Cross slide disk

Item number: 178
Technology Dimensions: 100 cm x 92 cm x 60 cm

One moves the web of the cross slide disk in a circle around the center of the disk and observes the path of a web point.

You can see that it is an Ellipse.

900 €

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on the exhibit "Cross slide disk"

The cross slide disk is an element of the gear technology for the generation of elliptical trajectories. It can also be used as a device for the construction of ellipses. If you want to generate an ellipse with the half-axes a and b, you choose:

Length of web = length of the large half-axis a

Distance of the sliding blocks = difference of the half axis a-b

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Purchase price 900 €