China Professional Zd Zero Low Backlash Torque Automation Robot CNC Reducer NEMA 23 Stepper Servo Motor Super Helical Gear Small Micro Epicyclic High Precision Planetary Gearbox bevel spiral gear

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Zd Zero Low Backlash Torque Automation Robot CNC Reducer NEMA 23 Stepper Servo Motor Super Helical Gear Small Micro Epicyclic High Precision Planetary Gearbox

Product Description

1. It is mainly used for servo motor/stepping motor, with the greatest characteristics of high precision and large transmission capacity.

2. It can also be equipped with power sources such as DC motor, single-phase motor, synchronous motor and various three-phase asynchronous motors.

3. Precision planetary gear reducer, also known as servo planetary gear reducer, adopts planetary gear structure design, adopts high-performance alloy steel for special heat treatment, and flanges are made of aluminum alloy, which is characterized by beautiful appearance, small volume, light weight, large transmission ratio, large torque, low noise, high efficiency, long service life, etc.

4. Fully enclosed and internally filled with high-performance grease, free of maintenance for life.
 

  • 7 sices: 42mm-220mm
  • Output torque: 14Nm-2000Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10
    2-stage: 15/20/25/30/35/40/45/50
    /60/70/80/90/100
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤1, ≤3, ≤5 arcmin
    2-stage:≤3, ≤5, ≤7 arcmin
  • 7 sices: 42mm-220mm
  • Output torque: 9Nm-2000Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/14/20
    2-stage:15/20/25/30/35
    /40/45/50/60/70/80/90/100
    /120/140/160/180/200
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤2, ≤4, ≤6 arcmin
    2-stage:≤4, ≤7, ≤9 arcmin
  • 7 sices: 47mm-255mm
  • Output torque: 14Nm-2000Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:4/5/6/7/8/10
    2-stage: 20/25/30/35/40/50/60/70/80/100
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤1, ≤3, ≤5 arcmin
    2-stage:≤3, ≤5, ≤7 arcmin
  • 7 sices: 47mm-255mm
  • Output torque: 14Nm-2000Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:4/5/6/7/8/10/14/20
    2-stage:20/25/30/35/40/50/60/70/
    80/100/140/200
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤2, ≤4, ≤6 arcmin
    2-stage:≤4, ≤7, ≤9 arcmin
 
  • 7 sices: 42mm-220mm
  • Output torque: 14Nm-2000Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10
    2-stage:15/20/25/30/35/40/45
    /50/60/70/80/90/100
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤5 arcmin
    2-stage:≤8 arcmin
  • 7 sices: 70mm-235mm
  • Output torque: 14Nm-2000Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10
    2-stage:15/20/25/30/35/40/45/
    50/60/70/80/90/100/
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤5  arcmin
    2-stage:≤8 arcmin
  • 10 sices: 40mm-160mm
  • Output torque: 9Nm-423Nm
  • Ratio:
    1-stage:3/4/5/7/8/10
    2-stage:12/15/20/25/30/35/
    40/50/70/100
  • Backlash:
    1-stage:≤6, ≤8 arcmin
    2-stage:≤8, ≤10 arcmin
 

1. Square housing, CHINAMFG shaft input, CHINAMFG shaft output, flange connection.

2. It is widely used, economical and practical, and has a long life. In the application of servo control, it has played a good servo rigidity effect, accurate positioning control, and has the characteristics of low back clearance, high efficiency, high input speed, high input torque, smooth operation, low noise, etc. on the operating platform. Its appearance and structure design are light and small.

TYPE AND MODEL NUMBER                                                                       

PL    80   –   40    P2     S2     OP1

 1       2         3     4         5        6

Planetary Gearbox Frame Code:                                                                                                       

PL: Round flange mounting Series                                                                                                    

WPL: Right-angle Round flange mounting Series                                                                               

PF:Square flange mounting Series                                                                                                    

WPF: Right-angle Square flange mounting Series                                                                              

HAB: High Rigidity high precision Square housing Series                                                                   

WHAB: Right-angle High Rigidity high precision Square housing Series                                               

HAT: Right-angle Double flange Double shaft Series  
 

Ratio

Single stage:3,4,5,7,8,10
Doublestages:9,10,12,15,16,20,25,30,32,35,40,50,64,70,100
Three stages:60,80,100,120,160,200,256,320,512

 Backlash

P1:Precision
P2:Standard

Output shaft type S1: Shaft without key
S2: Shaft with key
T:  Special require
Input shaft type

S1: Shaft without key
S2: Shaft with key
T:  Special require

Input shaft type

OP1: Integral Hoop clamp coupling
OP2: Split type Hoop clamp coupling (without keyway)
OP3: Integral Hoop clamp coupling with keyway
OP4: Reinforcement Integral Hoop clamp coupling( suitable for frequently CW and CCW)
OP5: Only keyway connect coupling
OP6: Other type connect coupling   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Size above PL120(including) high torque products adopt integral double wall planet pinion carrier, improve the output strength and precision.

Hoop clamp coupling have 5 connection ways suitable for different application environments:

Size above PL120(including) precision and high strength integral inner gear housing, processed in 1 station, which eliminate the cumulative error and assembling error of split type. Get rid of casting process; adopt hot forging process, which will reduce the blank material defects.

The meshing gear adopt shaving process after carburizing and quenching, which easier to make gear surface smooth and high precision, reduce the temperature rising caused by gear surface gluing and friction.

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Application

Purpose/application field
It is increasingly widely used in metallurgy, mining, petroleum, chemical industry, shipping, light industry, food, textile, printing and dyeing, pharmacy, rubber, plastic, and lifting transportation.

Instructions
1. When installing the reducer, attention shall be paid to the alignment of the transmission center axis, and the error shall not be greater than the use compensation of the coupling used. Good alignment can prolong service life and obtain ideal transmission efficiency.
2. When installing the transmission parts on the output shaft, it is not allowed to strike with a hammer. Generally, the transmission parts are pressed in with bolts by using the assembly fixture and the internal thread of the shaft end, otherwise the internal parts of the reducer may be damaged. It is better not to use rigid fixed coupling. Improper installation of this type of coupling will cause unnecessary external load, resulting in early damage to the bearing and even fracture of the output shaft in severe cases.
3. The reducer shall be firmly installed on a stable and horizontal foundation or base, the oil in the oil drain tank shall be drained, and the cooling air circulation shall be smooth. The foundation is not reliable, which will cause vibration and noise during operation, and cause damage to bearings and gears. When the transmission connecting parts have protrusions or are driven by gears and sprockets, it shall be considered to install protective devices. When the output shaft bears a large radial load, the reinforced type shall be selected.
4. The installation device shall be in accordance with the provisions to ensure that the staff can easily approach the oil pointer, vent plug and drain plug. After the installation is in place, the accuracy of the installation position and the reliability of each fastener pressing shall be comprehensively checked in order. After the installation, it shall be able to rotate flexibly. The reducer is lubricated by oil pool splash. Before operation, the user needs to remove the plug of the vent and replace it with a vent plug. According to different installation positions, open the oil level plug screw to check the height of the oil level line. Add oil from the oil level plug until the lubricating oil overflows from the screw hole of the oil level plug. After the oil level plug is screwed on and confirmed to be correct, the no-load test run can be carried out, and the time shall not be less than 2 hours. The operation shall be stable without shock, vibration, noise and oil leakage, and any abnormality shall be eliminated in time.
After a certain period of time, the oil level should be checked again to prevent possible leakage caused by the casing. If the ambient temperature is too high or too low, the brand of lubricating oil can be changed.

Company Profile

Our company is a physical factory specializing in the production of planetary gear reducers. We have an experienced technical team and advanced processing equipment. Through digestion and integration of the world’s leading production processes, we have formed a standard mature system. We are an early manufacturer of high-precision reducers in mainland China. Now the product supporting scope has covered the automation fields such as bending machine, machine tool, cutting machine, woodworking machine, glass, chemical fiber, textile, packaging, robot, etc., and has been widely praised. Planetary gear reducer is suitable for servo and stepping motors of Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Delta, Siemens, Xihu (West Lake) Dis.yuan, CHINAMFG and other domestic and foreign manufacturers, and provides technical support in non-standard fields. We look CHINAMFG to cooperating with you!

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Hardness: Hardened Tooth Surface
Installation: Horizontal Type
Layout: Planetary
Gear Shape: Bevel Gear
Step: Stepless
Type: Planetary Gear Reducer
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epicyclic gear

What are the advantages of using epicyclic gears in automotive transmissions?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several advantages when used in automotive transmissions. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Compact Design:

Epicyclic gears provide a compact design, allowing automotive transmissions to be more space-efficient compared to other gear arrangements. This is particularly beneficial in modern vehicles where available space is limited. The compactness of epicyclic gears enables manufacturers to design smaller and lighter transmissions, resulting in overall weight reduction and improved vehicle fuel efficiency.

2. Gear Ratio Flexibility:

Epicyclic gears offer a wide range of gear ratios through the combination of the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear. This flexibility allows automotive transmissions to provide multiple gear ratios, enabling smooth gear shifting and optimal engine performance across various driving conditions. Epicyclic gear systems can incorporate different gear sets and stages to achieve specific gear ratios, enhancing the vehicle’s acceleration, towing capabilities, and fuel economy.

3. Efficient Power Transmission:

The design of epicyclic gears facilitates efficient power transmission. The multiple planet gears distribute torque evenly across the gear system, minimizing power losses and improving overall transmission efficiency. This efficiency is particularly important in automotive transmissions, where efficient power transfer is vital for the vehicle’s performance and fuel economy.

4. Torque Multiplication and Gear Reduction:

Epicyclic gears can be configured to provide torque multiplication or gear reduction, depending on the arrangement of the gears. This capability is utilized in automotive transmissions to increase torque output during low-speed or high-load conditions, such as when starting from a standstill or climbing steep hills. Torque multiplication improves the vehicle’s drivability and towing capacity, enhancing its overall performance.

5. Smooth and Seamless Gear Shifts:

Epicyclic gears contribute to smooth and seamless gear shifts in automotive transmissions. The design allows for overlapping engagement of gears during gear shifting, minimizing the interruption of power delivery and providing a smoother transition between gears. This results in improved driving comfort and reduced wear on transmission components.

6. Durability and Reliability:

Epicyclic gears are known for their durability and reliability, making them well-suited for automotive applications. The design distributes load and wear among multiple planet gears, reducing stress on individual gear teeth and prolonging the lifespan of the transmission. Additionally, the compact and enclosed nature of the gear system provides protection against contaminants and external elements, further enhancing its reliability.

These advantages make epicyclic gears a popular choice in automotive transmissions, as they contribute to improved vehicle performance, fuel efficiency, and overall driving experience.

epicyclic gear

How do epicyclic gears maintain smooth operation during gear shifts?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, are designed to maintain smooth operation during gear shifts. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Overlapping Engagement:

During gear shifts, epicyclic gears often utilize overlapping engagement, which means that multiple gears are engaged simultaneously for a brief period. This overlapping engagement allows for a gradual transition of torque from one gear to another, reducing sudden shocks or impacts that can cause jerky movements or noise.

