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Old Jan 28, 2013, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by MattK_NZ View Post
This seems to be a slightly different hybrid of the vwd, swashdrive, and wiggle drive. Unfortunately they've got a bloody basket of patents, fortunately they are all for changing reciprocal motion into rotary and not the other way around.
Hi Matt
I like the way the offsetting boss is handled, kinda like Kjells dog-leg boss (Bent shaft) !
What looks a little odd is in the animation, i see lateral piston movement produced from the arking swashplate...if you look closely you can see the piston moving out of concentricity of the said cylinder ! Karcha have similar patents on a system for a water blaster which they so kindly named swashdrive
I kinda wonder how useful all those patents are in todays world with all the copies / knockoffs that come out of china
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