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drive shaft

also drive·shaft (drīv′shăft′)
A rotating shaft that transmits mechanical power from a motor or an engine to a point or region of application.
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Noun1.driveshaft - a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
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Machine without cardan shaft and gearbox to drive spindles;
The VAZ 1600 NewGen wood waste grinder from Vecoplan includes a number of new features and options: Cardan shaft drives, double sidewalls, reversible counter knives, hydraulic swing-up screen carriages, rotatable screens, and externally adjustable counter knives.
It is equipped with a Paker roll and is driven through a cardan shaft. During the test the soil was prepared for sowing in one passage at the anticipated speed 6 km/h.
Ringfeder offers five different TOK models with a variety of connection sizes and applications including cardan shaft connections for standard applications, intermediate shaft for low stiffness and constant velocity shaft for high-speed testing.
Request for quotations : Cardan shaft t2 120 343 645a (or equivalent) 100 pcs.
Since then, Staubli has refined this solution and applied the principle to its complete range of Jacquard machines, which are individually driven and with no cardan shaft to the weaving machine.
According to Transfluid, any make of coupling or PTO with SAE flange can be connected to the MPD pump drives as well as any type of pump, pulley or cardan shaft to the drive auxiliaries.
six-head moulder from Akhurst Machinery features a full cardan shaft drive to feedworks, with an individual worm reduction gear box to each feed roll station and a 5-hp variable speed drive which feeds 20 to 82 fpm.
The pump is front mounted, directly driven off the engine using a cardan shaft.
Request for quotations : purchase of components (timber complete with gearbox, gearbox, protective casing, cardan shaft)
Wet, integrated multidisc brakes are fitted to the rear axle and wet brakes are fitted to the front cardan shaft. Unlike other tractors using conventional hydrostatic power steering, explained Bien, "Fendt tractors have a reactive steering that gives the operator the feel of the road at all times." Premium Michelin tires round out the drivetrain.
The new pump drives allow mounting of any type of pump, pulley or cardan shaft to drive auxiliaries.