2. Synchronizers or Clutches:

In certain applications, synchronizers or clutches are used in conjunction with epicyclic gears to facilitate smooth gear shifts. Synchronizers help match the speeds of the gears being engaged, while clutches enable gradual engagement and disengagement of gears. These mechanisms ensure that the gear shifts are seamless and minimize any jolts or vibrations.

3. Controlled Torque Transfer:

Epicyclic gears allow for controlled torque transfer during gear shifts. By manipulating the arrangement of the gears, such as holding a specific gear stationary, the torque can be gradually transferred from one gear to another. This controlled torque transfer helps maintain smooth operation during gear shifts.

4. Proper Gear Design:

The design of epicyclic gears plays a crucial role in maintaining smooth operation during gear shifts. Factors such as gear tooth profile, backlash, and clearance are carefully considered to minimize any sudden changes in contact and minimize gear meshing noise. Well-designed gears ensure smooth and efficient power transmission during gear shifts.

5. Lubrication and Damping:

Effective lubrication of the gear system helps reduce friction and wear during gear shifts. It also aids in damping vibrations and noise generated during the shifting process. Proper lubrication and damping techniques ensure smooth operation and minimize any disturbances during gear shifts.

6. Precise Manufacturing and Assembly:

Precision manufacturing and assembly of epicyclic gears are essential for maintaining smooth operation during gear shifts. Accurate gear tooth profiles, tight manufacturing tolerances, and precise gear alignment help ensure proper gear meshing and minimize any irregularities that can cause jolts or noise during gear shifts.

In summary, epicyclic gears maintain smooth operation during gear shifts through overlapping engagement, the use of synchronizers or clutches, controlled torque transfer, proper gear design, lubrication and damping techniques, as well as precise manufacturing and assembly. These factors work together to ensure seamless gear shifting, minimize shocks or impacts, and provide a smooth and comfortable driving experience in various applications.

epicyclic gear

What is an epicyclic gear and how does it function?

An epicyclic gear, also known as a planetary gear, is a gear system that consists of one or more outer gears, an inner gear, and a central gear, known as a sun gear. Here’s a detailed explanation of how it functions:

1. Gear Arrangement:

In an epicyclic gear system, the sun gear is located at the center and is surrounded by multiple outer gears, also called planet gears. The planet gears are typically mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the central sun gear.

2. Gear Engagement:

The teeth of the planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and an outer ring gear, also known as the annular gear. The annular gear has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears and external teeth that provide the outer boundary of the gear system.

3. Input and Output:

The input and output connections can be achieved in different ways depending on the design. Typically, the sun gear serves as the input shaft, while the carrier or the annular gear acts as the output shaft. The rotation of the input shaft (sun gear) causes the planet gears to orbit around it and rotate, resulting in the output shaft’s motion.

4. Gear Ratios:

An essential feature of epicyclic gears is their ability to provide different gear ratios by changing the arrangement of the gears. By holding one component stationary, such as fixing the annular gear or the carrier, and driving another component, the gear system can achieve various speed and torque combinations.

5. Gear Functions:

Epicyclic gears have several useful functions in mechanical systems, including:

  • Speed reduction: By fixing the sun gear and rotating the carrier or the annular gear, the output speed can be reduced compared to the input speed.
  • Speed increase: By fixing the carrier or the annular gear and rotating the sun gear, the output speed can be increased compared to the input speed.
  • Directional changes: Changing the gear engagement arrangement allows reversing the direction of rotation between the input and output shafts.
  • Torque multiplication: By utilizing the gear ratios, an epicyclic gear system can multiply or divide the torque between the input and output shafts, providing mechanical advantage.
  • Braking: By holding specific components, such as the sun gear or the carrier, the gear system can act as a brake, preventing rotation or controlling the speed of the output shaft.

Epicyclic gears find applications in various mechanical systems, including automotive transmissions, gearboxes, power tools, and robotics, due to their compact size, versatility, and ability to achieve multiple gear ratios within a single gear system.

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Company Profile

We CHINAMFG is a OEM factory, accpet customerized. Most of our products are customerzation.The product include gear housing/boxes/reducers, Iron casting products, Aluminum products. Such as auto parts, agriculture parts, and other industrial parts.
We have the most advanced testing facilities, such as spectral analyzer for rubber material chemical composition test, tensile strength testing machine, impact value tester and hardness meter, magnetic particle testing machine, sandblasting machine and heat treatment equipment. Besides, there are numerous advanced equipment in the precision machining workshop: have 23 sets CNC lathes, 10sets vertical CNC boring and milling center and 1 horizontal boring and milling center imported from Korea, 2 general milling machine, and 2 general lathes, 1 grinder, 10sets drilling and tap machines, 2 half automatic saw, and 1 Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), 1 Projector and 1 machining surface quality testing machine and 1 Mahr altitude instrument. Our product’s tolerance can be controlled under 0.01mm. The testing machine’s accuracy is within 0.005mm. ISO9000 has been executed.
 

Product Parameters

Maximum torque:  20,000NM
Maximum output speed:  <1200rpm
Maximum input speed:  <2500rpm
Ratio: 3:1 up to 4:1
Output type:  square shaft
hex shaft
flange

Our Advantages

1. 20 years of experience in manufacturing and exporting
2. OEM and custom-made service
3. All kinds of castings can be manufactured according to the drawings, samples or specific industry standard
4. Strong engineering team makes high quatliy
5. The coordinated service(casting, machining and surface treatment) make lower price if possible
6. Advanced-level equipments
7. Full material testing process and quatliy control system

8. Quality assurance and delivery on time

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epicyclic gear

How does an epicyclic gear mechanism work in automatic transmissions?

An epicyclic gear mechanism, also known as a planetary gear system, plays a crucial role in the operation of automatic transmissions. Here’s a detailed explanation:

An automatic transmission utilizes a combination of different clutches, bands, and an epicyclic gear system to achieve gear ratios and control the transfer of power from the engine to the wheels. The epicyclic gear mechanism consists of the following components:

1. Sun Gear:

The sun gear is a central gear placed at the center of the mechanism. It receives power from the engine and is connected to the input shaft of the transmission.

2. Planet Gears:

Several planet gears are arranged around the sun gear and mesh with both the sun gear and the ring gear. The planet gears are mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the sun gear.

3. Ring Gear:

The ring gear is the outermost gear in the mechanism and has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears. The ring gear is connected to the output shaft, which transfers power to the wheels.

Here’s how the epicyclic gear mechanism works in an automatic transmission:

1. Neutral Position:

In the neutral position, no gears are engaged, and power flows freely through the transmission without any gear reduction or multiplication. The sun gear and the ring gear remain stationary.

2. Gear Engagement:

When a specific gear is selected, hydraulic clutches and bands are used to engage and disengage various elements of the epicyclic gear mechanism. The clutches and bands selectively hold and release specific gears to achieve the desired gear ratio.

3. Gear Ratios:

The gear ratio is determined by the arrangement and engagement of the gears in the epicyclic gear system. The sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear interact to produce different gear ratios. By selectively holding or releasing specific gears using clutches and bands, different gear ratios can be achieved, allowing the transmission to adapt to different driving conditions.

4. Power Flow:

The power flows through the different elements of the epicyclic gear mechanism based on the gear ratio selected. The input power from the engine is transmitted to the sun gear. Depending on the gear ratio, power is then transferred to the planet gears and the ring gear. The output shaft, connected to the ring gear, receives the power and transfers it to the wheels, propelling the vehicle.

5. Shifting Gears:

When shifting gears, the hydraulic control system of the transmission adjusts the engagement of the clutches and bands, causing the epicyclic gear mechanism to shift to a different gear ratio. This allows for seamless and automatic gear changes without the need for manual shifting.

Overall, the epicyclic gear mechanism in automatic transmissions enables the transmission to provide different gear ratios, control power flow, and facilitate smooth gear shifting. This mechanism plays a crucial role in the efficient and automatic operation of automatic transmissions in vehicles.

epicyclic gear

How do epicyclic gears contribute to reducing gear wear and noise?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several advantages that contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Load Distribution:

The arrangement of multiple planet gears in an epicyclic gear system helps distribute the load evenly across the gear teeth. This load distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing the risk of wear and fatigue failure. By sharing the load, epicyclic gears can handle higher torque levels while reducing the wear on specific gear teeth.

2. Increased Tooth Contact Ratio:

Epicyclic gears typically have a higher tooth contact ratio compared to other gear types, such as spur or helical gears. The tooth contact ratio refers to the number of teeth in contact at any given time. A higher tooth contact ratio results in a smoother distribution of load and reduces localized contact stresses. This helps to minimize wear and noise generation during gear operation.

3. Balanced Loading:

The design of epicyclic gears allows for balanced loading of the gear teeth. The load is distributed among multiple planet gears, and each gear tooth engages with multiple teeth on both the sun gear and the ring gear simultaneously. This balanced loading helps to minimize tooth deflection and backlash, reducing wear and noise generation.

4. Lubrication:

Epicyclic gears benefit from effective lubrication due to their design. The gear teeth are constantly immersed in the lubricant, which helps reduce friction and wear. Proper lubrication also helps to dampen vibrations and reduce noise generated during gear operation.

5. Controlled Speed and Load Transitions:

Epicyclic gears can provide smooth speed and load transitions due to their ability to change gear ratios. When transitioning from one gear ratio to another, the gear engagement can be carefully controlled to minimize sudden shocks or impacts, which can contribute to wear and noise. The controlled speed and load transitions in epicyclic gears help reduce gear wear and noise levels.

6. Precision Manufacturing:

Epicyclic gears are often manufactured with high precision to ensure accurate gear meshing and minimize manufacturing errors. Precise gear manufacturing helps to maintain proper alignment and minimize tooth misalignment, which can lead to increased wear and noise.

In summary, the load distribution, increased tooth contact ratio, balanced loading, lubrication, controlled speed and load transitions, and precision manufacturing of epicyclic gears all contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. These factors make epicyclic gears a favorable choice in applications where minimizing wear and noise levels is important.

epicyclic gear

What is the role of a sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear in an epicyclic arrangement?

In an epicyclic gear arrangement, the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear each have specific roles and functions. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Sun Gear:

The sun gear is the central gear component in an epicyclic arrangement. Its primary role is to provide the input rotational motion or power to the gear system. The sun gear is typically located at the center and is surrounded by the planet gears. It engages with the planet gears through meshing teeth, transmitting rotational force to them.

2. Planet Gears:

The planet gears are multiple gears that revolve around the sun gear in an epicyclic arrangement. They are mounted on a carrier, which holds and supports the planet gears. The planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and the ring gear. As the sun gear rotates, it causes the planet gears to rotate around their own axes while simultaneously orbiting around the sun gear. The planet gears transmit the rotational motion and torque from the sun gear to the ring gear.

3. Ring Gear:

The ring gear, also known as the annular gear or the outer gear, is the outermost gear component in an epicyclic arrangement. It has internal teeth that mesh with the planet gears. The ring gear provides the outer boundary of the gear system and engages with the planet gears, transferring the rotational motion and torque from the planet gears to the output or the next stage of the gear system. In some arrangements, the ring gear is fixed or held stationary, while in others, it can rotate.

The combination and interaction of the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear in an epicyclic arrangement enable various gear functions, such as gear reduction, torque multiplication, speed control, and directional changes. The arrangement and engagement of these gears determine the gear ratios and overall performance of the gear system.

