow shaft in keyed, or shrink disk version with torque arm. The BS Series is available with a power range from 0.05 to 7.5 hp, with output speeds of 0.2 to 300 rpm, making the motors a suitable option for driving machines and equipment of all types.