Demanded Information For Drive Chain Assortment

? Type of input electrical power (electric motor, internal combustion engine with mechanical or hydraulic drive).
? Type of equipment to get driven.
? Amount of horsepower needed to provide suffi cient electrical power to the driven shaft.
? Full load pace of the quickest working shaft (rpm).
? Desired velocity from the slow operating shaft ( or even the needed pace ratio). NOTE: If speeds are variable figure out the horsepower for being transmitted at each speed.
? Diameters of the drive and driven shafts . . . This worth may perhaps restrict the minimum number of teeth to the sprockets.
? Center distance from the shafts.
? Note the position and any area limitations that could exist. Commonly these limitations are on the maximum diameter of sprockets (this restricts the usage of single strand chains) or even the width with the chain (this restricts the use of multi-strand chains).
? Conditions with the drive which includes a determination on the class of load (uniform, moderate or heavy), significant working temperatures or chemically aggressive environments really should be noted.
Abbreviations Used in Equations
N Quantity of teeth around the big sprocket.
n Number of teeth over the small sprocket.
R Pace in revolutions per minute (rpm) of the significant sprocket.
r Speed in revolutions per minute (rpm) from the little sprocket.
C Shaft center distance in chain pitches.
HP Horsepower rating of the drive motor or engine.
KW Kilowatt energy rating of drive motor or engine if utilizing metric units.
SF Support Factor