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Radial bearings to take load off a movable pulley/sproket

  1. Jun 17, 2017 #1
    I have an arrangement where a movable pulley has a hook attached. This pulley has to take a load of 5 tonnes and yet move along the horizontal direction. Is it possible to achieve this by using a radial bearing?
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  3. Jun 17, 2017 #2


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    It is certainly possible to do this sort of thing but we need to know more about the details of the problem before we can give any good answers .

    Can you post a sketch showing the actual arrangement of the shaft , pulley and hook ?
  4. Jun 17, 2017 #3
    this is a rough sketch.
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