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Aerosol spray is a type of dispensing system which creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles.
Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.
Allis-Chalmers was a U.S. manufacturer of machinery for various industries.
Aramid fibers are a class of heat-resistant and strong synthetic fibers.
A baler, most often called a hay baler is a piece of farm machinery used to compress a cut and raked crop (such as hay, cotton, flax straw, salt marsh hay, or silage) into compact bales that are easy to handle, transport, and store.
There are three main types of phonograph turntable drives being manufactured today: the belt-drive, idler-wheel and direct-drive systems; the names are based upon the type of coupling used between the platter of the turntable and the motor.
A belt-driven bicycle is a chainless bicycle that uses a toothed synchronous belt to transmit power from the pedals to the wheel.
A bobbin is a spindle or cylinder, with or without flanges, on which wire, yarn, thread or film is wound.
A bucksaw is a hand-powered frame saw similar to bow saw and generally used with a sawbuck to cut logs or firewood to length (bucking).
A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.
Cassier's Magazine, an engineering monthly was an engineering magazine, published by Cassier Magazine Company, that ran from 1891 to 1913.
Charles Cassius Gates Jr. (May 27, 1921 – August 28, 2005) was a businessman and philanthropist.
A continuously variable transmission (CVT), also known as a single-speed transmission, stepless transmission, pulley transmission, or, in case of motorcycles, a twist-and-go, is an automatic transmission that can change seamlessly through a continuous range of effective gear ratios.
A conveyor belt is the carrying medium of a belt conveyor system (often shortened to belt conveyor).
A conveyor system is a common piece of mechanical handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another.
A corn crib or corncrib is a type of granary used to dry and store corn.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae.
A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.
In mechanical engineering, an eccentric is a circular disk (eccentric sheave) solidly fixed to a rotating axle with its centre offset from that of the axle (hence the word "eccentric", out of the centre).
In electricity generation, a generator is a device that converts motive power (mechanical energy) into electrical power for use in an external circuit.
Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET), fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET), resonance energy transfer (RET) or electronic energy transfer (EET) is a mechanism describing energy transfer between two light-sensitive molecules (chromophores).
Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae.
Friction is the force resisting the relative motion of solid surfaces, fluid layers, and material elements sliding against each other.
A hayloft is a space above a barn, stable or cow-shed, traditionally used for storage of hay or other fodder for the animals below.
A helix, plural helixes or helices, is a type of smooth space curve, i.e. a curve in three-dimensional space.
Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.
An idler-wheel drive is a system used to transmit the rotation of the main shaft of a motor to another rotating device, for example the platter of a record-reproducing turntable or the crankshaft-to-camshaft gear train of an automobile.
A jackshaft, also called a countershaft, is a common mechanical design component used to transfer or synchronize rotational force in a machine.
A Kégresse track is a kind of rubber or canvas continuous track which uses a flexible belt rather than interlocking metal segments.
Kevlar is a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber, related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora.
A Lariat chain is a loop of chain that hangs off, and is spun by a wheel.
A line shaft is a power driven rotating shaft for power transmission that was used extensively from the Industrial Revolution until the early 20th century.
The addendum is the height by which a tooth of a gear projects beyond (outside for external, or inside for internal) the standard pitch circle or pitch line; also, the radial distance between the pitch diameter and the outside diameter.
Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.
Manila rope is a type of rope made from manila hemp.
The Möbius strip or Möbius band, also spelled Mobius or Moebius, is a surface with only one side (when embedded in three-dimensional Euclidean space) and only one boundary.
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.
The minute is a unit of time or angle.
The newton metre (also newton-metre, symbol N m or N⋅m) is a unit of torque (also called "moment") in the SI system.
Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides.
A polyamide is a macromolecule with repeating units linked by amide bonds.
Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links.
A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support movement and change of direction of a taut cable or belt, or transfer of power between the shaft and cable or belt.
A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.
Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs.
Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany.
Roller chain or bush roller chain is the type of chain drive most commonly used for transmission of mechanical power on many kinds of domestic, industrial and agricultural machinery, including conveyors, wire- and tube-drawing machines, printing presses, cars, motorcycles, and bicycles.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
Rotational speed (or speed of revolution) of an object rotating around an axis is the number of turns of the object divided by time, specified as revolutions per minute (rpm), cycles per second (cps), radians per second (rad/s), etc..
A sawmill or lumber mill is a facility where logs are cut into lumber.
The second is the SI base unit of time, commonly understood and historically defined as 1/86,400 of a day – this factor derived from the division of the day first into 24 hours, then to 60 minutes and finally to 60 seconds each.
A serpentine belt, also known as a multi-vee, poly-v, or multi-rib belt, is a single, continuous belt used to drive multiple peripheral devices in an automotive engine, such as an alternator, power steering pump, water pump, air conditioning compressor, air pump, etc.
A sewing machine is a machine used to stitch fabric and other materials together with thread.
A sheave is a pulley with a grooved wheel for holding a belt, wire rope, or rope.
Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles.
A silo (from the Greek σιρός – siros, "pit for holding grain") is a structure for storing bulk materials.
A spinning wheel is a device for spinning thread or yarn from natural or synthetic fibres.
Stationary steam engines are fixed steam engines used for pumping or driving mills and factories, and for power generation.
A stepper motor or step motor or stepping motor is a brushless DC electric motor that divides a full rotation into a number of equal steps.
A swamp is a wetland that is forested.
In cooking, a syrup or sirup (from شراب; sharāb, beverage, wine and sirupus) is a condiment that is a thick, viscous liquid consisting primarily of a solution of sugar in water, containing a large amount of dissolved sugars but showing little tendency to deposit crystals.
Tar is a dark brown or black viscous liquid of hydrocarbons and free carbon, obtained from a wide variety of organic materials through destructive distillation.
In physics, tension may be described as the pulling force transmitted axially by the means of a string, cable, chain, or similar one-dimensional continuous object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-dimensional object; tension might also be described as the action-reaction pair of forces acting at each end of said elements.
A threshing machine or thresher is a piece of farm equipment that threshes grain, that is, it removes the seeds from the stalks and husks.
A timing belt, timing chain or cambelt is a part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine's valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes.
A toothed belt; timing belt; cogged belt; cog belt; or synchronous belt is a flexible belt with teeth moulded onto its inner surface.
Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.
A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.
In Euclidean geometry, a convex quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides is referred to as a trapezoid in American and Canadian English but as a trapezium in English outside North America.
Twaron (a brand name of Teijin Aramid) is a para-aramid.
Vibration is a mechanical phenomenon whereby oscillations occur about an equilibrium point.
A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring, or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers.
Weaving is a method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth.
White spirit (UK)Primarily in the United Kingdom.
Steel wire rope (right hand langs lay) Wire rope is several strands of metal wire twisted into a helix forming a composite "rope", in a pattern known as "laid rope".
Yang Xiong (53 BCE–18 CE) was a Chinese poet, philosopher, and politician of the Han dynasty known for his philosophical writings and ''fu'' poetry compositions.