Some articles on shaft, eccentric shaft, eccentrics:
... The central drive shaft, called the eccentric shaft or E-shaft, passes through the center of the rotor and is supported by fixed bearings ... The rotors ride on eccentrics (analogous to cranks) integral to the eccentric shaft (analogous to a crankshaft) ... The rotors both rotate around the eccentrics and make orbital revolutions around the eccentric shaft ...
... more than two rotors, or two rotor race engines intended for high-rpm use, a multi-piece eccentric shaft may be used, allowing additional bearings between rotors ... does increase the complexity of the eccentric shaft design, it has been used successfully in the Mazda's production three-rotor 20B-REW engine, as well as many low ... The C-111-2 4 Rotor Mercedes-Benz eccentric shaft for the KE Serie 70, Typ DB M950 KE409 is made in one piece ...
... employs a single oversized roller on an eccentric shaft that compresses an engineered, low friction hose through 360 degrees of rotation ... roller pump uses a large diameter lubricated roller on an eccentric shaft that rolls over the hose ... In addition to less heat, an eccentric shaft hose pump functions with only a single compression of the hose per revolution ...
Famous quotes containing the words shaft and/or eccentric:
“Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least, like the life of the anchorite, be as impressive to behold as objects in a desert, a broken shaft or crumbling mound against a limitless horizon.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“It was when the trees were leafless first in November
And their blackness became apparent, that one first
Knew the eccentric to be the base of design.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)