878. A New Aerospace Balancing System for Small Work Pieces


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G R Elliot, G R Norris: 878. A New Aerospace Balancing System for Small Work Pieces. 1971.



This paper describes the design and operating characteristics of a small dynamic balancing machine for measuring unbalance forces of small objects and components. It uses light weight aluminum construction throughout to minimize inertial masses, and is completely air supported and air driven. Air bearings support thrust and radial loads. The air drive system will be shut off during readouts to reduce noise.
Force components are read out from two plane transducers directly through signal conditioners to a PDP8 computer on a real time basis.


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