[Nos. 17-32] Universal Joints, Out of Line Drives, Eccentrics
William M Clark
38.7cm x 38.7cm
Cast aluminum and wood (painted) on a vertical panel.
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This type of eccentric is the most commonly used. Application of it can be found in No. 155 (control valves for an engine).
[Virginia Downward & William M. Clark, 1930]
[Editorís Note: The eccentric has the center of the circle rotate that acts as a virtual crank in a slider-crank mechanism. The eccentric was often used in control linkage in steam engines. Eccentric type mechanisms can be found in the Reuleaux-Voigt models in the E Series, models E-1 to E-7. FCM]