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GRAVITY TAKE-UP [1 record]

Record 1 1996-02-08


Subject field(s)
  • Mechanical Components
  • Pulleys and Belts
  • Chutes, Spouts and Conveyors

Gravity take-ups are automatic and keep an even tension on the belt. The amount of tension can be adjusted by varying the weight of the counterweight.


Gravity take-up: Term standardized by ISO.


  • Composants mécaniques
  • Poulies et courroies
  • Convoyeurs et goulottes (Manutention)

Tendeurs à gravité. Ils donnent automatiquement une tension constante connue et réglable.


Il y a deux types de tendeurs : le tendeur à vis et à écrou, ou à chaîne et le tendeur à gravité.


Dispositif de tension par contrepoids : terme normalisé par l'ISO.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Componentes mecánicos
  • Poleas y correas
  • Transportadores y canaletas (Manutención)
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