Making The Axletree Dynamo
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The parts that
are needed to create the Axletree Dynamo are listed below. The size ratio
can be changed (kind of like a recipe) without affecting the ability for
the machine to work.
One shaft 17 in length, and 2 in
diameter is used to hold the pistons. Four holes are drilled through the
shaft. Each hole is drilled at 45 degrees of difference from the next
nearest hole. Each hole should be drilled 2 1/2 further down the
length of the shaft from the last hole. The final look of the shaft is
like a rolling pin with both ends being smaller in diameter. These ends
will fit inside of a stand that can be made anyway desired, just as long
as the shaft of the wheel, and the magnetic bed can be attached to the
stand. Two ball bearings will need to be glued into the stand, which the
ends of the shaft will be placed into. This will allow for the wheel to
turn with the least amount of friction.
Four pipes (called 'pole' in the diagrams) 9
in length with the outer diameter being the same as the holes drilled
into the shaft. These four pipes need to be glued into the shaft holes
with equal lengths extending out from each end of the hole. Eight linear
ball bearings will be needed, with each having a diameter equal to the
inner diameter of the pipes. These ball bearings need to have the inner
hole diameter the same as that of the piston rod diameter. Each end of
a pipe will need to have a linear ball bearing glued into it. These eight
ball bearings will allow the piston rods to move the length of the pipe
with the least amount of friction. Linear ball bearings cause a movement
that is back and forth in nature, whereas, the two ball bearings that
the shaft fits into will create a movement that is circular. It is easier
to glue the linear ball bearings into the pipes before the pipes are glued
into the shaft.
Four piston rods, 13 1/2 in length, are
needed to go through the pipes and linear ball bearings on each end of
the pipes. Eight bolts are needed, one to be glued to each end of each
piston rod. This will keep the piston rods from coming out of the pipes
and will also create a base to glue the magnets on. To each end of the
piston rods glue a magnet. Eight magnets in total are needed. The magnetic
poles that are facing out should all be the same as the magnetic beds
inner curve polarization.
This completes the construction of the wheel.
The magnetic bed, as I stated earlier, needs to be a specifically created
magnet that has it's strongest polarization on the curves of the magnet,
and not the edges. Although the edges will also have a polarity to them,
the important detail is to get the polarity of the circular edges correct.
The key to the Axletree Dynamos success is creating a magnetic bed
that has its energy flowing in the proper direction.
The Axletree Dynamo concept is untried. My only
premise here is that it works on paper. Even if it should fail in the
field, this does not diminish the concept that we should be creating devices
that use the eternal nature of the earth's forces. Developing renewable
energy devices is the key to eliminating many of the physical hardships
the human race currently suffers. Creating these devices will not be the
greatest obstacle, no the most serious impediment will be generated by
the money interests that have everything invested in maintaining the status
quo. However, our libraries are filled with stories of Davids against
the Goliaths. We thrive on the perils the underdog overcomes to win the
day. And it is not only in fiction we require hope, we demand it to survive
the darkness of societies uncertainties.