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a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application

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Inadequate lubrication of the driveshaft universal joints leads to premature wear.
GKN Driveline's existing 50 percent owned driveshaft operations, based in Shanghai and Jilin, will remain independent of GDC and will supply components to GDC to maximise synergies across the three operations.
The agreement means that GKN will supply CVJ driveshafts for the 2002 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles built in Chicago.
Spicer Compact Plus Series Driveshafts Designed for trucks from eight to 60 tonnes (9 to 66 tons), the Spicer Compact Plus Series driveshaft will help commercial vehicles meet increasingly stringent global environmental regulations through engineering advancements that reduce weight and increase the life of the driveshaft.
The newly developed EBW Driveshaft has a high level of reliability and is supplied with a short development lead time by using a manufacturing process that involves electron beam welding a standardized cup section that is common for each size, on to a stem section (shaft) individually designed for each model.
A little lube goes a long way when it comes to the three grease fittings on the hydraulic pump's driveshaft.
Rob Rickell, driveshaft engineering director for GKN Driveline, said, "The sealing system of a CVJ is the most susceptible product within the driveshaft.
When combined with tubular shafts, the total driveshaft weight for the typical midsize sedan drops 35%, or 8.
The four-time champion overcame driveshaft damage on Saturday and turbo failure early in the final leg to move into a ten-point lead in the championship following Colin McRae's exit on Friday, when the Briton's Ford suffered clutch failure.
Bill Ryan, CEO, Point Spring and Driveshaft Company, participated in a general session panel discussion in which he explained the impact that VMI has had on his company.
driveshaft, the first all-aluminum driveshaft, which helps to reduce weight by 100 pounds;
The automaker has increased the towing capacity of the vehicle by fitting it with a strengthened frame, new driveshaft U-joints, stronger steering gears, larger brakes derived from the chassis cab model, new leaf springs and 19.
As per the deal, Avcorp will have to produce and supply tunnel cover assemblies for Boeing s CH-47 Chinook Helicopters, a component which performs as an access cover to the driveshaft running between the two main rotors of the aircraft.
EDINBURGH'S Robin Liddell missed out on a GTclass podium finish at the famous Daytona 24-hour race in Florida last weekend, when a driveshaft in his Pontiac failed with less than an hour of the race to run.
A preliminary air accident report yesterday said a "foreign object" was found in the tail rotor driveshaft tunnel during an initial investigation at the scene of the crash in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath.