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key·way

 (kē′wā′)
n.
1. A slot for a key in the hub or shaft of a wheel.
2. The keyhole of a cylinder lock.

keyway

(ˈkiːˌweɪ)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a longitudinal slot cut into a component to accept a key that engages with a similar slot on a mating component to prevent relative motion of the two components
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Posidyne long coupled C-Face clutch brakes for high-cycle applications are engineered to eliminate the damage to keyways and motor shafts that can occur in high-cycle count indexing conveyors.
The couplings are available in one- and two-piece clamp styles with or without keyways for superior fit and holding power.
But paperwork obtained through a freedom of information request shows the Office for Nuclear Regulation have raised concerns over fractures in the brick keyways that lock together the core in reactor three.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Jaw Flex Coupling With Finished Bores(18X28) And Keyways.
The BW3000 system also has an autoskip function which allows the operator to designate a portion of the piece not to be welded, such as keyways or grease fittings.
Clamping strength eliminates need for keyways while providing clean, balanced design.
Available in steel with a black oxide finish, stainless steel and aluminum, the adapters can be supplied with keyways and other I.
25 inches or as large as 3 inches in diameter, with straight or stepped bores and keyways, the company said in a news release.
Comers in the keys and keyways are accurately machined with large fillets to avoid stress concentration at these points.
Many of the cables for the Patriot Missile System have keyways in their connectors to ensure the pins go in the right holes.
The 15-ton horizontal broaching machine is capable of broaching splines, hexes, and keyways.
Special options include keyways, splines, taper bores and side holes for grub screws.