friction clutch


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friction clutch

n.
A mechanical clutch that transmits torque through surface friction between the faces of the clutch.
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friction clutch

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a mechanical clutch in which the drive is transmitted by the friction between surfaces, lined with cork, asbestos, or other fibrous materials, attached to the driving and driven shafts
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.friction clutch - a clutch in which one part turns the other by the friction between themfriction clutch - a clutch in which one part turns the other by the friction between them
clutch - a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch"
cone clutch, cone friction clutch - a friction clutch in which the frictional surfaces are cone-shaped
disk clutch - a friction clutch in which the frictional surfaces are disks
slip clutch, slip friction clutch - a friction clutch that will slip when the torque is too great
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Also in the researched synchronous generator with permanent magnets (SGPM) there is used a lever actuated friction clutch. The clutch is a device used to transmit the power from the driving shaft (Fig.
It would also bring know-how in the electro-magnetic and friction clutch technologies fields.
Offered in 0.5-, 1-and 2-ton capacities, the hoist's chain guide provides quiet and smooth chain movement in standard (inverted) or reversible configurations, upper and lower paddle limit switches for maximum travel and a carbon friction clutch for consistent performance.
Fujii, "Prediction of torque response during the engagement of wet friction clutch," SAE Technical Paper 981097, 1998.
Unlike hydraulics, the AMT system uses a friction clutch. There's no clutch pedal, and in "drive" mode a computer does the clutch work.
Van Brussel, "Modeling and simulation of the engagement dynamics of a wet friction clutch system subjected to degradation: An application to condition monitoring and prognostics," Mechatronics, vol.
Some parts had to be made from scratch and then custom-fit, like the bearings on the friction clutch. A Texas company said they could make the clutch part, but they'd need a pattern of the casting in order to drill holes for bolts to hold the clutch in.