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swash plate

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  • An inclined disc revolving on an axle and giving reciprocating motion to a part in contact with it.
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    • The IVT uses a swash plate design that imparts reciprocating motion via the inclination of a faceplate on a shaft relative to the axis of rotation.
    • Air bubbles under extreme pressures, like those found at the swash plate and pistons of a piston pump, explode.
    • Multi-piston swash plate type compressor with arrangement for internal sealing and for uniform distribution of refrigerant to cylinder bores

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