CVT- Continuously Variable Transmission

Anderson CVT - Floating sprocket bars

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describes a new CVT that doesn't require friction to transmit power, although it uses "two parallel cones positioned with the larger end of each one alongside the smaller end of the other".

It seems that this invention solves the problem related with uniformly spaced chain links and variably spaced sprocket teeth. The following picture describes the problem of previous designs:

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