Question: The press shown for Prob 8 5 has a rated load of 5000

The press shown for Prob. 8–5 has a rated load of 5000 lbf. The twin screws have Acme threads, a diameter of 3 in, and a pitch of ½ in. Coefficients of friction are 0.05 for the threads and 0.06 for the collar bearings. Collar diameters are 5 in. The gears have an efficiency of 95 percent and a speed ratio of 75:1. A slip clutch, on the motor shaft, prevents overloading. The full-load motor speed is 1720 rev/min.
(a) When the motor is turned on, how fast will the press head move?
(b) What should be the horsepower rating of the motor?

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