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Bar mechanism for reversing rotation 3




It is a combination of two slider-crank mechanisms sharing a common green slider.

Input: pink crank.

Output: blue crank. It turns at the same input velocity but in opposite direction.

Input and output are coaxial.

Disadvantages:

- Inertia forces created by reciprocating parts.

- Dead positions (when output crank and its conrod are in line).

The mechanism becomes a regular coupling (no reversing) when the cranks are set to be always parallel.



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