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Inline Bevel Helical Reduction CHINAMFG Cmg Gear Geared Motors Bearing Epu CHINAMFG Epicyclic High Precision Gearing Reducer

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A high precision gearing reducer is a gearbox designed to provide accurate and precise motion control in various applications. The gearbox typically consists of 1 or more sets of gears, which are used to transmit power and reduce the speed of the input shaft to the desired output speed.

High-precision gearing reducers are commonly used in applications where precise motion control is critical, such as in robotics, CNC machines, and other manufacturing equipment. They can be used to control the speed and position of moving parts with high accuracy, which can help to improve the quality and consistency of products and reduce waste.

One of the key features of high-precision gear reducers is their ability to provide high torque at low speeds. This can be particularly important in applications where heavy loads need to be moved or where high levels of force are required.

Another important feature of high-precision gearing reducers is their ability to operate with low backlash. Backlash is the amount of play or clearance between the gears in a gearbox, which can affect the accuracy and precision of the output. High-precision gearing reducers can provide more accurate and repeatable motion control by minimizing backlash.

Overall, high precision gearing reducers are essential in many industrial and manufacturing applications. They provide the accurate and precise motion control required for high-quality production and can help to improve efficiency and reduce waste.

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Application: Motor, Electric Cars, Motorcycle, Machinery, Marine, Agricultural Machinery, Car
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Can you explain how an epicyclic gear system handles torque distribution?

An epicyclic gear system, also known as a planetary gear system, is designed to handle torque distribution in an efficient and effective manner. Here’s a detailed explanation:

An epicyclic gear system consists of three main components: the sun gear, planet gears, and the ring gear. Each of these components plays a specific role in torque distribution:

1. Sun Gear:

The sun gear is the central gear in the system and receives torque input. It is typically connected to the power source, such as an engine or motor. The sun gear transfers torque to the other components of the system.

2. Planet Gears:

The planet gears are mounted on a carrier and rotate around the sun gear. They mesh with both the sun gear and the ring gear. The planet gears distribute torque between the sun gear and the ring gear, facilitating power transmission.

3. Ring Gear:

The ring gear is the outermost gear in the system and has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears. It is typically connected to the output shaft and transfers torque to the desired output, such as wheels in a vehicle or a generator in a wind turbine.

Here’s how the torque distribution works in an epicyclic gear system:

1. Torque Input:

The torque input is applied to the sun gear. As the sun gear rotates, it transfers torque to the planet gears.

2. Torque Distribution:

The planet gears receive torque from the sun gear and distribute it between the sun gear and the ring gear. Since the planet gears are meshed with both the sun gear and the ring gear, torque is transmitted from the sun gear to the ring gear through the planet gears.

3. Torque Multiplication or Reduction:

The torque distribution in an epicyclic gear system can be configured to provide either torque multiplication or torque reduction, depending on the arrangement of the gears. For example, if the sun gear is held stationary, the planet gears can rotate around the sun gear, causing the ring gear to rotate at a higher speed with increased torque. This configuration provides torque multiplication. Conversely, if the ring gear is held stationary, the sun gear can rotate, causing the planet gears to rotate in the opposite direction, resulting in torque reduction.

4. Even Torque Distribution:

An advantage of using an epicyclic gear system is that it facilitates even torque distribution among the planet gears. The multiple planet gears share the load, which helps distribute torque evenly across the gear system. This even torque distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing wear and improving overall durability and reliability.

In summary, an epicyclic gear system handles torque distribution by transferring torque from the sun gear to the planet gears, which then distribute it between the sun gear and the ring gear. This configuration allows for torque multiplication or reduction and ensures even torque distribution among the planet gears, resulting in efficient power transmission and reliable operation.

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How do epicyclic gears contribute to reducing gear wear and noise?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several advantages that contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Load Distribution:

The arrangement of multiple planet gears in an epicyclic gear system helps distribute the load evenly across the gear teeth. This load distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing the risk of wear and fatigue failure. By sharing the load, epicyclic gears can handle higher torque levels while reducing the wear on specific gear teeth.

2. Increased Tooth Contact Ratio:

Epicyclic gears typically have a higher tooth contact ratio compared to other gear types, such as spur or helical gears. The tooth contact ratio refers to the number of teeth in contact at any given time. A higher tooth contact ratio results in a smoother distribution of load and reduces localized contact stresses. This helps to minimize wear and noise generation during gear operation.

3. Balanced Loading:

The design of epicyclic gears allows for balanced loading of the gear teeth. The load is distributed among multiple planet gears, and each gear tooth engages with multiple teeth on both the sun gear and the ring gear simultaneously. This balanced loading helps to minimize tooth deflection and backlash, reducing wear and noise generation.

4. Lubrication:

Epicyclic gears benefit from effective lubrication due to their design. The gear teeth are constantly immersed in the lubricant, which helps reduce friction and wear. Proper lubrication also helps to dampen vibrations and reduce noise generated during gear operation.

5. Controlled Speed and Load Transitions:

Epicyclic gears can provide smooth speed and load transitions due to their ability to change gear ratios. When transitioning from one gear ratio to another, the gear engagement can be carefully controlled to minimize sudden shocks or impacts, which can contribute to wear and noise. The controlled speed and load transitions in epicyclic gears help reduce gear wear and noise levels.

6. Precision Manufacturing:

Epicyclic gears are often manufactured with high precision to ensure accurate gear meshing and minimize manufacturing errors. Precise gear manufacturing helps to maintain proper alignment and minimize tooth misalignment, which can lead to increased wear and noise.

In summary, the load distribution, increased tooth contact ratio, balanced loading, lubrication, controlled speed and load transitions, and precision manufacturing of epicyclic gears all contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. These factors make epicyclic gears a favorable choice in applications where minimizing wear and noise levels is important.

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What is an epicyclic gear and how does it function?

An epicyclic gear, also known as a planetary gear, is a gear system that consists of one or more outer gears, an inner gear, and a central gear, known as a sun gear. Here’s a detailed explanation of how it functions:

1. Gear Arrangement:

In an epicyclic gear system, the sun gear is located at the center and is surrounded by multiple outer gears, also called planet gears. The planet gears are typically mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the central sun gear.

2. Gear Engagement:

The teeth of the planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and an outer ring gear, also known as the annular gear. The annular gear has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears and external teeth that provide the outer boundary of the gear system.

3. Input and Output:

The input and output connections can be achieved in different ways depending on the design. Typically, the sun gear serves as the input shaft, while the carrier or the annular gear acts as the output shaft. The rotation of the input shaft (sun gear) causes the planet gears to orbit around it and rotate, resulting in the output shaft’s motion.

4. Gear Ratios:

An essential feature of epicyclic gears is their ability to provide different gear ratios by changing the arrangement of the gears. By holding one component stationary, such as fixing the annular gear or the carrier, and driving another component, the gear system can achieve various speed and torque combinations.

5. Gear Functions:

Epicyclic gears have several useful functions in mechanical systems, including:

  • Speed reduction: By fixing the sun gear and rotating the carrier or the annular gear, the output speed can be reduced compared to the input speed.
  • Speed increase: By fixing the carrier or the annular gear and rotating the sun gear, the output speed can be increased compared to the input speed.
  • Directional changes: Changing the gear engagement arrangement allows reversing the direction of rotation between the input and output shafts.
  • Torque multiplication: By utilizing the gear ratios, an epicyclic gear system can multiply or divide the torque between the input and output shafts, providing mechanical advantage.
  • Braking: By holding specific components, such as the sun gear or the carrier, the gear system can act as a brake, preventing rotation or controlling the speed of the output shaft.

Epicyclic gears find applications in various mechanical systems, including automotive transmissions, gearboxes, power tools, and robotics, due to their compact size, versatility, and ability to achieve multiple gear ratios within a single gear system.

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What is Planetary Gearbox?

A planetary gearbox is a type of gear train that uses a central gear, called the sun gear, and a ring gear, called the annulus gear. The sun gear is surrounded by a number of smaller gears, called planet gears, which are mounted on a carrier. The planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and the annulus gear.

The planetary gearbox can be used to transmit power from the sun gear to the annulus gear, or vice versa. The direction of rotation of the output shaft can be the same as the direction of rotation of the input shaft, or opposite. The speed of the output shaft can be greater than, less than, or equal to the speed of the input shaft.

The planetary gearbox is a compact and efficient way to transmit power. It is often used in applications where space is limited, such as in automobiles, robotics, and machine tools.

Here are some of the advantages of using planetary gearboxes:

  • Compact size. Planetary gearboxes are very compact, which makes them ideal for applications where space is limited.
  • High efficiency. Planetary gearboxes are very efficient, which means that they can transmit power with minimal losses.
  • Versatility. Planetary gearboxes can be used in a wide variety of applications, which makes them a versatile and reliable choice for many applications.

Here are some of the disadvantages of using planetary gearboxes:

  • Cost. Planetary gearboxes can be more expensive than other types of gear trains.
  • Noise. Planetary gearboxes can be noisy, especially at high speeds.
  • Maintenance. Planetary gearboxes require regular maintenance to ensure that they operate properly.
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Can you provide examples of vehicles or devices that use epicyclic gears?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, are employed in various vehicles and devices for efficient power transmission and control. Here are some examples:

1. Automotive Transmissions:

Epicyclic gears are extensively used in automotive transmissions, including automatic transmissions and continuously variable transmissions (CVT). They allow for smooth gear shifting, gear reduction, and torque multiplication, enhancing vehicle performance and fuel efficiency.

2. Wind Turbines:

Many wind turbines utilize epicyclic gear systems to convert the low-speed rotation of the wind turbine blades into high-speed rotation required by the generator. Epicyclic gears enable efficient power transmission, allowing wind turbines to generate electricity effectively.

3. Robotics:

Epicyclic gears find applications in robotics for precise motion control and torque transmission. They are used in robotic arms, humanoid robots, and other robotic mechanisms where compactness and versatility are essential.

4. Industrial Machinery:

Various industrial machinery, such as conveyors, mixers, and machine tools, incorporate epicyclic gears for power transmission and speed control. Epicyclic gear systems provide reliable and efficient operation in demanding industrial environments.

5. Aircraft Systems:

Epicyclic gears are employed in aircraft systems, including helicopter transmissions and auxiliary power units (APUs). They enable gear reduction, torque multiplication, and precise control in critical aircraft operations.

6. Power Tools:

Many power tools, such as drills, grinders, and impact wrenches, utilize epicyclic gears to deliver high torque and variable speed control. Epicyclic gear systems enhance the performance and usability of power tools across various applications.

7. Bicycle Hubs:

Some advanced bicycle hubs employ epicyclic gears for gear shifting and multiple gear ratios. These gear systems allow cyclists to change gears smoothly, adapt to different terrains, and optimize pedaling efficiency.

8. Marine Propulsion Systems:

Epicyclic gears are utilized in marine propulsion systems, including marine transmissions and outboard motors. They enable efficient power transfer and speed control in marine vessels.

These are just a few examples of vehicles and devices that incorporate epicyclic gears. Their widespread use across various industries is a testament to the advantages and versatility offered by epicyclic gear systems.

