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Proell Governor, Construction, Working and Parts - Mechanical Education

Proell Governor:

Proell Governor: Proell Governor is a little different type of governor and which an updated form of simple centrifugal governor. Proell Governor is a type of governor contains an additionally extended arm which is used to support the rotating balls mounted on it. the extended arm is connected to the arms and makes an equal rotational speed along with balls mounted on the extended arm.and this type of governor use additional dead weights, which helps to increase the speed of rotation. Proell governor helps to function accurately and with high speed and maintain a constant function without any fluctuations.

Construction of Proell Governor:

In this Governor both the arms are connected at a sing point called pivot and there is an extended arm connected to the arm as shown in the figure and the extended arms used to support the balls on it. And with the help of connecting rod the sleeve and arm gets connected to lift the sleeve when the balls rotate at a fixed center called pivot.

Main parts of Proell Governor:

  • Pivot
  • Arms
  • Extended arms
  • Balls
  • Connecting rod:
  • Sleeve
  • Fuel pump

  • This is the point at the top end which connects the arms.
  • This is connected to the balls and makes rotations along with the balls.
Extended arms:
  • This is the straight arms provided at the end of the arm and this is used to support the balls on it.

  • Balls connected at the top of the extended arm and the balls have some specified weight according to the application and this helps to move the sleeve up and down direction, by connecting the end of the arm to the sleeve with the help of connecting rod.
Connecting Rod:
  • This is used to connect between the balls and the sleeve.
  • Sleeve gets connected with the balls with the help of connecting rod to slides on the spindle and which helps to flow the fuel from fuel tank to engine.
Fuel pump:
  • This is used to supply the fuel from the fuel tank to the engine when the sleeve moves in an upward direction and stops when the sleeve reaches the bottom endpoint.

Working of Proell Governor:

The working of proell governor is the same as other types of governors eg: Watt Governor, Hartnell Governor etc. but the construction is little different When the extended arms rotate along with the balls mounted on it, the sleeve gets moved in an upward direction due to the connection between the arm and the sleeve and the moment of sleeve helps to flow the fuel from the fuel tank to engine.

Also Read: Porter Governor.

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