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Title: Backlash compensator mechanism

Abstract

Mechanism which compensates for backlash error in a lead screw position indicator by decoupling the indicator shaft from the lead screw when reversing rotation. The position indicator then displays correct information regardless of the direction of rotation of the lead screw.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Bethel Island, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863267
Patent Number(s):
4135412
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
backlash; compensator; mechanism; compensates; error; lead; screw; position; indicator; decoupling; shaft; reversing; rotation; displays; correct; information; regardless; direction; lead screw; position indicator; screw position; /74/

Citation Formats

Chrislock, Jerry L. Backlash compensator mechanism. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Chrislock, Jerry L. Backlash compensator mechanism. United States.
Chrislock, Jerry L. Mon . "Backlash compensator mechanism". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863267.
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title = {Backlash compensator mechanism},
author = {Chrislock, Jerry L.},
abstractNote = {Mechanism which compensates for backlash error in a lead screw position indicator by decoupling the indicator shaft from the lead screw when reversing rotation. The position indicator then displays correct information regardless of the direction of rotation of the lead screw.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {1}
}

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