handwheel handwheel

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wheel worked by hand
  2. (n) control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated

Usage(s):

  • Every afternoon, Gandhi did an hour or two of spinning on his little handwheel, sometimes 400 yards at a sitting.

News

  • Smith Flow Control Introduces TorkDrive to Prevent Plant Shut-Down and Protect Plant Assets

    MUMBAI - Torkdrive Helps in Preventing Valve Damage by Controlling the Torque Applied Smith Flow Control launches TorkDrive, a device that can be mounted to either the valve input handwheel or directly to the valve input shaft to safeguard the valve from excessive torque. TorkDrive has two distinct benefits. It prevents valve damage, thus reducing the need for expensive plant shutdown and ...
    on February 18, 2014     Source: ThomasNet

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