external drive compressor

external drive compressor

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • external drive — Term used to indicate a compressor driven directly from the shaft or by a belt using an external motor. Compressor and motor are serviceable separately …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • compressor, open type — Compressor in which the crankshaft extends through the crankcase and is driven by an outside motor. Commonly called external drive compressor …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • open type compressor — Compressor in which the crankshaft extends through the crankcase and is driven by an outside motor. Commonly called external drive compressor …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • open compressor — Term used to indicate an external drive compressor. Not hermetic …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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