slider crank mechanism design


The offset slider crank mechanism also referred to as quick return mechanism has its application in shaper machines used in surfacing workpieces.

The advantages of this mechanism to a simple slider crank mechanism are that it allows for a slower forward stroke of the slider to and a faster return stroke.

With this idle time (the time when the machine is not performing cutting) is reduced. Let’s take a look at a simple demonstration of how this mechanism operates Continue reading

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