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chain drive

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(Mechanical Engineering) engineering a chain of links passing over sprockets that transmits rotation from one shaft to another
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Each Pallet Mole unit includes two large, weight-bearing axles; a 0.5-inch thick steel side plate to protect internal components; and a heavy-duty, chain-driven four-wheel drive system.
But this chain-driven dream machine was the product of the first bicycle manufacturing business in Wales.
It has a Model A Ford transmission and homemade throw bearing for the clutch, which is mounted over the rear end, and a huge chain-driven sprocket that would drive the tractor.
At infeed, chain-driven live roller conveyor, and integrated 3,000-pound capacity pop-up chain transfer conveyor, move gaylords into position for automatic alignment with the gaylord dumper lift carriage.
The vehicle is equipped with a 60-degree V-twin design, coupled with a six-speed gearbox and features chain-driven single overhead camshafts and operates four valves per cylinder.
Compared to belt- and chain-driven designs, which suffer from losses in horsepower and efficiency through slippage, direct-drive Ribbon Blenders are more reliable, delivering better performance and require less maintenance, the company stated.
Compared to belt- and chain-driven designs which suffer from losses in horsepower and efficiency through slippage, direct-drive Ribbon Blenders are more reliable, delivering better performance and requiring less maintenance.
* Proven chain-driven head shaft with chain drives fully enclosed in an oil bath for longer life.
It also used old Albion lorries, which were chain-driven and made a terrific noise as they sped along at about 25 mph.
A lightweight engine cover and rigid air-intake (with chain-driven camshaft) reduce total engine weight and make this model 20 percent more fuel efficient than its predecessor.
In that era, an earlier chain-driven tractor existed, subsequently replaced in 1968, when Robert Jackson, a pioneer of the British Nuclear industry, was commissioned to design a replacement.As current owners Tony Orchard and Deborah Clark recount,'Averting the possibility of Burgh Island becoming a future Three Mile Island, Jackson eschewed the nuclear option and chose a hydraulic mechanism rather than the previous two generations of chain drives with tracks'.
The line consists of 4 sizes in belt, lead screw, ball screw and chain-driven configurations, as well as un-driven.