Scotch Yoke Mechanism

This assignment focused around many common industrial mechanical mechanisms. I focused on a Scotch Yoke mechanism and was required to produce a SolidWorks assembly of this before building a prototype.

Scotch Yoke
Assembled Scotch Yoke Mechanism E Drawing


The prototype of the mechanism was created using various drilling, cutting and filing techniques. Emery cloth was then used to remove sharp protrusions before assembly.

Assembled prototype

Skills Developed:

  • Understanding of connection between design and manufacturing
  • Prototype development
  • Health and safety understanding within workshop area

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