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What is the purpose of using epicyclic gears in robotics and automation?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, serve several purposes in robotics and automation. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Compact Size:

Epicyclic gears offer a compact and space-efficient solution for transmitting torque and achieving different speed ratios. The arrangement of multiple gears within a single gear system allows for a high gear reduction or speed increase in a relatively small package. This compact size is particularly advantageous in robotics and automation applications where space is limited.

2. High Torque Transmission:

Epicyclic gears are capable of transmitting high torque levels due to their design. The load is distributed among multiple planet gears, allowing for a higher torque capacity compared to other gear types. This high torque transmission capability makes epicyclic gears suitable for applications that require precise and powerful motion control, such as robot joints and industrial automation systems.

3. Speed Control:

The arrangement of gears in an epicyclic gear system allows for precise control over speed ratios. By manipulating the input and output gears, different gear ratios can be achieved, enabling speed control and gear reduction or amplification. This speed control capability is essential in robotics and automation to achieve desired motion profiles and optimize system performance.

4. Backlash Minimization:

Epicyclic gears can be designed to minimize backlash, which is the angular clearance between gear teeth when there is no load applied. Backlash can introduce inaccuracies and delays in robotic and automation systems. By carefully designing gear tooth profiles and controlling gear meshing, epicyclic gears can reduce backlash, improving precision and responsiveness in motion control applications.

5. Efficiency and Durability:

Epicyclic gears can achieve high efficiency levels due to their rolling contact between gear teeth. This rolling contact results in less friction and energy loss compared to sliding contact gears. Additionally, the load distribution among multiple gear teeth reduces the stress on individual teeth, enhancing durability and prolonging the gear system’s lifespan.

6. Modular Design:

Epicyclic gears offer a modular design that allows for easy integration into robotic and automation systems. They can be combined with other mechanical components, such as motors and actuators, to create compact and efficient power transmission systems. The modular nature of epicyclic gears simplifies system design, assembly, and maintenance.

7. Reduction of Motor Torque Ripple:

In certain robotic applications, particularly those requiring smooth and precise motion, epicyclic gears can be utilized to reduce motor torque ripple. By incorporating epicyclic gears with appropriate gear ratios, the torque ripple generated by the motor can be smoothed out, resulting in smoother and more uniform motion.

In summary, the purpose of using epicyclic gears in robotics and automation is to provide a compact size, high torque transmission, speed control, backlash minimization, efficiency and durability, modular design, and reduction of motor torque ripple. These advantages make epicyclic gears a valuable choice for achieving precise motion control, optimizing system performance, and enhancing the overall efficiency and reliability of robotic and automation systems.

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What are the applications of epicyclic gears in various industries?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, have a wide range of applications across various industries. Here’s a detailed explanation of their applications:

1. Automotive Industry:

Epicyclic gears are extensively used in automotive transmissions. They provide multiple gear ratios, allowing vehicles to efficiently transfer power from the engine to the wheels at different speeds. Automatic transmissions, dual-clutch transmissions, and continuously variable transmissions (CVT) often employ epicyclic gear systems to achieve smooth gear shifts, improved fuel efficiency, and enhanced performance.

2. Robotics and Automation:

Epicyclic gears play a crucial role in robotic systems and automation equipment. They are used in robotic joints and manipulators to control movements and transmit torque. The compact size, high torque capacity, and versatility of epicyclic gears make them ideal for precise and efficient motion control in robotics.

3. Aerospace Industry:

Epicyclic gears find applications in the aerospace industry, particularly in aircraft engines and auxiliary systems. They are used in gearboxes to transmit power from the engine to various components, such as generators, pumps, and auxiliary systems. Epicyclic gears are preferred for their compactness, high torque capacity, and ability to achieve multiple gear ratios.

4. Power Tools:

Epicyclic gears are widely employed in power tools such as drills, impact drivers, and wrenches. They provide the necessary torque multiplication and speed reduction to deliver high power output. Epicyclic gears enable power tools to efficiently transfer and control rotational motion, enhancing their performance and usability.

5. Industrial Machinery:

Epicyclic gears are used in various industrial machinery and equipment. They find applications in conveyors, printing machines, textile machinery, packaging equipment, and more. Epicyclic gears enable speed control, torque multiplication, and directional changes, facilitating the efficient operation of industrial processes.

6. Renewable Energy:

Epicyclic gears are utilized in wind turbines and solar tracking systems. They help optimize the rotational speed of wind turbine blades and enable solar panels to track the movement of the sun. Epicyclic gears contribute to efficient power generation in renewable energy systems.

7. Medical Devices:

Epicyclic gears have applications in medical devices and equipment such as surgical robots, imaging systems, and prosthetic devices. They enable precise and controlled movements, ensuring accurate diagnostics, surgical procedures, and rehabilitation.

These are just a few examples of the diverse applications of epicyclic gears. Their ability to provide multiple gear ratios, compactness, high torque capacity, and versatility make them indispensable in a wide range of industries where efficient power transmission and motion control are essential.

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  • Planetary gear sets contain a central sun gear, surrounded by several planet gears, held by a planet carrier, and enclosed within a ring gear
  • The sun gear, ring gear, and planetary carrier form 3 possible input/outputs from a planetary gear set
  • Typically, 1 portion of a planetary set is held stationary, yielding a single input and a single output, with the overall gear ratio depending on which part is held stationary, which is the input, and which the output
  • Instead of holding any part stationary, 2 parts can be used as inputs, with the single output being a function of the 2 inputs
  • This can be accomplished in a two-stage gearbox, with the first stage driving 2 portions of the second stage. A very high gear ratio can be realized in a compact package. This kind of arrangement is sometimes called a ‘differential planetary’ set

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How do epicyclic gears contribute to gear reduction and speed increase?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, play a significant role in achieving gear reduction and speed increase in various mechanical systems. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Gear Reduction:

Epicyclic gears can achieve gear reduction by utilizing their unique gear arrangement. The gear reduction is achieved by fixing or holding certain components of the gear system, such as the ring gear or the planet carrier, while the input and output shafts rotate. This causes the sun gear to drive the planet gears, resulting in a reduction of output speed and an increase in torque. The gear ratio formula for gear reduction in an epicyclic gear system is R = (1 + S) / (1 + R), where R is the number of teeth on the ring gear and S is the number of teeth on the sun gear.

2. Speed Increase:

Epicyclic gears can also be used to achieve speed increase when certain components of the gear system are held fixed or driven while the output shaft rotates. In this configuration, the input torque is divided among multiple planet gears, which rotate around the sun gear and drive the output shaft. This results in an increase in output speed and a decrease in torque. The gear ratio formula for speed increase in an epicyclic gear system is R = (1 + R) / (1 + S), where R is the number of teeth on the ring gear and S is the number of teeth on the sun gear.

3. Multiple Stages:

Epicyclic gears can achieve higher gear reduction or speed increase by incorporating multiple stages within a single gear system. Each stage consists of a set of gears, including a sun gear, planet gears, and a ring gear. The output of one stage becomes the input for the next stage, allowing for a cumulative effect on the gear ratio. By stacking multiple stages, the overall gear reduction or speed increase can be multiplied, providing a wide range of gear ratios to suit different application requirements.

4. Customizable Gear Ratios:

Epicyclic gears offer flexibility in achieving customizable gear ratios. By varying the number of teeth on the gears or using different combinations of gears, specific gear ratios can be obtained to meet the needs of the application. This customization capability allows for optimized speed control, gear reduction, and torque multiplication, making epicyclic gears versatile in a wide range of mechanical systems.

5. Compact Design:

Epicyclic gears contribute to gear reduction and speed increase while maintaining a compact design. The concentric arrangement of gears and the ability to achieve multiple gear stages within a single gear system result in a smaller overall footprint compared to other gear arrangements. This compact design is particularly useful in space-constrained applications where achieving high gear reduction or speed increase is essential.

In summary, epicyclic gears contribute to gear reduction and speed increase through their unique gear arrangement, multiple stages, customizable gear ratios, and compact design. These features make them widely used in various mechanical systems, such as automotive transmissions, industrial machinery, and robotics, where efficient power transmission and speed control are crucial.

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How do epicyclic gears contribute to reducing gear wear and noise?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several advantages that contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Load Distribution:

The arrangement of multiple planet gears in an epicyclic gear system helps distribute the load evenly across the gear teeth. This load distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing the risk of wear and fatigue failure. By sharing the load, epicyclic gears can handle higher torque levels while reducing the wear on specific gear teeth.

2. Increased Tooth Contact Ratio:

Epicyclic gears typically have a higher tooth contact ratio compared to other gear types, such as spur or helical gears. The tooth contact ratio refers to the number of teeth in contact at any given time. A higher tooth contact ratio results in a smoother distribution of load and reduces localized contact stresses. This helps to minimize wear and noise generation during gear operation.

3. Balanced Loading:

The design of epicyclic gears allows for balanced loading of the gear teeth. The load is distributed among multiple planet gears, and each gear tooth engages with multiple teeth on both the sun gear and the ring gear simultaneously. This balanced loading helps to minimize tooth deflection and backlash, reducing wear and noise generation.

4. Lubrication:

Epicyclic gears benefit from effective lubrication due to their design. The gear teeth are constantly immersed in the lubricant, which helps reduce friction and wear. Proper lubrication also helps to dampen vibrations and reduce noise generated during gear operation.

5. Controlled Speed and Load Transitions:

Epicyclic gears can provide smooth speed and load transitions due to their ability to change gear ratios. When transitioning from one gear ratio to another, the gear engagement can be carefully controlled to minimize sudden shocks or impacts, which can contribute to wear and noise. The controlled speed and load transitions in epicyclic gears help reduce gear wear and noise levels.

6. Precision Manufacturing:

Epicyclic gears are often manufactured with high precision to ensure accurate gear meshing and minimize manufacturing errors. Precise gear manufacturing helps to maintain proper alignment and minimize tooth misalignment, which can lead to increased wear and noise.

In summary, the load distribution, increased tooth contact ratio, balanced loading, lubrication, controlled speed and load transitions, and precision manufacturing of epicyclic gears all contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. These factors make epicyclic gears a favorable choice in applications where minimizing wear and noise levels is important.

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What is the role of a sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear in an epicyclic arrangement?

In an epicyclic gear arrangement, the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear each have specific roles and functions. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Sun Gear:

The sun gear is the central gear component in an epicyclic arrangement. Its primary role is to provide the input rotational motion or power to the gear system. The sun gear is typically located at the center and is surrounded by the planet gears. It engages with the planet gears through meshing teeth, transmitting rotational force to them.

2. Planet Gears:

The planet gears are multiple gears that revolve around the sun gear in an epicyclic arrangement. They are mounted on a carrier, which holds and supports the planet gears. The planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and the ring gear. As the sun gear rotates, it causes the planet gears to rotate around their own axes while simultaneously orbiting around the sun gear. The planet gears transmit the rotational motion and torque from the sun gear to the ring gear.

3. Ring Gear:

The ring gear, also known as the annular gear or the outer gear, is the outermost gear component in an epicyclic arrangement. It has internal teeth that mesh with the planet gears. The ring gear provides the outer boundary of the gear system and engages with the planet gears, transferring the rotational motion and torque from the planet gears to the output or the next stage of the gear system. In some arrangements, the ring gear is fixed or held stationary, while in others, it can rotate.

