a vis

03:44 Feb 6, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: a vis
In Servomotor-un reductor final de potencia a vis-sin-fin

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naworm gear
Yolanda Broad
natornillo sin fin
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tornillo sin fin

vis-sin-fin es tornillo sin fin en francés.

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worm gear

There are lots of translations of "vis sin fin" (and, as mentioned above, the French: "vis sans fin"). Here's the one relating to torque/gears, which appears to match your context the best:

English:Gears and Friction Wheels
CONT - A chief way to connect non parallel non intersecting shafts that are at right angles in through a worm gear. s
OBS - Term officialized by the ATSC - Helicopters. s

Here's a site where you can see a photo and find a description of this kind of speed reducer

... MVR/FRS Variador con reductor de vis-sin-fin. Cuatro tamaños; Ejecución con reducción simple; Potencia de 90W a 1,5 kW; Relaciones de reducción de 7:1 a 100:1; ...

    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=+reductor+vis-sin-fin&hl=en&l...
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