Consider the following statements regarding a centrifugal clutch:
1. It need riot be unloaded before engagement
2. It enables the prime mover to start up under no-load conditions
3. it picks up the load gradually with the increase in speed
4. It will not slip to the point of destruction
5. it is very useful when the power unit has jaw starting torque
Which of these are the advantages of a centrifugal clutch?
Option (A)
1, 2 and 4
Option (B)
1, 3 and 5
2, 3 and 5
1, 3, 4 and 5
Correct Option:
Question Solution:
Centrifugal clutch will have slip as it is example of friction clutch.
It has to be unloaded before engagement.
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