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Hydraulic Motor

Hydraulic Motor Geroter Geroler Char-LynnHyspecs provides a full range of hydraulic motor with a brief explanation of each hydraulic motor category below.

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Hydraulic Motor - Gear Category

 - consist essentially of two intermeshing toothed gears enclosed in a common housing. A shaft, the output shaft, extends beyond the housing. This shaft is attached to one of the gears which, in turn, drives the second gear. The hydraulic fluid is trapped in the gaps between the gear teeth and propelled along the inside of the housing from the pressure inlet port to the suction outlet port.


Hydraulic Motor - Gerotor / Geroler Category

 - The H series motor uses a Gerotor while the rest of the Char-Lynn motors use a Geroler. The difference is shown in the picture to the right: Essentially a Geroler' has rolls added to the lobes of the outer ring of the Orbit gear set. These rolls act as a roller bearing and reduce friction, increase mechanical efficiency and reduce wear in systems with low fluid viscosity. In addition, the Geroler type typically provides smoother performance at low speed conditions.



Hydraulic Motor - Piston category 


Axial piston Motors are displacement machines in which the pistons are arranged in parallel to the axis of rotation of a cylinder barrel. The conversion of the rotating drive motion into a backwards and forwards movement of the pistons takes place in accordance with 3 main principles. These are described in the following: All versions are suitable for both pump and motor operation.


Hydraulic Motor - Swash Plate Piston Motor Swash-Plate Hydraulic Motor:

In this version, the cylinder barrel is driven and,  as a result, the pistons which are located and guided in the barrel rotate with it. In the axial direction, the movement of the pistons is determined by the swash-plate which is attached to the motor housing. This swash-plate can be pivoted with reference to the vertical axis passing through the drive shaft. The hydraulic motor displacement volume is determined by the angle at which the swash-plate is inclined from the vertical. This principle makes it possible for the hydraulic motor to be reversible. In the case of constant-capacity hydraulic motors, the swash-plate angle is not variable. During the suction phase, the pistons move out of the barrel and are forced against the swash plate by a special retaining plate. During the pressure phase, the swash plate forces the pistons back into the barrel. The rotating pistons move in an elliptical orbit against the stationary swash plate. Friction is held to an absolute minimum by slipper pads or axial bearings. A form of slot control is used to ensure that the delivery flow from the individual pistons is in the same direction, and that the piston ports are connected to the pressure or suction connection at the right moment. The slot control is located in a stationary control plate against which the cylinder barrel rotates with its piston port face. 

Hydraulic Motor - Bent Axis Motor Bent Axis Hydraulic Motor:

With this type of hydraulic motor, the cylinder barrel is driven by the pistons which in turn are themselves driven by the drive flange. The cylinder barrel is located and guided at its periphery by either a centre pin or a needle bearing, and is pivoted with reference to the shaft horizontal axis. The displacement volume changes in accordance with this pivot angle. Reversible hydraulic motor can be realised using this principle. 

The pistons and the drive flange are connected by means of a ball·joint connection. This pulls out the pistons during the suction phase and forces them back into the piston bores in the cylinder during the pressure phase. A further knuckle joint is necessary between the actual pistons themselves and the ball-joint connection. (Compensation of the elliptical orbit and the circular orbit.) The separation of the suction and pressure sides is by means of a slot control as in the bent-axis hydraulic motor. The control plate, which can be either flat or spherical depending upon the particular design, pivots together with the cylinder barrel. In other words, the pressure connection must be routed through the swivel bearing. Oil is drawn in during the suction phase directly from the hydraulic motor chamber (this applies for versions with only one direction of delivery).


Hydraulic Motor - Wobble Plate Motor Wobble-Plate Hydraulic Motor:

With this type of hydraulic motor, a so-called wobble plate is driven by the input or drive shaft. This plate transfers its axial movement to the non·rotating pistons. Springs force the pistons against the wobble plate. A thrust bearing transfers the pressure forces between the pistons and the wobble plate which are moving against each other. Valves can be used to ensure that the delivery flow from the individual pistons is in the same direction. A slot-type control at the individual pistons can also be used for this purpose. The angle of tilt of the wobble plate cannot be varied in this motor. This means that the displacement is constant.

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