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propeller shaft

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the shaft that transmits power from the gearbox to the differential gear in a motor vehicle or from the engine to the propeller in a ship or aircraft
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As part of the complete tear-down of the brand-new donor vehicle, the front Power Transfer Unit, propshaft and rear axle were all removed.
There's plenty of room in the back for three adults, and this is aided by the fact that because there's no propshaft going to the rear wheels, and no tunnel covering it, the rear floor is almost flat.
1bn HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier has been found to be leaking at one of her propshaft seals whilst on her sailing trials.
That whole range comes in an extra-heavy-duty version for the Middle East, with a high-strength chassis with full-length reinforcement: the steel pistons on the engines and the gearbox are bigger; the propshaft, air intake and exhaust are all different; and the cooling systems are also more efficient.
There are many automotive applications utilizing TPCs, from interior components to under-hood parts like constant velocity joint (CVJ) boots and propshaft boots, wire and cable primary insulation and tubing applications.
A new propshaft sends power to a carry-over differential and final drive.
The lightweight technology - there is no central propshaft - also gives RAV4 Hybrid a 1,650kg towing capacity.
Propshaft tests involve58 different combinations of engine speeds, torques and bending angles.
On the Fiat/Chrysler projects we fully integrated the constant velocity joint on the propshaft into the power transfer unit, which wouldn't have been possible If we hadn't had responsibility for the complete system.
Swedish industrial components and systems distributor Indutrade AB (STO:INDT) announced the acquisition of UK-based propshaft manufacturer and component distributor Bailey Morris Ltd without revealing financial details.
Indutrade AB (STO:INDTB) announced on Friday the acquisition of all of the shares in UK based Bailey Morris Ltd, a propshaft manufacturer and component distributor in the UK.