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Lab_22__Special_Drives_ - BSE 2484 Lab 22 (Belt, Chain and...

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BSE 2484 Lab 22 (Belt, Chain and Gear Drives) STATION # 1 (Chain Drives) Types of chain used in chain drives: Plain “Detachable Link” Chain: Used in light duty or low speed applications Each link is formed from a single stamping with a pintle which attaches to the eye of the adjacent link Roller Chain: Used for heavy duty applications Composed of alternating pin links and roller links Master & half links are used break the chain and adjust it’s length Silent Chain Used in heavy duty and high speed applications Composed of laminations and pins (can not be adjusted easily) Observe the chain at this station! What type of chain is this? Blank # 1 Give the proper size/pitch designation for this chain. Blank # 2 Give the application where this type of chain is most often used. Blank # 3 Figure 1 Chain types Figure 2 Measuring chain pitch
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STATION # 2 (Chain Drives) Types of chain used in chain drives: Plain “Detachable Link” Chain: Used in light duty or low speed applications Each link is formed from a single stamping with a pintle which attaches to the eye of the adjacent link Roller Chain: Used for heavy duty applications Composed of alternating pin links and roller links Master & half links are used break the chain and adjust it’s length Silent Chain Used in heavy duty and high speed applications Composed of laminations and pins (can not be adjusted easily) Chain size/number: Roller chain is classified by number Roller chain numbers are based on the distance between the pins that hold the links together (pitch) The unit of measurement is 1/8th of an inch So a #80 chain has a pitch of 1 inch or 8/8ths of an inch Observe the chain at this station! What type of chain is this (give the proper size number and pitch for this chain)
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course BSE 2484 taught by Professor Dhvaughan during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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