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Construction of clutch plate and parts of clutch plate

Construction of clutch plate and parts of clutch plate


Introduction about clutch plate:-

First of all, it should be known that the clutch works on the principle of friction, hence its second name is friction clutch. A clutch means sticking, so the clutch sticks to the sixth of the fly wheel, now how does it stick and what is the shape of the clutch plate and it is covered with cones.

Parts of the clutch plate:-

There are following parts of the clutch plate which work together-

1. Steel Hub:-

The innermost part of the clutch plate is known as the steel hub. The inside of it is spline, long teeth cut, with the help of which it keeps the clutch sitting above the output shaft.  

2. Steel Plate:-

The steel plate is fitted with a steel hub. 

3. Backing Plate:-

The backing plate is also fitted with a steel hub, the steel plate and the backing plate fit the radial spring between the running. 

4. Radial Spring:-

Radial spring works to bear the radial thrust on the clutch plate and prevents the clutch plate from breaking. 


5. Leaf Spring:-

The leaf spring fits with the backing plate and prevents the clutch plate from breaking by bearing the axial thrust on the clutch plate with the fly wheel. 

6. Liners:-

Liners stick to the fly wheel and move and forward. Liners are made from a special mixture, in which Asbestos, Gum, Rubber, etc. It is made by mixing metal. 

7. Rivets:-

They are used to connect the liners and all the plates together, the thing to note is that the rivets are placed in the clutch within 1/32 inch surface so that the rivets do not come in contact with the fly wheel. Get 

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