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Tapered fit design links?

Tapered fit design links?

Tapered fit design links?

Any good links or spreadsheets for designing tapered fits?
I'm using a sleeve with a 2 pc collet on a shaft, looking at 2 degree taper on a 10" diameter shaft. Any suggestions?

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RE: Tapered fit design links?


I don't have any links to spreadsheets, but offer the following advice;

If the taper per side is less than the friction coefficent of the material and lube conditions, then the taper will be self locking. If you wish to dissassemble easily, then the angle per side needs to be up around 5 degrees.

The fit-ups, their resulting internal pressure,  and capacity to transmit forces without fretting is quite complex, and highly influenced by surface condition. There is a lot to be gained by referance to sucessful, simular designs.

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