Wind Knitting Machine

About the project

DEAD LINE

1 June 2009 ….

The Knitting Machine

Wikuna from 1920 !!!

Size

  • The box size (hight x width) 1700x500mm
  • Platform for the machine is 300mm from top

Bill of Materials

What From Where Catalog Number QTY Ordered
Bearing Closed Housing 10 mm RS 612-4051 x1 ?

Mechanical Aspect

Gears

Handle Gear

  • Bevel Gear
  • 65teeth
  • pitch 152mm (5.95")
  • Pitch Module = 152/65 = 2.33in
  • width of face 0.5in -
  • Vertex - 64mm ish

Bending

  1. Cut piece width of 350 and as long as 2 blades shaped inside. (box 350x330)
  2. Cut the hole for the hoop
  3. Bend radius 150mm
  4. Cut blades on the table saw.

TODO

Merel

  • Order bits from RS
    1. Rs : 530-292 : Price per 5 is 3.126 QTY needed : 8 (buy 10)
    2. Rs : 681-687 price per 1 is 14:95 : QTY Needed : 1
    3. Get the part : DB2.5-15 from : http://www.hpcgears.com/newpdf/bevel_gears_0.8_6.0mod.pdf
    4. Find Aluminium for the middle ring
  • Order the blades material
  • Play with bending machine and find how many blades can you bend in one go on one piece (maybe its just 2 pieces ?)

Yaroslav

  • Gear ratios
  • Machine Mounting
  • Visualize it in Solid Works
  • Think of orientation changing mechanism …

Additional Links

- Part2
- Part1
- Discussion on blades number
- considerations for making windmill
- QuetRevolution, a nice round windmill
- American Windmill
- [http://books.google.com/books?id=7M9C1Adp0yQC&pg=PA106&lpg=PA106&dq=advantages+american+windmills&source=bl&ots=MEfLM_daXg&sig=YmIVD-N5YqLXdcjdhPByoq67bVg&hl=en&ei=OZ39Sf2tGuWQjAe64pmSAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1#PPA141,M1]
- [http://www.conveyor-accessories-direct.co.uk/products.asp?cat=92] this could the placed on the feet of the tripot to make it more stable

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