This versatile kit is part of a series that allows manyexperiments using different arrangements of their parts. Students, teachers orlecturers fit the parts of the kit to the Work Panel to study or show anengineering science topic. This kit includes a selection of different gears forexperiments to find their unique characteristics. The gears include Spur Gears, a Bevel Gear anda Worm Drive. The spur gears have two sets of teeth on the same shaft, allowingextra experiments in compound gear trains. Students test each set of gears tosee how it works and note the differences in characteristics of each set. Thegear sets are a selection of the most common sets similar to those used in realapplications, such as automobile gear boxes, domestic and industrial hand toolsand clockwork instruments. Each has advantages and disadvantages that make themsuitable for a particular job. The kit introduces students to key engineeringterms such as gear ratio, efficiency, mechanical advantage and velocity ratio.
Storage tray (with clip-on lid): 450 mm x 320 mm x 85 mm
Nett weigh: 3.5 kg
Packed volume and weight: Approximately 0.015 m3 and 4 kg