Monthly Archives: June 2018

CAD design of a DIY Strain Wave (harmonic drive) Reduction in Fusion 360

Strain wave gearing is known for its near zero backlash, compact design and axial construction. However it is not known for being cheap. This is why Simon Merrett created waves (pun fully intended) with his DIY 3D printed strain wave gear reduction first … Continue reading

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Full guide to creating a HTD timing pulley in CAD (Fusion 360)

2020 Update: It has been pointed out by a comment (thanks Ivanov) that the tooth profile described here, while looking close, is not within spec for a HTD timing pulley. While its probably fine for use with a quick and … Continue reading

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1kW Yaskawa servopack teardown and tuning process

This is a quick tear down of a Yaskawa servopack. Model: SGDV-120A01A 200V 1kW (2012 Model) Link to the datasheet here. You can find the full album of images here. This model of servopack can be configured either using the built in … Continue reading

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