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Design for Dowel Pin Press Fit

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  • Design standards specifications
  • Dowel pin standard sizes
  • Shrink Fits
  • Calulations for Shirink Fits
  • Coefficient of thermal expansion
  • Press fit force requirements and equation
  • ISO press fit design standards
  • Preferred basic and design sizes
  • Equations for shaft and hole deviations for sizes > 500 to 3150 mm
  • Press fit pressure between cast-iron hub and shaft
  • Application of thick wall cylindrical pressure vessel theory related to press fits.
  • Limits and fits for cylindrical parts.