Machine elements transmission elements
Complex machine elements used to alter the motion variables of path, velocity and acceleration are known as conversion elements or gears.
Principle of gear units
Fundamental principles of belt drives, wheel and disc drives, and gear trains.
Demonstration and measurement of the displacement curves for cam mechanisms.
Spur gear unit
Mode of operation and layout of a spur gear.
Worm gear unit
Mode of operation and layout of a worm gear.
Using force equilibrium considerations to determine load transmission and efficiency.
Belt drive and belt frictione
Influence of the angle of contact, coefficient of friction and belt force (Eytelwein’s belt friction formula).
Assembly simple gears
Versatile assembly exercise for simple drives using a belt, chain sprockets or a roller chain.
Assembly combined gears
Versatile assembly exercise for combined drives.
Assembly control gear
Versatile assembly exercise for various step and gear units.
Safe and clear demonstration of function of the gears on a conventional lathe.
Determination of gear efficiency
Test system for determining mechanical drive and braking efficiency for spur and worm gears.