Definition of Friction clutch
1. Noun. A clutch in which one part turns the other by the friction between them.
Specialized synonyms: Cone Clutch, Cone Friction Clutch, Disk Clutch, Slip Clutch, Slip Friction Clutch
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Literary usage of Friction clutch
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1. Transactions by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association, Institution of Public Health Engineers (Great Britain) (1900)
"It has been one of the best advertising mediums of the friction clutch business, and has, in many instances, shown to inquiring minds the advantage of the ..."
2. A Manual of Machinery and Millwork by William John Macquorn Rankine (1893)
"In the friction-clutch the following piece is a circular disc, having a hoop which grasps it, and which can be tightened or slackened by means of screws ..."
3. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1826)
"The friction cone is very similar in its effects to the friction clutch. On the moving shaft A, fig. 71, is fixed a cone C; and on the shaft B is another ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of United States by Jabez S. Holmes (1877)
"A chain passed through the roof and floor of the cage or car, which operated upon a friction-clutch and a brake. The conductor or operator within the car ..."
5. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1912)
"After paper is threaded in throw in friction clutch b which connects ... Clutch a is now nearly always made a friction clutch and a horn clutch put on ..."