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Author Topic: How To Put Two Sprockets on One Driveshaft?  (Read 767 times)

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Offline SylvestreTopic starter

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How To Put Two Sprockets on One Driveshaft?
« on: December 18, 2011, 01:05:41 PM »
Hello,

How would I put two sprockets on a motor's driveshaft like the one in the link below? Would I need to extend the axle using some type of adjoiner?  http://www.monsterscooterparts.com/24vo400wamow.html

The reason I want to do this is so I my robot will be fourwheeled drive.  Similar to a skid steers drive system http://tinyurl.com/csjjrla

Before, I thought about doing something similar to the picture below, but then I realized the method above would be better. 

What are your guys' thoughts?

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Re: How To Put Two Sprockets on One Driveshaft?
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2011, 11:26:06 AM »
Could anyone verify my proposed method or does anyone have another suggestion of how I could do this?

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Re: How To Put Two Sprockets on One Driveshaft?
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2011, 03:05:32 PM »
I don't see a problem with your drawing. The only suggestion I could think of is adding a tensioner sprocket/pulley to your existing design. It would allow more teeth of your top sprocket to stay in contact with the chain (less chance for slippage), and also allow for a possible suspension system for your axles. Not to mention a tensioner also allows for easy removal/service to the system.
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Re: How To Put Two Sprockets on One Driveshaft?
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2011, 04:07:01 PM »
Ok thanks for the reply!  I'll do just that.

 


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