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constant velocity joint

n.
A universal joint used especially in front-wheel drive cars that allows power to be transmitted from a transaxle to an axle or from an axle to a wheel even at sharp angles, as when the suspension moves up and down. Also called CV joint.
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The company's 6,000 Nm Rzeppa-style constant-velocity joint is claimed to offer a durable solution for use in heavy-duty pickup trucks.
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The commercial grade will be used in automotive constant-velocity joint (CVJ) boots, reports AES.
Replacing cardan joints with a constant-velocity joint will control force effects and displacements and prevent a two-piece propeller shaft from buckling at the center bearing.
An earlier trend in rack-and-pinion steering gear boots and constant-velocity joint boots was the replacement of neoprene with copolyester TPEs.
And that led a fabricator of protective boots for the constant-velocity joints (CVJ) in halfshaft drive axles produced by a global manufacturer to challenge Dow Coming.
The elastomers are being used to fabricate Radiator and intercooler seals with improved resistance to advanced coolant blends, organic acid treatments and temperatures up to 200AC (392AF), Boots for constant-velocity joints that seal in grease and seal out dirt to extend joint life and can help reduce vehicle mass by eliminating heat shields on inboard joints, Engine seals and gaskets that withstand high temperatures, extreme pressures and harsh fluids used on cylinder heads, rocker covers, air-intake manifolds and oil pans;
Osaka, June 15, 2010 - (JCN) - NTN Corporation has purchased the assets of tedrive Sistemas de Chassis do Brasil Ltda., the Brazilian subsidiary of tedrive Holding B.V., and establish a new company to manufacture and sell constant-velocity joints (or CVJs) to meet the rising demand for automobiles in Brazil.
Some large constant-velocity joints would not fit in the narrow master shields.
The company's 107 employees make vehicle heat-treated axles and constant-velocity joints, Sheets reports.
Upgraded constant-velocity joints take power through a GKN-supplied 70-mm steel tube driveshaft to a revised rear differential with a thicker input flange.
said Friday it will set up a subsidiary in China in August for the production of components for constant-velocity joints for use in cars.

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