A rotor is used to describe a mechanical component, device, or apparatus that has a rotating motion in a piece of equipment or machinery such as an electric motor, pump, alternator, brake, or generator.
In quarrying, a rotor refers to the rotating part of an AC machine.
A rotor also refers to the rotating blades of a helicopter.
A rotor is also a round rotating component of a disc brake assembly, upon which brake pads bear.
A corkscrew propeller device at the base of a shaft inside a pump tube that develops low pressure and high flow of liquid is called a rotor.
The rotating component in a generator containing electromagnets is a rotor. When the rotor is turned, it produces electricity.
In a turbine, a rotor is a spinning device that includes a hub and blades.
In a crusher, a rotor describes a rotating assembly of a shaft, discs, and hammers that deliver the crushing force to material.
- ↑ Dictionary. Quarrying Org. 2008-09-30.
- ↑ Glossary. Library Thinkquest. 2008-09-30.
- ↑ Detailed Glossary. Auto Warranty Broker. 2008-09-30.
- ↑ Glossary. Basousa. 2008-09-30.
- ↑ Glossary. Hydro. 2008-09-30.
- ↑ Glossary. AE. 2008-09-30.
- ↑ Glossary. Penn Crusher. 2008-09-30.