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SCREW-TYPE ELASTIC-LINK MECHANISM OF THE GORYACHKIN DENSIMETER

The vertical displacement of plunger 1, sunk into the soil to determine its density, is transmitted from handle 2 through bevel gears 3 and 4. Gear 4 is a nut which traverses screw 5 vertically and, with it, the whole system consisting of frames 6 and 7 which slide along fixed frame 8 as on guides. Measuring spring 9 is arranged between frames 6 and 7. The compression of the spring due to the forc…