nut steering


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • recirculating-ball-and-nut steering — A very popular type of steering gear. It uses a series of ball bearings that feed through and around and back through the grooves in the worm gear and nut on the steering shaft. The turning forces are transmitted through these ball bearing to a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • recirculating ball and nut steering — See recirculating ball and nut steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • worm-and-nut steering — A steering system in which rotation of the worm causes a nut, which encloses it, to move up or down, thus turning the rocker shaft …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball-and-nut steering — See recirculating ball steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering — A mechanism for controlling the direction of a vehicle. See absorbing steering ackermann steering adjustable steering all wheel steering assisted steering axle and steering ball and nut steering ball steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • nut — [1] A fastening device that is somewhat doughnut shaped with a number of flat surfaces on the outer rim and threads on the inner hole. Also see ball and nut ball worm and nut bolt and nut butterfly nut cap nut captive nut castellated nut castle… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering ratio — The ratio of the gearing within a steering system such as the rack to the pinion or the worm gear to the recirculating nut …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • recirculating ball steering — A special version of the worm and nut steering in which ball bearings circulate between the nut and worm to reduce friction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball and nut — See recirculating ball and nut steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • recirculating ball worm and nut — See recirculating ball and nut steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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