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Mechanism with up and down movement?

by rvr1974
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Sep7-08, 09:23 AM
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Hi ... I was trying to figure out a mechanism which allows for up and down movement. I figured a piston with crankshaft... anyone has any other possibilities?
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Sep7-08, 11:03 AM
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How about an elevator? How about a car jack, or a fork-lift? You need to be more specific in order to answer your question.

Mainly: size, force, speed.
Sep7-08, 11:06 AM
P: 136
I have a simple mchanism that is composed by 2 pistons as the attached figures shows
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Sep10-08, 03:58 AM
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Mechanism with up and down movement?

@firevia, how do you plan to move pistons??

@rvr, there are lot of ways to get linear motion, deciding factor remains the application. You ll have to come up with an application to decide which one to choose.
Sep10-08, 12:10 PM
P: 136
well it is simple , we should install a rod with a cam for the horizental piston and install an electric motor to the (cam-cranck shaft) , velocity can be easily calculated depending on the rpm of the electrical motr , but to make a full design I need configurations.
Sep11-08, 11:20 AM
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But why do you need the second piston?? You already have a linear reciprocating motion with cam!
And by the way, the linkage you showed is a double slider 4 bar chain, its an elliptical trammel
Sep11-08, 11:23 AM
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Sep11-08, 12:47 PM
P: 52
a bearing allows for vertical motion

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