Design Engineering

Linear drive speed control

Uhing ìrolling ringî drives now feature two design options for fine adjustment of linear speed, neither of which requires electronic controls or programming. A control lever/dial provides 100 discrete settings, permitting changes to the driveís linear pitch (distance traveled per shaft revolution) in 0.01 in. increments.

February 1, 2005   Staff

Alternatively, for applications requiring more precision, a worm gear
design allows users to adjust pitch by turning a control knob attached
to a threaded rod which bypasses individual pitch settings to provide
virtually unlimited fine tuning of linear speed.

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