Re: [DML] Re: WANTED: Angle Drive
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Re: [DML] Re: WANTED: Angle Drive

Sigh.   It really is time for somebody to come up with a practical  
electric setup...
--Pete Lucas
   VIN #06703

On Nov 27, 2007, at 8:33 AM, Martin Gutkowski wrote:

> The actual 8:9 ratio AND the direction of o/p rotation is what causes
> the problem. You can't do that in a single stage with normal gears
> which'll take plenty of torque - it can only be done with what are
> called screw gears. Look up any gear manufacturer's catalogue and
> they'll all state "low torque applications only, very susceptible to
> contamination" or words to this effect.
> It could be done with a little gearbox and a pair of bevel gears doing
> the 90-degree bit, but that'd be $$$ to replace a part that's  
> relatively
> cheap and easy to replace. I'd be happy to just replace mine every
> couple of years....

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