The combination and interaction of the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear in an epicyclic arrangement enable various gear functions, such as gear reduction, torque multiplication, speed control, and directional changes. The arrangement and engagement of these gears determine the gear ratios and overall performance of the gear system.

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The NB115 series planetary gearboxes are designed and machined as a single unit with special tapered roller bearings to provide high radial load, high torque, ultra-precision, and small size. The ND series uses in highly rigid industries such as fiber optic laser equipment, floor track equipment, robot seventh axis, Parallel robots (spider hand) machine tools, and rotating arms.
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Rated output torque Nm 190 270 310 290 280 240 210 310 290 280 240 210 210
Emergency stop torque Nm Three times of Maximum Output Torque
Rated input speed Rpm 4000
Max input speed Rpm 8000
Ultraprecise backlash arcmin ≤3
Precision backlash arcmin ≤5
Standard backlash arcmin ≤7
Torsional rigidity Nm/arcmin 25
Max.bending moment Nm 6700
Max.axial force N 3350
Service life hr 20000(10000 under continuous operation)
Efficiency % ≥94%
Weight kg 9
Operating Temperature ºC -10ºC~+90ºC
Lubrication   Synthetic grease
Protection class   IP64
Mounting Position   All directions
Noise level(N1=3000rpm,non-loaded) dB(A) ≤63
Rotary inertia Kg·cm² 0.47 0.44

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How does an epicyclic gear mechanism work in automatic transmissions?

An epicyclic gear mechanism, also known as a planetary gear system, plays a crucial role in the operation of automatic transmissions. Here’s a detailed explanation:

An automatic transmission utilizes a combination of different clutches, bands, and an epicyclic gear system to achieve gear ratios and control the transfer of power from the engine to the wheels. The epicyclic gear mechanism consists of the following components:

1. Sun Gear:

The sun gear is a central gear placed at the center of the mechanism. It receives power from the engine and is connected to the input shaft of the transmission.

2. Planet Gears:

Several planet gears are arranged around the sun gear and mesh with both the sun gear and the ring gear. The planet gears are mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the sun gear.

3. Ring Gear:

The ring gear is the outermost gear in the mechanism and has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears. The ring gear is connected to the output shaft, which transfers power to the wheels.

Here’s how the epicyclic gear mechanism works in an automatic transmission:

1. Neutral Position:

In the neutral position, no gears are engaged, and power flows freely through the transmission without any gear reduction or multiplication. The sun gear and the ring gear remain stationary.

2. Gear Engagement:

When a specific gear is selected, hydraulic clutches and bands are used to engage and disengage various elements of the epicyclic gear mechanism. The clutches and bands selectively hold and release specific gears to achieve the desired gear ratio.

3. Gear Ratios:

The gear ratio is determined by the arrangement and engagement of the gears in the epicyclic gear system. The sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear interact to produce different gear ratios. By selectively holding or releasing specific gears using clutches and bands, different gear ratios can be achieved, allowing the transmission to adapt to different driving conditions.

4. Power Flow:

The power flows through the different elements of the epicyclic gear mechanism based on the gear ratio selected. The input power from the engine is transmitted to the sun gear. Depending on the gear ratio, power is then transferred to the planet gears and the ring gear. The output shaft, connected to the ring gear, receives the power and transfers it to the wheels, propelling the vehicle.

5. Shifting Gears:

When shifting gears, the hydraulic control system of the transmission adjusts the engagement of the clutches and bands, causing the epicyclic gear mechanism to shift to a different gear ratio. This allows for seamless and automatic gear changes without the need for manual shifting.

Overall, the epicyclic gear mechanism in automatic transmissions enables the transmission to provide different gear ratios, control power flow, and facilitate smooth gear shifting. This mechanism plays a crucial role in the efficient and automatic operation of automatic transmissions in vehicles.

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What are the challenges associated with designing and manufacturing epicyclic gears?

Designing and manufacturing epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, can present several challenges. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Complex Geometry:

Epicyclic gears have a complex geometry due to the arrangement of multiple gears and the interactions between the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear. Designing the gear profiles and ensuring proper gear meshing requires advanced mathematical calculations and modeling techniques.

2. Gear Tooth Profile Design:

The design of the gear tooth profiles is critical to ensure smooth and efficient gear operation. Achieving the correct tooth profiles, such as involute or cycloidal, requires precise calculations and considerations for factors like tooth strength, backlash, and clearance.

3. Load Distribution and Gear Sizing:

Determining the appropriate number of planet gears and their sizing is crucial for achieving proper load distribution. The load distribution affects gear durability and performance. Designers must carefully analyze the load distribution and consider factors such as torque, speed, and material properties to ensure optimal gear sizing.

4. Manufacturing Tolerances:

Epicyclic gears have tight manufacturing tolerances due to their complex geometry and the need for precise gear meshing. Achieving the required tolerances during the manufacturing process can be challenging and may require specialized equipment and techniques.

5. Assembly and Alignment:

Proper assembly and alignment of the gear components are crucial for achieving smooth gear operation and minimizing wear. Aligning the gears with high accuracy during assembly can be challenging, especially in large gear systems where multiple components need to be precisely aligned.

6. Lubrication and Cooling:

Epicyclic gears require effective lubrication and cooling to ensure optimal performance and durability. Designing proper lubrication systems and ensuring effective cooling in the gear system can be challenging, especially in applications where gears operate under high loads and speeds.

7. Noise and Vibration:

Epicyclic gears can generate noise and vibrations during operation, which can be undesirable in certain applications. Designing gears that minimize noise and vibration requires careful consideration of factors such as gear tooth profiles, gear meshing, and damping techniques.

8. Cost and Complexity:

Designing and manufacturing epicyclic gears can be cost-intensive and complex compared to simpler gear systems. The complexity of the gear geometry, manufacturing tolerances, and assembly requirements can contribute to higher production costs and increased manufacturing challenges.

In summary, the challenges associated with designing and manufacturing epicyclic gears include complex geometry, gear tooth profile design, load distribution and gear sizing, manufacturing tolerances, assembly and alignment, lubrication and cooling, noise and vibration, as well as cost and complexity. Overcoming these challenges requires advanced design and manufacturing techniques, precision engineering, and careful consideration of various factors to ensure optimal gear performance and durability.

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What is an epicyclic gear and how does it function?

An epicyclic gear, also known as a planetary gear, is a gear system that consists of one or more outer gears, an inner gear, and a central gear, known as a sun gear. Here’s a detailed explanation of how it functions:

1. Gear Arrangement:

In an epicyclic gear system, the sun gear is located at the center and is surrounded by multiple outer gears, also called planet gears. The planet gears are typically mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the central sun gear.

2. Gear Engagement:

The teeth of the planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and an outer ring gear, also known as the annular gear. The annular gear has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears and external teeth that provide the outer boundary of the gear system.

3. Input and Output:

The input and output connections can be achieved in different ways depending on the design. Typically, the sun gear serves as the input shaft, while the carrier or the annular gear acts as the output shaft. The rotation of the input shaft (sun gear) causes the planet gears to orbit around it and rotate, resulting in the output shaft’s motion.

4. Gear Ratios:

An essential feature of epicyclic gears is their ability to provide different gear ratios by changing the arrangement of the gears. By holding one component stationary, such as fixing the annular gear or the carrier, and driving another component, the gear system can achieve various speed and torque combinations.

5. Gear Functions:

Epicyclic gears have several useful functions in mechanical systems, including:

  • Speed reduction: By fixing the sun gear and rotating the carrier or the annular gear, the output speed can be reduced compared to the input speed.
  • Speed increase: By fixing the carrier or the annular gear and rotating the sun gear, the output speed can be increased compared to the input speed.
  • Directional changes: Changing the gear engagement arrangement allows reversing the direction of rotation between the input and output shafts.
  • Torque multiplication: By utilizing the gear ratios, an epicyclic gear system can multiply or divide the torque between the input and output shafts, providing mechanical advantage.
  • Braking: By holding specific components, such as the sun gear or the carrier, the gear system can act as a brake, preventing rotation or controlling the speed of the output shaft.

Epicyclic gears find applications in various mechanical systems, including automotive transmissions, gearboxes, power tools, and robotics, due to their compact size, versatility, and ability to achieve multiple gear ratios within a single gear system.

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China Good quality CNC Machine Customized Small Nylon Gear Epicyclic Gear Plastic with Best Sales

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Product Description

Item

CNC machine customized small Nylon gear epicyclic gear plastic

Material

ABS, PC/ABS, PP, PC, POM(Delrin), Nylon 6, Nylon 6/6, PA 12, HDPE, LDPE, PS(HIPS),  SAN/AS, ASA, PVC, UPVC, TPE, TPR, PU, TPU, PET, PEI(Ultem), PSU, PPSU, PPE/PS, PTFE, GPPS, PPO, PES, CA, etc

Certificate

IATF 16949:2016 / ISO 9001:2015 / ISO 45001:2018 / ISO 14001:2015 /REACH/ROHS/MSDS/LFGB/F D A

Drawing Format

.stp / .step / .igs /.CHINAMFG /.dwg / .pdf

Color

Almost all PMS colors available.

Parameters

Inch, centimeter, millimeter, etc.

Function

Industrial parts /daily supply / Medical grade supply, etc.

Surface Treatment

Matte, Common polishing, Mirror polishing, Texture, Plating, Power Coating (Painting), Laser Engraving, Brushing, Marbling, Printing etc.

Mold Material

S136H, 718H, NAK80, P20, H13, etc.

Mold Precision

If no special request, apply to SJ/T10628-1995 standards, class 3.

Mold Life-cycle

100,000-500,000 shots.

Packing

Pack in bulk / poly bag / bubble bag / color box.

Sample

Available. One cavity sample mold or 3D printing.

Price Tip

The price shown above is just for reference, final actual price depends on your design, material request, surface treatment, order qty, package request, etc.

CNC machine customized small Nylon gear epicyclic gear plastic

 

1. Rapid Prototyping & On-demand production services; 

2. Professional DFM Report before Mould Making;  

3.Capability for Plastic Injection Molding is up to 1500mm

DFM Report (Design for Manufacturability) for Reference.

Some Custom CHINAMFG & Moulds for Your Reference.

Neway Highly Welcome Your Own Custom Designs !!!

Neway Support Custom Design Moulds & Moulds Export.

Neway Can Also Provide Mould Spare Parts Export, eg: Slider, Inserts, Ejector Pins, etc.

NEWAY has complete production chain from R&D, Rapid Prototypes, mould design, mould making, components production, assembling, packing to export. Having 1 supplier like CHINAMFG for the complete assembly will allow for better design, quality, and fit of all the individual parts.


The most common used surface treatment are: Matte, Texture (fine texture, rough texture…), Common Polishing, Mirror Polishing, Laser Engraving, Printing, Plating, Brushing, Marbling), etc. You can view below surface pictures for reference

Company Profile

Our Advantages

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Q2: Can I get a free sample, how long will it take?
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Mostly, it takes 3-10 days.
b. For custom products, sample fee is determined by the detailed sample requirements. Normally, it takes 7-15 days.

