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AIR-TYPE SPRING [1 record]

Record 1 1996-10-18


Subject field(s)
  • Trucking (Road Transport)
  • Suspension Systems (Motor Vehicles and Bicycles)
  • Passenger Service (Rail Transport)
  • Springs (Mechanical Components)

In a pneumatic suspension, the variable-rate device made of rubber which plays the same role as the leaf spring in a spring suspension.

Key term(s)
  • air spring base


  • Camionnage
  • Suspension (Véhicules automobiles et bicyclettes)
  • Trafic voyageurs (Transport par rail)
  • Ressorts (Composants mécaniques)

Dispositif en caoutchouc, à souplesse variable, remplaçant les ressorts à lames dans une suspension pneumatique.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Transporte por camión
  • Suspensión (Vehículos automotores y bicicletas)
  • Servicio de pasajeros (Transporte ferroviario)
  • Resortes (Componentes mecánicos)

Dispositivo de caucho de carga variable que reemplaza los resortes de hojas en una suspensión neumática.

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