Non-circular gears in motion

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The sight of these non-traditional gear configurations might seem unreal to the untrained eye – but in fact these are used in a variety of industrially applications. Non-circular gears [via Hacked Gadgets]

6 thoughts on “Non-circular gears in motion

  1. samurai1200 says:

    the one they give the most time and show the CAD version of reminds me of a rotary engine… only more complex. these gears have some really nice aesthetic qualities in their movement…

  2. Austringer says:

    If this is the sort of thing you like, you’ll probably like KMODDL – Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library.

    http://kmoddl.library.cornell.edu/

    The day I discovered the site I managed to loose hours in there.

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