Q3: Can you make custom parts based on my sample?
A3: Yes, you can send the sample to us by express and we will evaluate the sample, scan the features and draft 3D drawing for production.

Q4: What does your OEM service include?
A4: We follow up your request from the design idea to the mass production.
a. You can provide 3D drawing to us, then our engineers and production teams evaluate the design and quote you the precise cost.
b. If you don’t have 3D drawing, you can provide 2D drawing or draft with features details with full dimensions, we can draft 3D drawing for you with fair charge.
c. You can also customize Logo on the product surface, package, color box or carton.
d. We also provide assembly service for the OEM parts.

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Hardness: Hardened Tooth Surface
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What are the benefits of using epicyclic gears in wind turbines?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several benefits when used in wind turbines. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Compact and Lightweight Design:

Epicyclic gears provide a compact and lightweight design for wind turbines. This is particularly advantageous in the nacelle, where space and weight constraints are critical. The compactness of epicyclic gears allows for more efficient use of available space and reduces the overall weight of the turbine, which simplifies transportation, installation, and maintenance processes.

2. High Power Density:

Epicyclic gears offer high power density, which means they can handle a significant amount of power transmission in a relatively small volume. This is particularly beneficial in wind turbines, where the generation of large amounts of power is required. The high power density of epicyclic gears allows for the efficient transfer of power from the rotor to the generator.

3. Load Distribution:

The arrangement of multiple planet gears in an epicyclic gear system helps distribute the load evenly across the gear teeth. This load distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing the risk of premature wear or failure. In wind turbines, where the loads can be substantial, epicyclic gears contribute to improved durability and reliability.

4. Variable Speed Operation:

Epicyclic gears facilitate variable speed operation in wind turbines. By adjusting the gear ratio, the rotational speed of the generator can be optimized to match the varying wind conditions. This allows the turbine to operate at its peak efficiency, maximizing power generation and improving overall energy conversion.

5. Torque Limiting and Overload Protection:

The design of epicyclic gears allows for torque limiting and overload protection in wind turbines. By incorporating torque limiters or automatic shutdown mechanisms, excessive loads or sudden gusts of wind can be mitigated. This protects the gearbox and other components from damage and extends their operational lifespan.

6. Redundancy and Fault Tolerance:

Epicyclic gears can be configured in redundant arrangements, providing fault tolerance in wind turbines. By using multiple sets of gears, if one gear set fails, the remaining gears can continue to operate, ensuring the functionality of the turbine. This redundancy enhances the reliability and availability of the wind turbine, reducing downtime and maintenance costs.

Overall, the benefits of using epicyclic gears in wind turbines include compactness, high power density, load distribution, variable speed operation, torque limiting, and fault tolerance. These advantages contribute to the efficient and reliable operation of wind turbines, promoting renewable energy generation.

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How do epicyclic gears contribute to reducing gear wear and noise?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several advantages that contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Load Distribution:

The arrangement of multiple planet gears in an epicyclic gear system helps distribute the load evenly across the gear teeth. This load distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing the risk of wear and fatigue failure. By sharing the load, epicyclic gears can handle higher torque levels while reducing the wear on specific gear teeth.

2. Increased Tooth Contact Ratio:

Epicyclic gears typically have a higher tooth contact ratio compared to other gear types, such as spur or helical gears. The tooth contact ratio refers to the number of teeth in contact at any given time. A higher tooth contact ratio results in a smoother distribution of load and reduces localized contact stresses. This helps to minimize wear and noise generation during gear operation.

3. Balanced Loading:

The design of epicyclic gears allows for balanced loading of the gear teeth. The load is distributed among multiple planet gears, and each gear tooth engages with multiple teeth on both the sun gear and the ring gear simultaneously. This balanced loading helps to minimize tooth deflection and backlash, reducing wear and noise generation.

4. Lubrication:

Epicyclic gears benefit from effective lubrication due to their design. The gear teeth are constantly immersed in the lubricant, which helps reduce friction and wear. Proper lubrication also helps to dampen vibrations and reduce noise generated during gear operation.

5. Controlled Speed and Load Transitions:

Epicyclic gears can provide smooth speed and load transitions due to their ability to change gear ratios. When transitioning from one gear ratio to another, the gear engagement can be carefully controlled to minimize sudden shocks or impacts, which can contribute to wear and noise. The controlled speed and load transitions in epicyclic gears help reduce gear wear and noise levels.

6. Precision Manufacturing:

Epicyclic gears are often manufactured with high precision to ensure accurate gear meshing and minimize manufacturing errors. Precise gear manufacturing helps to maintain proper alignment and minimize tooth misalignment, which can lead to increased wear and noise.

In summary, the load distribution, increased tooth contact ratio, balanced loading, lubrication, controlled speed and load transitions, and precision manufacturing of epicyclic gears all contribute to reducing gear wear and noise. These factors make epicyclic gears a favorable choice in applications where minimizing wear and noise levels is important.

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How does an epicyclic gear differ from other types of gears?

An epicyclic gear, also known as a planetary gear, exhibits several distinguishing features that set it apart from other types of gears. Here’s a detailed explanation of the differences:

1. Gear Arrangement:

An epicyclic gear system consists of a central sun gear, multiple planet gears, and an outer ring gear, also known as the annular gear. This arrangement differs from other gear types like spur gears, helical gears, or bevel gears, which typically involve meshing between two parallel or intersecting shafts.

2. Gear Motion:

The motion of an epicyclic gear system is characterized by the planet gears rotating while simultaneously orbiting around the sun gear. This combination of rotational and orbital motion is unique to epicyclic gears and allows them to achieve different gear ratios and functions.

3. Gear Ratios:

Epicyclic gears offer a wide range of gear ratios by varying the engagement of the sun gear, planet gears, and annular gear. This versatility in gear ratios is not typically found in other gear types, which often have fixed ratios determined by the number of teeth on the gears.

4. Compactness:

Epicyclic gears are known for their compact design. The arrangement of the gears allows for a relatively large gear reduction or multiplication within a compact space. This compactness makes them suitable for applications where space is limited, such as in automotive transmissions.

5. Functions and Applications:

Epicyclic gears offer various functions beyond basic speed reduction or increase. They can achieve torque multiplication, directional changes, and braking capabilities, providing versatility in mechanical systems. These unique functions make epicyclic gears well-suited for applications ranging from automatic transmissions and power tools to robotics and aerospace systems.

6. Complexity:

Compared to simpler gear types like spur gears, epicyclic gears can be more complex and require precise design and manufacturing. The interaction between the sun gear, planet gears, and annular gear involves multiple points of contact, requiring careful consideration of gear profiles, clearances, and alignment.

In summary, an epicyclic gear stands out from other types of gears due to its specific gear arrangement, motion characteristics, versatile gear ratios, compactness, unique functions, and complexity. Its ability to provide multiple gear ratios and perform various functions makes it a valuable choice in many mechanical systems.

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China best CNC Machine Customized Small Nylon Gear Epicyclic Gear Plastic hypoid bevel gear

Product Description

 

Product Description

Item

CNC machine customized small Nylon gear epicyclic gear plastic

Material

ABS, PC/ABS, PP, PC, POM(Delrin), Nylon 6, Nylon 6/6, PA 12, HDPE, LDPE, PS(HIPS),  SAN/AS, ASA, PVC, UPVC, TPE, TPR, PU, TPU, PET, PEI(Ultem), PSU, PPSU, PPE/PS, PTFE, GPPS, PPO, PES, CA, etc

Certificate

IATF 16949:2016 / ISO 9001:2015 / ISO 45001:2018 / ISO 14001:2015 /REACH/ROHS/MSDS/LFGB/F D A

Drawing Format

.stp / .step / .igs /.CHINAMFG /.dwg / .pdf

Color

Almost all PMS colors available.

Parameters

Inch, centimeter, millimeter, etc.

Function

Industrial parts /daily supply / Medical grade supply, etc.

Surface Treatment

Matte, Common polishing, Mirror polishing, Texture, Plating, Power Coating (Painting), Laser Engraving, Brushing, Marbling, Printing etc.

Mold Material

S136H, 718H, NAK80, P20, H13, etc.

Mold Precision

If no special request, apply to SJ/T10628-1995 standards, class 3.

Mold Life-cycle

100,000-500,000 shots.

Packing

Pack in bulk / poly bag / bubble bag / color box.

Sample

Available. One cavity sample mold or 3D printing.

Price Tip

The price shown above is just for reference, final actual price depends on your design, material request, surface treatment, order qty, package request, etc.

CNC machine customized small Nylon gear epicyclic gear plastic

 

1. Rapid Prototyping & On-demand production services; 

2. Professional DFM Report before Mould Making;  

3.Capability for Plastic Injection Molding is up to 1500mm

DFM Report (Design for Manufacturability) for Reference.

Some Custom CHINAMFG & Moulds for Your Reference.

Neway Highly Welcome Your Own Custom Designs !!!

Neway Support Custom Design Moulds & Moulds Export.

Neway Can Also Provide Mould Spare Parts Export, eg: Slider, Inserts, Ejector Pins, etc.

NEWAY has complete production chain from R&D, Rapid Prototypes, mould design, mould making, components production, assembling, packing to export. Having 1 supplier like CHINAMFG for the complete assembly will allow for better design, quality, and fit of all the individual parts.


The most common used surface treatment are: Matte, Texture (fine texture, rough texture…), Common Polishing, Mirror Polishing, Laser Engraving, Printing, Plating, Brushing, Marbling), etc. You can view below surface pictures for reference

Company Profile

Our Advantages

Good reviews of customer

Certifications

Below are some inspection equipment for reference:

And attach the injection molding CHINAMFG inspection report for reference:

Packaging & Shipping

FAQ

Q1. How soon can I get a precise quotation for custom plastic injection part?
A1: Please send us your inquiry by email or Alibaba TM message. Once we confirm the design (Feature details with parameters), material, color, qty, we can provide quotation within 24 HOURS.

Q2: Can I get a free sample, how long will it take?
A2: a. For standard products we have in stock, YES for free sample, but the express fee will be charged in advance.

Mostly, it takes 3-10 days.
b. For custom products, sample fee is determined by the detailed sample requirements. Normally, it takes 7-15 days.

Q3: Can you make custom parts based on my sample?
A3: Yes, you can send the sample to us by express and we will evaluate the sample, scan the features and draft 3D drawing for production.

Q4: What does your OEM service include?
A4: We follow up your request from the design idea to the mass production.
a. You can provide 3D drawing to us, then our engineers and production teams evaluate the design and quote you the precise cost.
b. If you don’t have 3D drawing, you can provide 2D drawing or draft with features details with full dimensions, we can draft 3D drawing for you with fair charge.
c. You can also customize Logo on the product surface, package, color box or carton.
d. We also provide assembly service for the OEM parts.

Q5. What is your payment term?
A5: We accept T/T, Paypal, Western Union, L/C, Alibaba Trade Assurance.

Work with Neway, your business is in safe and your money is in safe!

If you can dream it, we can build it!
 

