Cone clutch
Cone clutch Cone clutch (Mach.) A friction clutch with conical bearing surfaces. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Cone clutch — Schematic drawing of a cone clutch: 1. Cones: female cone (green), male cone(blue) 2. Shaft: male cone is sliding on splines 3. Friction material: usually on female cone, here on male cone 4. Spring: brings the male cone back after using the… …   Wikipedia

  • cone clutch — noun a friction clutch in which the frictional surfaces are cone shaped • Syn: ↑cone friction clutch • Hypernyms: ↑friction clutch * * * noun : a friction clutch in which the frictional surfaces are cone shaped * * * cone clutch, a friction… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cone clutch — A clutch using a cone shaped member that is forced into a cone shaped depression in the flywheel, or other driving unit, thus locking the two together, although no longer used on cars, the cone clutch finds some applications in small riding… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Clutch — For other uses, see Clutch (disambiguation). Rear side of a Ford V6 engine, looking at the clutch housing on the flywheel …   Wikipedia

  • Cone — This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article …   Wikipedia

  • cone friction clutch — noun a friction clutch in which the frictional surfaces are cone shaped • Syn: ↑cone clutch • Hypernyms: ↑friction clutch …   Useful english dictionary

  • clutch — [1] An electrically operated coupling device that connects or disconnects the compressor pulley and compressor shaft [2] A device that disconnects the engine from the transmission, to allow the vehicle to change gears, and then allows the engine… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • clutch — Synonyms and related words: abduct, adhere to, amount, array, batch, bear hug, bind, bite, body, brood, budget, bunch, bundle, carry off, catch, cherish, chunk, clamp, clasp, cleave to, clench, climacteric, clinch, cling, clinging, clip, clump,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • friction clutch — noun a clutch in which one part turns the other by the friction between them • Hypernyms: ↑clutch • Hyponyms: ↑cone clutch, ↑cone friction clutch, ↑disk clutch, ↑slip clutch, ↑slip friction clutch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Friction clutch — Friction Fric tion, n. [L. frictio, fr. fricare, frictum,to rub: cf. F. friction. See {Fray} to rub, arid cf. {Dentifrice}.] 1. The act of rubbing the surface of one body against that of another; attrition; in hygiene, the act of rubbing the body …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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