Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 201–217 | Cite as

Modelling and validation of a roller-cam rail mechanism used in a 2D piston pump

  • Ding-can Jin
  • Jian RuanEmail author
  • Sheng Li
  • Bin Meng
  • Ling-feng Wang


The 2D principle is a new concept in hydrostatic pump design. It features a piston with a compound motion of both rotation and reciprocation to realize the functions of pumping and distribution. The compound motion is achieved through a specially designed roller-cam rail mechanism. Compared with conventional axial piston pumps, the 2D pump avoids sliding friction pairs completely and optimizes the force balanced conditions in the pump, making it easier to operate at the condition of higher speeds. The pump is also highly integrated for four cycles of suction and delivery for each round of the piston and thus has increased power density. Additionally, by applying a pair of pump units in tandem, the pump eliminates the structural flow ripple, caused by the limited number of pump elements, which exists in traditional pumps. The performance of the proposed 2D pump is highly dependent upon the motion conversion mechanism, especially the roller-cam rail mechanism. A mathematical model of the cam rail is developed and compared with its experimental counterpart to demonstrate its precision. Then, the performance of the piston and the no-load flow characteristics of the tandem pump are tested and analyzed to show the effectiveness of the roller-cam rail mechanism and the viability of the tandem pump. Although the curves of no-load flow characteristic of the tandem pump include a lot of clutter, by analyzing the frequency spectrogram of the curves of flow and revolving speed, they can be smoothed by applying a band-pass filter to remove that clutter. For comparison, the flow ripple in the experimental and simulation results of the tandem pump is smaller than that in simulation results of the traditional piston pump at low pressure. Both the theoretical analysis and experimental results indicate that the surface of the cam rail is precise and the pump has the potential advantage of eliminating sliding friction pairs and flow ripple.

Key words

Two-dimensional piston pump Functions integration Roller-cam rail mechanisms Mathematical model Zero structural flow ripple 


概 要

目 的

由于液压行业对高速重载的要求越来越高, 传统 轴向柱塞泵中存在的润滑与泄漏的矛盾也越发 明显。针对传统轴向柱塞泵中因结构产生的倾斜 力、低功率密度、恶劣的摩擦副工况、较大的流 量脉动等限制, 本文旨在提出一种具有内力平 衡、功率密度高、无纯粹的滑动摩擦副且工况优 秀、能消除结构性流量脉动等优点的二维活塞 泵, 并通过对其工作原理的详细分析, 探讨其具 有上述优点的理论依据。


1. 提出二维活塞泵; 该泵利用二维运动转换机构 中活塞部件的二维运动, 同时实现了吸排油功能 和配流功能, 提高了集成化; 通过其活塞旋转1 周可以使泵吸排油4 次的结构设计, 提高了功率 密度; 轴向与轴向对称的独特结构布局, 实现了 内力平衡, 消除了传统轴向柱塞泵中无法消除的 倾覆力偶; 相对于传统轴向柱塞泵, 吸排油与配 流功能的集成减少了摩擦副的数量, 且消除了纯 粹的滑动摩擦副, 打破了PV 值的限制, 意味着 二维活塞泵有着实现更大流量压力分布的潜力。 2. 提出二维活塞泵运动转换机构中的锥滚子-凸 轮接触结构, 优化二维活塞泵运动转换机构的受 力条件; 3. 建立二维活塞泵运动转换机构中锥滚 子-凸轮接触副的通用型数学模型, 通过运动学分 析建立精确的凸轮表面模型(即二维活塞泵的运 动学模型), 为二维锥滚轮活塞泵的结构设计和 进一步的静、动力学的研究提供理论基础。4. 消 除结构性流量脉动。

方 法

1. 通过对二维活塞泵结构与工作原理的理论分 析, 讨论其相对于传统轴向柱塞泵所具有的优 点。2. 通过跑合实验, 验证锥滚子-凸轮接触结构 具有的受力条件。3. 通过运动学分析与空间几何 关系变换推导, 得到运动转换机构中具有普遍指 导意义的接触副的通用数学模型。4. 通过实验曲 线与理论曲线的对比, 验证接触副数学模型的正 确性与二维活塞泵所具有的消除结构流量脉动 的潜力。5. 通过滤波处理与模拟仿真, 验证二维 活塞泵能否消除结构性流量脉动。

结 论

1. 二维活塞泵具有功能集成化高、内力平衡、功 率密度高、无纯粹的滑动摩擦副且能消除流量脉 动的优点。2. 运动转换机构中锥滚子-凸轮接触结 构具有更好的受力条件。3. 建立的接触副数学模 型可以指导二维活塞泵中运动转换机构的加工, 且对二维活塞泵进一步的运动学与动力学的研 究具有指导意义。4. 二维活塞泵能消除结构性流 量脉动。


二维活塞泵 功能集成化 滚子-凸轮机构 数学 模型 无结构性流量脉动 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of E&MZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Beijing Aerospace Technology InstituteBeijingChina

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