Definitions for "Pitman Arm"
Keywords:  steer, linkage, lever, shaft, sector
A steering component that provides interconnection between the steering gear sector shaft and the steering linkage.
Lever that provides a connection between the steering gearbox and steering linkage.
This steering component splines onto the steering sector output shaft. The opposite end connects to a drag link or centerlink, depending on steering system design. With a dropped pitman arm, the drag link attachment point is moved down to reduce link angle.
A rod or built up member connecting the crosshead on a steam engine to the crank on the paddle wheel turning the back and forth motion of the engine into the circular motion of the wheel.
Keywords:  spindle, arm, drop, another, term
Drop Arm
Another term for spindle arm.