 

Application: Motor, Electric Cars, Motorcycle, Machinery, Car, Others
Hardness: Hardened Tooth Surface
Gear Position: Internal Gear
Manufacturing Method: Plastic Injection
Toothed Portion Shape: Bevel Wheel
Material: Plastic
Samples:
US$ 10/Piece
1 Piece(Min.Order)

|
Request Sample

Customization:
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epicyclic gear

Can you provide examples of vehicles or devices that use epicyclic gears?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, are employed in various vehicles and devices for efficient power transmission and control. Here are some examples:

1. Automotive Transmissions:

Epicyclic gears are extensively used in automotive transmissions, including automatic transmissions and continuously variable transmissions (CVT). They allow for smooth gear shifting, gear reduction, and torque multiplication, enhancing vehicle performance and fuel efficiency.

2. Wind Turbines:

Many wind turbines utilize epicyclic gear systems to convert the low-speed rotation of the wind turbine blades into high-speed rotation required by the generator. Epicyclic gears enable efficient power transmission, allowing wind turbines to generate electricity effectively.

3. Robotics:

Epicyclic gears find applications in robotics for precise motion control and torque transmission. They are used in robotic arms, humanoid robots, and other robotic mechanisms where compactness and versatility are essential.

4. Industrial Machinery:

Various industrial machinery, such as conveyors, mixers, and machine tools, incorporate epicyclic gears for power transmission and speed control. Epicyclic gear systems provide reliable and efficient operation in demanding industrial environments.

5. Aircraft Systems:

Epicyclic gears are employed in aircraft systems, including helicopter transmissions and auxiliary power units (APUs). They enable gear reduction, torque multiplication, and precise control in critical aircraft operations.

6. Power Tools:

Many power tools, such as drills, grinders, and impact wrenches, utilize epicyclic gears to deliver high torque and variable speed control. Epicyclic gear systems enhance the performance and usability of power tools across various applications.

7. Bicycle Hubs:

Some advanced bicycle hubs employ epicyclic gears for gear shifting and multiple gear ratios. These gear systems allow cyclists to change gears smoothly, adapt to different terrains, and optimize pedaling efficiency.

8. Marine Propulsion Systems:

Epicyclic gears are utilized in marine propulsion systems, including marine transmissions and outboard motors. They enable efficient power transfer and speed control in marine vessels.

These are just a few examples of vehicles and devices that incorporate epicyclic gears. Their widespread use across various industries is a testament to the advantages and versatility offered by epicyclic gear systems.

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Can you explain the function of an epicyclic gear system in a helicopter’s rotor?

An epicyclic gear system, also known as a planetary gear system, plays a crucial function in a helicopter’s rotor. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Power Transmission:

The primary function of the epicyclic gear system in a helicopter’s rotor is to transmit power from the engine to the rotor blades. The system acts as a mechanical interface between the engine and the rotor, transferring torque and rotational motion effectively.

2. Gear Reduction:

The epicyclic gear system allows for gear reduction, which is essential in a helicopter rotor system. The high-speed rotation of the engine is converted into a lower rotational speed but increased torque at the rotor. This gear reduction enables the rotor blades to achieve the necessary lift and control, even with the high rotational speed of the engine.

3. Speed Control:

The epicyclic gear system provides speed control capabilities for the helicopter’s rotor. By adjusting the gear ratios within the system, the rotational speed of the rotor blades can be controlled. This speed control is vital for various flight maneuvers, such as takeoff, landing, hovering, and forward flight.

4. Torque Distribution:

An important function of the epicyclic gear system is to distribute torque evenly among the rotor blades. The system ensures that the torque generated by the engine is evenly distributed across all the blades, resulting in balanced lift and stable flight characteristics.

5. Autorotation:

The epicyclic gear system also enables autorotation, which is a critical safety feature in helicopters. During an engine failure, the system allows the rotor blades to continue rotating solely due to the upward airflow. This autorotation provides a controlled descent and allows the pilot to maintain some level of control over the helicopter’s flight path during an emergency.

6. Feathering:

Feathering refers to the ability to adjust the pitch angle of the rotor blades collectively. The epicyclic gear system incorporates mechanisms that enable feathering, allowing the pilot to change the pitch angle of all the blades simultaneously. This adjustment is used to optimize the helicopter’s performance in different flight conditions, such as reducing drag or increasing lift.

7. Mechanical Isolation:

The epicyclic gear system provides mechanical isolation between the engine and the rotor blades. This isolation helps dampen vibrations and reduces the transmission of engine-induced vibrations to the rotor system. It contributes to smoother operation, improved comfort, and reduced stress on the overall helicopter structure.

In summary, the function of an epicyclic gear system in a helicopter’s rotor includes power transmission, gear reduction, speed control, torque distribution, autorotation capability, feathering control, and mechanical isolation. These functions are critical for achieving efficient and safe helicopter operations, enabling lift generation, flight control, and maneuverability.

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Can you explain the concept of planetary gear sets in epicyclic systems?

In epicyclic gear systems, planetary gear sets play a fundamental role. Here’s a detailed explanation of the concept:

1. Definition:

A planetary gear set consists of three main components: a central sun gear, multiple planet gears, and an outer ring gear, also known as the annular gear. The planet gears are typically mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the sun gear.

2. Gear Engagement:

The teeth of the planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and the annular gear. The sun gear is positioned at the center and is surrounded by the planet gears. The annular gear has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears, while its external teeth provide the outer boundary of the gear system.

3. Gear Motion:

The motion of a planetary gear set involves a combination of rotational and orbital motion. When the sun gear rotates, it causes the planet gears to rotate around their own axes while simultaneously orbiting around the sun gear.

4. Gear Ratios:

Planetary gear sets offer various gear ratios depending on how the components are held or driven. The gear ratio is determined by the number of teeth on the gears and the arrangement of the gear engagement. By fixing one component and driving another, different gear ratios can be achieved.

5. Gear Functions:

The arrangement and motion of planetary gear sets allow for a wide range of functions in epicyclic systems, including:

  • Speed Reduction: By fixing the sun gear and rotating the carrier or annular gear, the output speed can be reduced compared to the input speed.
  • Speed Increase: By fixing the carrier or annular gear and rotating the sun gear, the output speed can be increased compared to the input speed.
  • Directional Changes: Changing the gear engagement arrangement allows reversing the direction of rotation between the input and output shafts.
  • Torque Multiplication: The gear ratios in a planetary gear set enable torque multiplication, providing mechanical advantage between the input and output.
  • Braking: By holding specific components, such as the sun gear or the carrier, the gear system can act as a brake, preventing rotation or controlling the speed of the output shaft.

Planetary gear sets are widely used in various applications, including automotive transmissions, gearboxes, power tools, and robotics. Their compact size, versatility in gear ratios, and ability to perform different functions make them essential components in many mechanical systems.

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The NDV140 series planetary gearboxes are designed and machined as a single unit with special tapered roller bearings to provide high radial load, high torque, ultra-precision, and small size. The ND series uses in highly rigid industries such as fiber optic laser equipment, floor track equipment, robot seventh axis, Parallel robots (spider hand) machine tools, and rotating arms.
Product Name: High Precision Planetary Reducer
Product Series: NDV140 Series
Product features: high torque, high load, ultra-precision, small size
Product Description:
Integrated design concept with high-strength bearings ensure the product itself is durable and efficient
A variety of output ideas such as shaft output, flange and gear are available.
1 arc minute ≤ backlash ≤ 3 arc minutes
Reduction ratios ranging from 3 to 100
Frame design: increases torque and optimizes power transmission
Optimised selection of oil seals: reduces friction and laminate transmission efficiency
Protection class IP65
Warranty: 2 years

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High torque
High load
ultra-precision
Small size

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Product Parameters

Segment number Single segment
Ratio i 4 5 7 10
Rated output torque Nm 530 610 520 420
Emergency stop torque Nm Three times of Maximum Output Torque
Rated input speed Rpm 3000
Max input speed Rpm 6000
Ultraprecise backlash arcmin ≤1
Precision backlash arcmin ≤3
Standard backlash arcmin ≤5
Torsional rigidity Nm/arcmin 151
Max.bending moment Nm 1310
Max.axial force N 8530
Service life hr 30000(15000 under continuous operation)
Efficiency % ≥97%
Weight kg 11.9
Operating Temperature ºC -10ºC~+90ºC
Lubrication   Synthetic grease
Protection class   IP64
Mounting Position   All directions
Noise level(N1=3000rpm,non-loaded) dB(A) ≤65
Rotary inertia Kg·cm² 7.54 7.42 7.14 7.03

Applicable Industries

 

                              Packaging   Machinery                              Mechanical  Hand                                                         Textile  Machinery

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In order to strengthen the advantages of products in the international market, the head company in Kyoto, Japan to established KABUSHIKIKAISYA KYOEKI, mainly engaged in the development of DESBOER high precision planetary reducer, high precision of transmission components such as the development work, to provide the most advanced design technology and the most high-quality products for the international market.

 

 

 

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What are the benefits of using epicyclic gears in wind turbines?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several benefits when used in wind turbines. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Compact and Lightweight Design:

Epicyclic gears provide a compact and lightweight design for wind turbines. This is particularly advantageous in the nacelle, where space and weight constraints are critical. The compactness of epicyclic gears allows for more efficient use of available space and reduces the overall weight of the turbine, which simplifies transportation, installation, and maintenance processes.

2. High Power Density:

Epicyclic gears offer high power density, which means they can handle a significant amount of power transmission in a relatively small volume. This is particularly beneficial in wind turbines, where the generation of large amounts of power is required. The high power density of epicyclic gears allows for the efficient transfer of power from the rotor to the generator.

3. Load Distribution:

The arrangement of multiple planet gears in an epicyclic gear system helps distribute the load evenly across the gear teeth. This load distribution minimizes stress concentration on individual gear teeth, reducing the risk of premature wear or failure. In wind turbines, where the loads can be substantial, epicyclic gears contribute to improved durability and reliability.

4. Variable Speed Operation:

Epicyclic gears facilitate variable speed operation in wind turbines. By adjusting the gear ratio, the rotational speed of the generator can be optimized to match the varying wind conditions. This allows the turbine to operate at its peak efficiency, maximizing power generation and improving overall energy conversion.

5. Torque Limiting and Overload Protection:

The design of epicyclic gears allows for torque limiting and overload protection in wind turbines. By incorporating torque limiters or automatic shutdown mechanisms, excessive loads or sudden gusts of wind can be mitigated. This protects the gearbox and other components from damage and extends their operational lifespan.

6. Redundancy and Fault Tolerance:

Epicyclic gears can be configured in redundant arrangements, providing fault tolerance in wind turbines. By using multiple sets of gears, if one gear set fails, the remaining gears can continue to operate, ensuring the functionality of the turbine. This redundancy enhances the reliability and availability of the wind turbine, reducing downtime and maintenance costs.

Overall, the benefits of using epicyclic gears in wind turbines include compactness, high power density, load distribution, variable speed operation, torque limiting, and fault tolerance. These advantages contribute to the efficient and reliable operation of wind turbines, promoting renewable energy generation.

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How do epicyclic gears offer compact solutions in space-constrained applications?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, provide compact solutions in space-constrained applications. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Concentric Design:

Epicyclic gears have a concentric design where multiple gears are arranged around a central sun gear. This concentric arrangement allows for the transmission of torque and motion within a compact space. The gears share a common center, resulting in a smaller overall footprint compared to other gear systems.

