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Electrostatic Clutch

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000097331D
Original Publication Date: 1962-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 29K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Thompson, TW: AUTHOR

Abstract

The electrostatic clutch 11 has a drum 13 and work band 15. Drum 13 includes small apertures 14 in its periphery. Devices, not shown, provide air pressure through the apertures to hydrostatically lubricate the drum 13 and band 15.

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Electrostatic Clutch

The electrostatic clutch 11 has a drum 13 and work band 15. Drum 13 includes small apertures 14 in its periphery. Devices, not shown, provide air pressure through the apertures to hydrostatically lubricate the drum 13 and band
15.

Either a continuously applied air pressure is provided or the air is applied,
i.e., pulsed at the time drum 13 starts to rotate.

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