rotor shaft

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Synonyms for rotor shaft

the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns

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However, Sulzer engineers used their experience and expertise to work around this, starting with a complete scan of the rotor shaft that was digitised into a 3D CAD model to work with.
Rotor brakes can be mounted on the low speed rotor shaft, on the high-speed generator shaft, and in some cases on both shafts.
Features include self-lubricating HSN seals molded directly onto the vanes and rotor shaft and a mechanism that allows users to dial in rotational stops of less than the standard rotation.
The underwater contra-rotating turbines, which have been tested over the past few months, use blades that are placed vertically around the rotor shaft to capture energy from the tide as it comes in and goes out.
Crew chiefs, eyeball your Kiowa Warrior's tail rotor shaft cover hinge pins.
Should the future need arise to change a SRB split bearing, it will only be necessary to support the rotor shaft, eliminating the necessity and cost of crane hire.
Other features include permanently lubricated shielded bearings preloaded to reduce end play, and a dynamically balanced rotor shaft for smooth running.
The designers hung a neodymium-iron-boron magnet off the end of the rotor shaft to provide position triggering to the control phase switches.
An engine under test pulls in ambient air to operate, and a dynamometer also uses intake air to put a load on the engine's main rotor shaft.
Assembled with all-steel construction, thicker sidewalls, and a rotor shaft with solid steel discs, the RTI grinders are equipped with CNC-machined, scalloped rotor knives that are six times index-able.
The new design utilizes a feed auger that operates completely separately from the pump rotor shaft.
The last airworthiness directive is applicable to certain Airbus A300-600 series aircraft and requires modification of certain electrical looms of the nose and main landing gear and modification of the rotor shaft attachment of the nose and main landing gear tachometers.
There is substantially less flexing work between rotor shaft and disc, as the width of the disc is reduced from 10 mm to 7 mm.
The plug-in mechanism is said to enable quick cleaning of the rotor shaft.
Extended working life is further ensured, according to Abbeychart, by self-lubricating internal components with low start-up torque and a one-piece polished stainless steel rotor shaft also enhancing corrosion resistance.