2. Multiple Gear Stages:

Epicyclic gears can achieve multiple gear stages within a single gear system. By stacking planet gears and incorporating additional ring gears, the gear reduction or speed increase can be multiplied, all within a compact assembly. This eliminates the need for multiple separate gear systems, saving space and simplifying the mechanical layout.

3. High Gear Reduction:

Epicyclic gears offer high gear reduction capabilities. The arrangement of multiple planet gears allows for a high reduction ratio within a single stage of gears. This high gear reduction enables compact power transmission systems and is particularly useful in applications where space is limited, such as small robots or micro-actuators.

4. Inline Input and Output:

Epicyclic gears have an inline input and output configuration, where the input and output shafts are aligned on the same axis. This inline arrangement contributes to a more compact design, as it eliminates the need for additional space to redirect the motion or torque between non-aligned shafts.

5. Integration with Other Components:

Epicyclic gears can be easily integrated with other mechanical components, such as motors or actuators, within a compact space. The modular design of epicyclic gears allows for seamless integration, enabling the creation of more compact and efficient power transmission systems.

6. Customizable Gear Ratios:

Epicyclic gears offer flexibility in achieving customizable gear ratios. By varying the number of teeth on the gears or using different combinations of gears, specific gear ratios can be obtained to meet the requirements of the application. This customization capability allows for optimized space utilization and efficient power transmission.

7. Reduction of External Support Components:

Epicyclic gears can reduce the need for additional support components, such as idler gears or external shafts, which are often required in other gear systems. By incorporating multiple gears within a single assembly, epicyclic gears can achieve the desired motion and torque transfer without relying on external supporting structures, resulting in a more compact overall system.

In summary, epicyclic gears offer compact solutions in space-constrained applications through their concentric design, multiple gear stages, high gear reduction capabilities, inline input and output configuration, integration with other components, customizable gear ratios, and reduction of external support components. These features make epicyclic gears a preferred choice for achieving compact and efficient power transmission in various applications where space is limited.

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What are the applications of epicyclic gears in various industries?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, have a wide range of applications across various industries. Here’s a detailed explanation of their applications:

1. Automotive Industry:

Epicyclic gears are extensively used in automotive transmissions. They provide multiple gear ratios, allowing vehicles to efficiently transfer power from the engine to the wheels at different speeds. Automatic transmissions, dual-clutch transmissions, and continuously variable transmissions (CVT) often employ epicyclic gear systems to achieve smooth gear shifts, improved fuel efficiency, and enhanced performance.

2. Robotics and Automation:

Epicyclic gears play a crucial role in robotic systems and automation equipment. They are used in robotic joints and manipulators to control movements and transmit torque. The compact size, high torque capacity, and versatility of epicyclic gears make them ideal for precise and efficient motion control in robotics.

3. Aerospace Industry:

Epicyclic gears find applications in the aerospace industry, particularly in aircraft engines and auxiliary systems. They are used in gearboxes to transmit power from the engine to various components, such as generators, pumps, and auxiliary systems. Epicyclic gears are preferred for their compactness, high torque capacity, and ability to achieve multiple gear ratios.

4. Power Tools:

Epicyclic gears are widely employed in power tools such as drills, impact drivers, and wrenches. They provide the necessary torque multiplication and speed reduction to deliver high power output. Epicyclic gears enable power tools to efficiently transfer and control rotational motion, enhancing their performance and usability.

5. Industrial Machinery:

Epicyclic gears are used in various industrial machinery and equipment. They find applications in conveyors, printing machines, textile machinery, packaging equipment, and more. Epicyclic gears enable speed control, torque multiplication, and directional changes, facilitating the efficient operation of industrial processes.

6. Renewable Energy:

Epicyclic gears are utilized in wind turbines and solar tracking systems. They help optimize the rotational speed of wind turbine blades and enable solar panels to track the movement of the sun. Epicyclic gears contribute to efficient power generation in renewable energy systems.

7. Medical Devices:

Epicyclic gears have applications in medical devices and equipment such as surgical robots, imaging systems, and prosthetic devices. They enable precise and controlled movements, ensuring accurate diagnostics, surgical procedures, and rehabilitation.

These are just a few examples of the diverse applications of epicyclic gears. Their ability to provide multiple gear ratios, compactness, high torque capacity, and versatility make them indispensable in a wide range of industries where efficient power transmission and motion control are essential.

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What are the advantages of using epicyclic gears in automotive transmissions?

Epicyclic gears, also known as planetary gears, offer several advantages when used in automotive transmissions. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Compact Design:

Epicyclic gears provide a compact design, allowing automotive transmissions to be more space-efficient compared to other gear arrangements. This is particularly beneficial in modern vehicles where available space is limited. The compactness of epicyclic gears enables manufacturers to design smaller and lighter transmissions, resulting in overall weight reduction and improved vehicle fuel efficiency.

2. Gear Ratio Flexibility:

Epicyclic gears offer a wide range of gear ratios through the combination of the sun gear, planet gears, and ring gear. This flexibility allows automotive transmissions to provide multiple gear ratios, enabling smooth gear shifting and optimal engine performance across various driving conditions. Epicyclic gear systems can incorporate different gear sets and stages to achieve specific gear ratios, enhancing the vehicle’s acceleration, towing capabilities, and fuel economy.

3. Efficient Power Transmission:

The design of epicyclic gears facilitates efficient power transmission. The multiple planet gears distribute torque evenly across the gear system, minimizing power losses and improving overall transmission efficiency. This efficiency is particularly important in automotive transmissions, where efficient power transfer is vital for the vehicle’s performance and fuel economy.

4. Torque Multiplication and Gear Reduction:

Epicyclic gears can be configured to provide torque multiplication or gear reduction, depending on the arrangement of the gears. This capability is utilized in automotive transmissions to increase torque output during low-speed or high-load conditions, such as when starting from a standstill or climbing steep hills. Torque multiplication improves the vehicle’s drivability and towing capacity, enhancing its overall performance.

5. Smooth and Seamless Gear Shifts:

Epicyclic gears contribute to smooth and seamless gear shifts in automotive transmissions. The design allows for overlapping engagement of gears during gear shifting, minimizing the interruption of power delivery and providing a smoother transition between gears. This results in improved driving comfort and reduced wear on transmission components.

6. Durability and Reliability:

Epicyclic gears are known for their durability and reliability, making them well-suited for automotive applications. The design distributes load and wear among multiple planet gears, reducing stress on individual gear teeth and prolonging the lifespan of the transmission. Additionally, the compact and enclosed nature of the gear system provides protection against contaminants and external elements, further enhancing its reliability.

These advantages make epicyclic gears a popular choice in automotive transmissions, as they contribute to improved vehicle performance, fuel efficiency, and overall driving experience.

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Can you explain the function of an epicyclic gear system in a helicopter’s rotor?

An epicyclic gear system, also known as a planetary gear system, plays a crucial function in a helicopter’s rotor. Here’s a detailed explanation:

1. Power Transmission:

The primary function of the epicyclic gear system in a helicopter’s rotor is to transmit power from the engine to the rotor blades. The system acts as a mechanical interface between the engine and the rotor, transferring torque and rotational motion effectively.

2. Gear Reduction:

The epicyclic gear system allows for gear reduction, which is essential in a helicopter rotor system. The high-speed rotation of the engine is converted into a lower rotational speed but increased torque at the rotor. This gear reduction enables the rotor blades to achieve the necessary lift and control, even with the high rotational speed of the engine.

3. Speed Control:

The epicyclic gear system provides speed control capabilities for the helicopter’s rotor. By adjusting the gear ratios within the system, the rotational speed of the rotor blades can be controlled. This speed control is vital for various flight maneuvers, such as takeoff, landing, hovering, and forward flight.

4. Torque Distribution:

An important function of the epicyclic gear system is to distribute torque evenly among the rotor blades. The system ensures that the torque generated by the engine is evenly distributed across all the blades, resulting in balanced lift and stable flight characteristics.

5. Autorotation:

The epicyclic gear system also enables autorotation, which is a critical safety feature in helicopters. During an engine failure, the system allows the rotor blades to continue rotating solely due to the upward airflow. This autorotation provides a controlled descent and allows the pilot to maintain some level of control over the helicopter’s flight path during an emergency.

6. Feathering:

Feathering refers to the ability to adjust the pitch angle of the rotor blades collectively. The epicyclic gear system incorporates mechanisms that enable feathering, allowing the pilot to change the pitch angle of all the blades simultaneously. This adjustment is used to optimize the helicopter’s performance in different flight conditions, such as reducing drag or increasing lift.

7. Mechanical Isolation:

The epicyclic gear system provides mechanical isolation between the engine and the rotor blades. This isolation helps dampen vibrations and reduces the transmission of engine-induced vibrations to the rotor system. It contributes to smoother operation, improved comfort, and reduced stress on the overall helicopter structure.

In summary, the function of an epicyclic gear system in a helicopter’s rotor includes power transmission, gear reduction, speed control, torque distribution, autorotation capability, feathering control, and mechanical isolation. These functions are critical for achieving efficient and safe helicopter operations, enabling lift generation, flight control, and maneuverability.

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What is an epicyclic gear and how does it function?

An epicyclic gear, also known as a planetary gear, is a gear system that consists of one or more outer gears, an inner gear, and a central gear, known as a sun gear. Here’s a detailed explanation of how it functions:

1. Gear Arrangement:

In an epicyclic gear system, the sun gear is located at the center and is surrounded by multiple outer gears, also called planet gears. The planet gears are typically mounted on a carrier, which allows them to rotate around the central sun gear.

2. Gear Engagement:

The teeth of the planet gears mesh with both the sun gear and an outer ring gear, also known as the annular gear. The annular gear has internal teeth that engage with the planet gears and external teeth that provide the outer boundary of the gear system.

3. Input and Output:

The input and output connections can be achieved in different ways depending on the design. Typically, the sun gear serves as the input shaft, while the carrier or the annular gear acts as the output shaft. The rotation of the input shaft (sun gear) causes the planet gears to orbit around it and rotate, resulting in the output shaft’s motion.

4. Gear Ratios:

An essential feature of epicyclic gears is their ability to provide different gear ratios by changing the arrangement of the gears. By holding one component stationary, such as fixing the annular gear or the carrier, and driving another component, the gear system can achieve various speed and torque combinations.

5. Gear Functions:

Epicyclic gears have several useful functions in mechanical systems, including:

  • Speed reduction: By fixing the sun gear and rotating the carrier or the annular gear, the output speed can be reduced compared to the input speed.
  • Speed increase: By fixing the carrier or the annular gear and rotating the sun gear, the output speed can be increased compared to the input speed.
  • Directional changes: Changing the gear engagement arrangement allows reversing the direction of rotation between the input and output shafts.
  • Torque multiplication: By utilizing the gear ratios, an epicyclic gear system can multiply or divide the torque between the input and output shafts, providing mechanical advantage.
  • Braking: By holding specific components, such as the sun gear or the carrier, the gear system can act as a brake, preventing rotation or controlling the speed of the output shaft.

Epicyclic gears find applications in various mechanical systems, including automotive transmissions, gearboxes, power tools, and robotics, due to their compact size, versatility, and ability to achieve multiple gear ratios within a single gear system.

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