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gear train

[′gir ‚trān]
(mechanical engineering)
A combination of two or more gears used to transmit motion between two rotating shafts or between a shaft and a slide.
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Gear trains are deliberated to be the investigation object of many research works.
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Benefiting from the advice of Jaguar engineers, they learned how to design gear trains and about modifying and testing turbines to achieve maximum speeds.
Therefore, Allied's engineering staff is especially focused on precision movement - gears, gear trains, rotary motion assemblies; and with a broad-based knowledge, experience, and understanding of what it takes to build a high precision motion device.
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the gear trains will be replaced with chain transmissions: one on the back which doubles the speed, and one on the front which ensures a proper angle for the universal joints used at the rotating head (Dumitru, 2008);
Gear trains, including mast machinery, are engineered for strength and durability.
When using typical electric motor gear trains, designs often need to sacrifice speed for torque or vice versa.
The motors can be ordered with an internal Hall sensor wire harness assembly or full-on board drive electronics, The motors are combined with heavy duty, permanently lubricated, maintenance-free gear trains for optimum size and performance.
At the University of Wisconsin's Center for Applied Microelectronics, Henry Guckel and his colleagues have produced miniature gear trains, belt and pulley systems, hose clamps, shafts, and other miniature components for use in future microrobots.