0
   

Anyone here know what a damper gear or rotary gear is?

 
 
Reply Sun 22 Mar, 2009 10:38 pm
I'm designing a flip-down door on a high end video/audio system and someone told me I needed this rotary damper or gear damper to slow the opening and closing of the door. I looked at the cassete tape decks, DVD players, CD-ROM and notice gears are making this happen.

My knowledge of gears can fit into a thimble. I have no idea how to set the gear ratio, what number of gear teeth I need, if the mating rotary gear has 11 teeth, what diameter size gear I need, etc.

Anyone here an engineer or studying to be one? Can you guys give me some useful pointers?
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Question • Score: 0 • Views: 2,645 • Replies: 1
No top replies

 
talk72000
 
  2  
Reply Sun 22 Mar, 2009 11:12 pm
@Jeremiah,
Two gears of different diameters that have meshing teeth e.g. spur gears can allow one to change the rpm by meshing the input gear with an output gear of a different diameter. Input gear with 12 teeth and and output gear of 24 teeth would result in slowing the rpm by half.
0 Replies
 
 

Related Topics

 
  1. Forums
  2. » Anyone here know what a damper gear or rotary gear is?
Copyright © 2024 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 07/19/2024 at 05:56:06