Ratchets

 The ratchet types offered in Gearotic include the Geneva mechanism and  gravity fed ratchets.  They are often the backbone of many working clock mechanisms and can vary in shape and size.

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Non Circular Gears
The Geneva drive, also know as a Maltese Cross, is a gear mechanism that translates a continuous rotation into an intermittent rotary motion.  The rotating drive wheel has a pin that reaches into a slot of the drive wheel advancing it by one
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Specialty Gears

 step.  The drive wheel also has a raised circular blocking disc that locks the driven wheel in position between steps.
Stereo Photometric
Pulley

Output Options

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Ratchets
2D  DXF
Sprockets
3D  STL 
Bearings
3 Axis
Indicators
4th Axis
Boxing
Flourish
Gravity Ratchet
Spokes

Augmented Motion Controller

 The gravity ratchet is a mechanical device that allows continuous linear or rotary motion in only one direction while preventing motion in the opposite direction. Ratchets are widely used in machinery and tools and are amongst the simplest to make. 

Clocks Mechanism or Escapements

Auggie
Lever / Chronometer
How to convert from Mach3 to Auggie
Clock Projects

Licensing

Licensing Agreement
 
GrassHopper

Patch Releases

Vector Processor and Kinetics
Patch release document
Laser Setup
Click here to view Ratchet tutorial video on YouTube.