idler shaft

idler shaft

n
(General Engineering) a shaft carrying one or more gearwheels that idles between a driver shaft and a driven shaft, usually to reverse the direction of rotation or provide different spacing of gearwheels, esp in a gearbox
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Inspection found the prop governor drive gear idler shaft in lower engine cowl.
The RS includes an expanding-collet connection collar that allows the transducer to insert smoothly and lock tightly into each end of a machined aluminum or steel tube, resulting in a ready-to-use tension-measuring idler roll with no idler shaft or bearing hardware.
The prop governor drive gear idler shaft was found in lower engine cowl.
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