crown wheel


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crown wheel

n
1. (Horology) horology the wheel next to the winding knob that has one set of teeth at right angles to the other
2. (Mechanical Engineering) the larger of the two gears in a bevel gear
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Using a toothed crown wheel to move its two lateral chain loops, the motor rotates the trays like a dumbwaiter.
Instead of a torque-sensing centre differential there's now one with a crown wheel gear.
When a worm gear drive crown wheel failed due to overload on a crucial conveyor belt at British Sugar's plant in King's Lynn, the priority was to get things running again quickly - and the ultimate result was a minimum of 10% improved efficiency.
The Volvo compact excavator boasts a number of advances: boom offset to work alongside walls; two travel speeds; direct slewing crown wheel drive; variable-width chassis; quick change attachment bracket for speedy job changes; control pattern selector for either excavator (ISO) or backhoe (SAE) operation; a tilting counterweight that provides both optimum machine protection and easy access the engine: and simultaneous digging and high speed operations for faster cycle times.
The crown wheel and pinion center drive and the differential housing form an assembly that can be exchanged as a single unit.
The only brass parts he used were in the pendulum and its pivot and the crown wheel.
The steel crown wheel and worm screw transmission is lubricated with specialist oil to ensure reliable operation at low temperatures.
The axles include spur gear hub reduction, spiral bevel crown wheel and an