Multi Plate Disk Clutch Design

Machine Design and Application

Multi Plate Disk Clutch Design

Internally expanding friction shoes are held in contact, by the force due to rotation against the force of a light spring. The torque capacity increases as the speed increases.


Torque capacity T= n x torque for one plate

where:

n=number of pairs of surfaces (6 in the example shown in the figure).

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Multi Plate Disk Clutch Design

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