Hooke's joint

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1.(Mach.) A universal joint. See under Universal.
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FLSmidth offers four types of BMR: a geared, an inline configuration, a Hooke's joint, or an electrically coupled BMR, like the one selected by AngloGold for Moab Khotsong.
The typical Hooke's joint solution is comprised of three parts, two yokes and a center block, or spider, FLSmidth reported.
This configuration is identified as a double Hooke's joint. The principle of the double Hooke's joint is that a driven shaft can be made to revolve at the same speed as the drive motor shaft at all instants.