Pawl

Pawl may refer to:

  • A common component of a ratchet
  • A part of the adjustable height locking mechanism of an extension ladder
  • Pawl (constructor), a former racing car constructor
  • A part of a table saw splitter, a safety mechanism designed to prevent kickback

Other articles related to "pawl, pawls":

SXS - Patent Details - Two-motion Mechanism
... which selects the desired level of contacts, by engaging a pawl with the upper ratchet ... Another pawl, pivoting on the frame, holds the shaft at that height as it rotates ... Its pawl engages the (hidden) vertical teeth in the lower ratchet to rotate the shaft to the required position ...
Parking Pawl - Recommendations
... Modern parking pawls are connected to a safety mechanism that prevents the pawl from engaging unless the vehicle is stopped first ... The pawl mechanism is generally not strong enough to stop a vehicle in motion, if it engages at all ... Under that much stress, the pawl may simply break off in the transmission, leading to costly repairs ...
Tourism In Mizoram - Festivals - Pawl Kut
... Pawl Kut Festival Pawl means “Straw” hence pawl kut means a straw harvest festival ...
Strowger Switch - History - Two-motion Mechanism
... Its armature raises the shaft, to select the desired level of contacts, by engaging a pawl with the upper ratchet ... Another pawl, pivoting on the frame, holds the shaft at that height as it rotates ... Its pawl engages the (hidden) vertical teeth in the lower ratchet to rotate the shaft to the required position ...
Penychen
... (c.480 AD), the first king of Glywysing, when the kingdom was divided between three of his sons, Pawl, Gwynllyw and Mechwyn ... Pawl was the ruler of Penychen and on his death (c.540 AD) passed the cantref onto his nephew ... Pawl's brother Gwynllyw was the ruler of Gwynllwg and upon his death the cantref passed to his son Cadoc (Cadwg), also known as St ...