Okay, so this is a cool door. But isn’t the point of a door to keep people out, in… noise out or in. Hm. This makes for a good youtube demo, but I think it stinks as a door. Maybe it would work in a museum?
This clutch is designed to engage and disengage a motor from a shaft (not shown). The triangular lobes are attached to the outer ring through a living hinge. As the outer ring is driven by a belt, the lobes flex toward and lock onto the shaft. The idea behind it works, but unfortunately it doesn’t for my application. The shaft also translates and this clutch requires ‘grounding’. I use the term grounding to refer to the physical attachment of the inner ring, not an electrical characteristic.
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Cutting and Cleaning Formed Parts