Application Examples

Carousel Drive Example

This is an example of a Carousel drive using our Bevel Gears to give multiple rotating spindles plus rotation of the carousel itself. Although this example has 12 spindles, it is also possible to have 2, 3, 4, 6 or 8 equi-spaced shafts. All the parts used are available on our site.

Parts List

Part
Number
(Link)
Image Description Price
each
Quantity Used
(For 12 spindle example)
SH04M
303 Stainless Steel Shaft, 4mm Diameter
303 Stainless Steel Shaft, 4mm Diameter £2.90
SH06M
303 Stainless Steel Shaft, 6mm Diameter
303 Stainless Steel Shaft, 6mm Diameter £3.26
CL04M
Collar, Plated Steel,4mm I/D
Collar, Plated Steel,4mm I/D £1.58
CL03M
Collar, Plated Steel, 3mm I/D
Collar, Plated Steel, 3mm I/D £1.45
GB1M512060BS
Pair Bevel Gears, 1 Mod, 12 Tooth + 60 Tooth, with Set Screws
Pair Bevel Gears, 1 Mod, 12 Tooth + 60 Tooth, with Set Screws £12.73
GB1M512BS
Single Bevel Gear, 1 Mod, 12 Tooth to go with set GB1M512060BS, with Set Screw
Single Bevel Gear, 1 Mod, 12 Tooth to go with set GB1M512060BS, with Set Screw £4.32
GR1M036B-6
1.0 Mod Spur Gear,  36 T, 6mm Bore and Setscrew
1.0 Mod Spur Gear, 36 T, 6mm Bore and Setscrew £10.02
GR1M048B-6
1.0 Mod Spur Gear,  48 T, 6mm Bore and Setscrew
1.0 Mod Spur Gear, 48 T, 6mm Bore and Setscrew £12.66
MKTH040-6
Flanged Turntable Hub with 6mm Bore
Flanged Turntable Hub with 6mm Bore £4.39
MKTTT150D-32
Turntable Top, 32 holes, 150mm diameter
Turntable Top, 32 holes, 150mm diameter £18.08
BB06M
Pillow Block with 6mm Bore Ball Bearing
Pillow Block with 6mm Bore Ball Bearing £6.30
BBG04M
Mounting Block - 4mm Bore Plain Bearings
Mounting Block - 4mm Bore Plain Bearings £8.08
MKEB15X10
Brass Elbow Block
Brass Elbow Block £2.02
BASE80X80
Square Construction Base, 80 x 80 x 22
Square Construction Base, 80 x 80 x 22 £3.44
GMW32W0180
Worm Gearmotor, Ratio 180:1
Worm Gearmotor, Ratio 180:1 £18.96
GMW32WBKT
Bracket for GMW32 Motors
Bracket for GMW32 Motors £3.54
SCREWM5X010-CAP
Socket Cap Head Setscrew M5 x 10 BZP. Pack 40.
Socket Cap Head Setscrew M5 x 10 BZP. Pack 40. £2.05
SCREWM5X050-CAP
Socket Cap Head Setscrew M5 x 50 BZP. Pack 10.
Socket Cap Head Setscrew M5 x 50 BZP. Pack 10. £1.27
SPACER-5x10-05
Spacer 5.2d x 10D x 5W Plastic. Pack 30.
Spacer 5.2d x 10D x 5W Plastic. Pack 30. £4.12
NUT-M5-BZP
Nut M5 BZP. Pack 200
Nut M5 BZP. Pack 200 £1.39
WASHER-LOCK-M5
Locking Washer M5, Overlap external. Pack 50.
Locking Washer M5, Overlap external. Pack 50. £0.49
WASHER-A-M5-BZP
Washer M5, Form A, BZP, Pack 100
Washer M5, Form A, BZP, Pack 100 £0.50

Application Elements

Below are some simple design elements that can be used either on there own or as part of more complex assemblies.