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Making Wheels : A technical manual on wheel manufacture - Ron Dennis

Making Wheels

A technical manual on wheel manufacture

Paperback Published: 1st April 1994
ISBN: 9781853391415
Number Of Pages: 160

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A low-cost technology which will enable workshops to set up their own facilities and manufacture a range of wheels from standard steel sections. For those familiar with metalworking techniques. Presented with technical drawings and sketches.

Introduction: background; the wheel manufacturing technology; content of the manual; use of the manual; summary of specifications. Rim bending device: construction of the rim-bending device; operation of the rim-bending device. Assembly jigs: construction of assembly jig; use of assembly jig. Wheel-axle assemblies: bearing/axle assemblies; types of bearings; selection of bearing type; axle design; axial thrust washers; sealing of bearings. Manufacture of wheels to take bicycle and motor cycle tyres: design of wheels to take bicycle tyres; construction of hub axle assembly; construction of bicycle-type wheels; manufacture of a wheel to take a motor cycle tyre. Wheels for motor vehicle tyres: wheel designs; hub/axle assembly; construction of wheels; construction of detachable-bead wheel to take a motor cycle tyre. Appendix: construction of a hand-operated machine for boring out hardwood bearing blocks; technical drawings of the rim-bending machine.

ISBN: 9781853391415
ISBN-10: 1853391417
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st April 1994
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.1 x 21.0  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.4