Mechanical Drives

#970-ME1, 97-ME2, 97-ME3, 97-ME4

Recommended Skill Levels: High School, Industry, Technical College, University

Learning Topics: Industrial Technology, Mechanical

Product Types: Training Equipment

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Mechanical Drives (970-ME1) by Amatrol covers the installation, operation, alignment, and applications of various motor drive systems. Learners will use the 970-ME1 system and curriculum to gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills for shaft, belt, gear, and chain drives using real-world motor drive components. The 970-ME1 covers major topic areas like mechanical drive systems, key fasteners, power transmission systems, v-belt drives, chain drives, spur gear drives, and multiple shaft drives.

Learning Outcomes

Topics covered with this learning system include:

  • Mechanical Drive Systems
  • Shaf Speed Measurements
  • Key Fasteners
  • Torque & Power Measurements
  • power Transmission Systems
  • Shaft Alignment
  • V-Belt Drives
  • Belt Tensioning
  • Chain drives
  • Chain tension Measurement
  • Spur Gear Drives
  • Gear Drive Designs
  • Multiple Shat Derives
  • Sleeve Couplings

Product Details

The Mechanical Drives Trainer is equipped with:

  • A mobile workstation
  • International motor control unit
  • Constant speed drive motor
  • Variable speed motor
  • Lockout/tagout package
  • Prony brake
  • Digital tachometer
  • Alignment Measurement Package
  • Indicator Package Level 1
  • Multi-Drawer Storage unit

And More!


eLearning: All Amatrol training systems have interactive, multimedia eLearning courses and modules tied to these learning concepts. This curriculum utilizes text with voiceovers, pictures, videos, stunning 3D animations, interactive quizzes and knowledge checks, pre- and post-quizzes and more. Through partnerships with key industry leaders and leading educators, Amatrol developed the right balance of knowledge to train learners to work in their chosen field.

Student Reference Guides: A sample copy of the  Student Reference Guide is included with the learning system. Sourced from the curriculum, the Student Reference Guide takes the entire series’ technical content contained in the learning objectives and combines them into one perfectly-bound book. You may also purchase as many additional SRGs as you need.

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Mechanical Drives Training: Adjusting V-Belt Tension on a Motor Drive (Amatrol)