Unlock the secrets of the automobile world with the Ugears Differential—a captivating and educational model designed to demystify the fundamental principles of this ingenious mechanism. Explore the inner workings of the differential, a key component that empowers your car to maneuver smoothly, prevent wheel slippage, reduce tire wear, and navigate turns effortlessly. Assemble the Differential and get ready to unravel its mysteries while gaining hands-on insight into its functions.
The Differential is a remarkable educational model that provides an interactive study guide to help you comprehend its essentials and working principles. Delve into the Differential's intricate design, intended to ensure that the drive wheels on the same axle rotate at different rates and cover distinct distances simultaneously. This mechanical marvel enables your vehicle to execute turns without wheel skidding, improving maneuverability and overall performance.
Assembling the Differential is a rewarding experience. Unblock it by pushing the lever into position 1 (Up), and set both wheels in motion by manually turning the drive gear or wheel. The Control lever offers you the power to independently adjust the smooth locking of the left and right wheels by turning it left or right. In the "down" position of the lever, both wheels are connected in a rigid coupling, allowing them to either rotate together when propelled by the drive gear or wheel or lock simultaneously using the lever.
Did you know? The car differential was originally conceived by the French engineer Onesiphore Pecqueur in 1825. In the 1930s, the German automotive engineer Ferdinand Porsche made significant advancements to this essential device, enhancing its performance and reliability.
The Differential's primary usage is in automobiles, where it serves as a vital part of the transmission mechanism. By assembling this educational model, you'll gain valuable insights into the automotive world while acquiring an appreciation for the innovation that powers modern vehicles.Product Details:
- Model Size: 6.9 x 5.3 x 4.1 inches (17.5 x 13.5 x 10.5 cm)
- Package Size: 8.1 x 7.4 x 2.5 inches (20.5 x 18.8 x 6.3 cm)
- Number of Components: 163
- Estimated Assembly Time: 1-2 hours
Explore the mechanics of the Differential with Ugears, an educational 3D puzzle that assembles without glue. Discover the joy of hands-on STEM learning as you embark on a journey into the heart of automobile technology.
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