Magnetic Worm Gear
by h-kimura, published
2013.04.16 Binary version of the STL file is added.
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This is a brilliant frictionless gear, and got me thinking. 3D printed parts with a need for low friction (motors, moving parts, etc.) could really benefit from this. Imagine frictionless machines, with magnetic bearings instead of roller bearings.
No gears to strip, no need for high-resolution prints, no rubbing plastic to wear down or heat up at high RPMs!
How did you calculate the angles of the wire on the spool? Is there a slot to hold teh wire? Very clever idea!
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