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KI 150 Hooke's Coupling Apparatus Show data sheet (pdf file) Print page
Technical Description

The table model demonstrates the transmission of angular motion to joint shafts, the related gimbal error and how this error can be rectified using Hooke's couplings. The model consists of two Hooke's couplings that are connected by a split intermediate shaft. The deflection angle of both joints can be set individually and read on the scales. Drive is achieved by turning a hand wheel. On the drive and power take-off sides there are further angle measuring scales made of transparent plastic with which the difference between the angles of the shafts can be determined.


Learning Objectives / Experiments

- Determination of the gimbal error on Hooke's couplings



* Benchtop experiment on the phenomenon of gimbal

  error on articulated joints and its avoidance

Alternative products
KI 130 -- Four Bar Chain
KI 160 -- Ackermann Steering Demonstrator

[1] Benchtop experiment on gimbal error and its avoidance on articulated joints
[2] Hooke's coupling, standard industrial parts
[3] Scales made of transparent plastic
[4] Ball bearing mounted shaft ends
[5] Solid, painted base plate
[6] lxwxh 360x280x185mm


Technical Data

Shaft diameter: D=16mm
Scale disc diameter: D=100mm


Dimensions and Weight
l x w x h : 360 x 280 x 185 mm
Weight : approx. 7 kg
Scope of Delivery
1 kinematic model
1 instruction manual
Order Details
041.15000  KI 150  Hooke's Coupling Apparatus
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