TITLE

An inside look at planetary gears

AUTHOR(S)
Horn, Howard
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Machine Design;1/19/2012, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on planetary gearheads which are high-precision, motion control devices. The functions of several specific types of planetary gearheads are discussed. The benefits of planetary units with larger contact ratio, due to their helical gears, are detailed. The importance of choosing the right gearhead and accurately sizing it is also explained.
ACCESSION #
79552504

 

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