slip clutch


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Synonyms for slip clutch

a friction clutch that will slip when the torque is too great

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* Shear pin or slip clutch options prevent mower damage if unseen obstacles like rocks or tree stumps are encountered
on Saturday, one of them would sneak under the conveyor and throw some dust on the slip clutch.
"If watches are wound up on watch winders for any length of time there is a tendency for the mainspring to run in the slip clutch. In order to prevent such unnecessary load on the winding mechanism, BUBEN&ZORWEG developed the 'sleep phase', a 10-16 hour rest phase per day which enables the winding spring to relax."
One design aspect of Ingersoll Rand's air starters featured on the ST1000 series is the integral slip clutch, which eliminates the soft-start valve and other special controls typically required in other starters.
The magnetic drive also creates a magnetic slip clutch so that the motor and drive mechanism cannot be damaged from surges or loads on the paddle.
In addition to overload protection, high machine speeds can be obtained by inserting a slip clutch into a machine system.
Features include a rugged cast aluminum housing and maintenance-free drive motor with slip clutch. The instrument is CE marked and has a 2-year manufacturer's guarantee.
As they rotated the gun system, they noticed that the gun system would intermittently bind using the pneumatic wrench and slip clutch. They were able to continue to load the gun system manually using a speed handle without any notice of binding in the system.
The unwinder must be fitted with a pneumatic brake, or the winder must be fitted with a pneumatic slip clutch. The control module converts the electric signal into an analogue pressure signal to produce the required pneumatic pressure for the brake or slip clutch to maintain the constant tension, which is adjustable.
Drive and coil are connected by a slip clutch that interrupts coil traction in case of interference with conveying.
Slip clutch capstans from Condux are available in 30- and 42-inch diameter to accommodate fiber-optic cable from .75-inch to 1.05-inch OD.
As frequent reversal of rotational direction can often shorten gearhead life, an optional slip clutch may be used to prevent gearhead damage when the mandrel comes to a stop.
A mechanical slip clutch was installed to stop the door upon contact with an obstruction.
A single slip clutch stops small stones from catching in them as they rotate and the compact cutting width of 30cm allows for easy guidance between narrow vegetable rows.
As a safety feature, a slip clutch was located at the bottom of the downshaft, above whatever was being driven, so if something stuck, one would not have to climb "upstairs" in the middle of winter to take the mill apart.