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cam·shaft

 (kăm′shăft′)
n.
An engine shaft fitted with a cam or cams.

camshaft

(ˈkæmˌʃɑːft)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a shaft having one or more cams attached to it, esp one used to operate the valves of an internal-combustion engine

cam•shaft

(ˈkæmˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft)

n.
an engine shaft fitted with cams.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camshaft - has cams attached to itcamshaft - has cams attached to it    
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
Translations
nukkvõll
nokka-akseli

camshaft

[ˈkæmʃɑːft] N (Aut) → árbol m de levas

camshaft

nNockenwelle f

camshaft

[ˈkæmˌʃæft] nalbero a camme
single camshaft → monoalbero
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In this way using different direction cam shaft was designed.
Schaeffler says it has a number of projects under way to provide rolling bearing cam shaft solutions to some of its European OEM customers in the medium-term.
Some of the key benefits include complete machine disassembly and inspection by Elsner factory personnel; relay logic replaced with PLC controls and touch screen operator interface with integral machine diagnostics; servo motor control added to main cam shaft and cone drive; machine speed increased to 600 feet (183 m) per minute; all new electrical cabinet and machine wiring and an added safety guarding package with lock.
Unfortunately for him, a broken cam shaft made his No.
After a month I drove to Devon in it and the radiator and cam shaft went, costing me pounds 500 for repairs.
The split ring generator is usually installed on the cam shaft.
After about 3000 miles, I replaced a noisy cam shaft.
5:1); iridium tipped spark plugs for improved combustion characteristics; and a revised cam shaft profile, reinforced connecting rods and 8-counterweight crankshaft to achieve a higher redline limit of 6,800 rpm.
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A servo motor control is added to the main cam shaft and cone drive.
Flat and cut tires, a broken cam shaft and blown motors have contributed to Hornaday's run of bad luck.