Scotch Yoke Mechanism

Hello again! Its time for another customizable mechanism! This time its called a Scotch Yoke. This one turns rotating motion into straight line motion via a boss on the crank and a slot on the piece that rides straight. I had looked at a few reciprocating saws when I thought to do this. I noticed […]

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Geneva Mechanism

The Geneva Mechanism is a rather basic intermittent motion mechanism. Some information, for the curious, can be located in this Wikipedia article and here are some designs and variations of the Geneva mechanism from an amazing site based of an amazing book. Basic Geneva 1: Uses gear teeth to turn. This way the whole thing […]

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