universal joint

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Synonyms for universal joint

coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions

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Currently, the U-joint works best with steering applications that require a small space envelope and intermittent applications.
Using an old automotive magnet and a walking stick, we walked through the field searching for the broken U-joint.
The drive section of the tool, the magnetizer and recorder sections, and the odometer assembly section had each broken away at the U-Joints.
I was on my way to the doctor with rear end trouble when my U-joint gave way, causing me to have an accident.
The unique threading system (patent pending) uses a u-joint to allow for the fast, convenient and safe threading, and also allows for an "S" film-threading pattern.
Limited tenders are invited for u-joint and cap screw for beml bh-35-2 dmper
When some of the pumps were due for an upgrade they were fitted with 4-section U-Joint shafts in an attempt to reduce the vibration.
THIS U-JOINT LOOKS LIKE IT HASN'T SEEN LUBED IN MONTHS, THAT'S AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN
Finding a replacement proved impossible, so Leon had a U-joint rebuilt at a friend's shop.
The LV-Torsional coupling is designed for u-joint drive systems on engines from 150 to 625 hp at 1800 rpm.
That's because flex shafts transfer torque via a wrapped wire system with nearly unlimited connection ratios and no U-joint connection.
On really tough trails a failed U-joint is not uncommon, but with a replacement and the aforementioned hand tools you can make the repair in the field.
Most medium wells drilled with Eastman Christensen equipment use a Mach 1 steerable motor with a double tilted U-joint housing.