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gearhead

With regard to computers, a gearhead is a high-tech enthusiast. The term has been widely used as a synonym for "motorhead," a car/racing enthusiast. See high-tech people.
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Al Patragnoni, project engineer at Langston, said problems with the previous gearheads began as Langston was building prototypes of its 50-in.
A NEXT generation of innovative brushed DC motors, planetary gearheads and encoders, maxon's DCX line of products are 20% more powerful than other motors in its same size class, maxon has taken its best brushed drives and made them even better.
Its product lineup is mainly composed of high-precision planetary gearheads, general purpose motors, speed controlled motors, speed controllers, brake motors, torque motors, speed reducers, linear actuators, and precision gear motors.
Gearheads are busy working out the bugs in software that converts text into speech and soon it will be possible, say, to have your computer read you your emails.
The University of Oregon Marching Band (in background) and an entourage of vintage autos courtesy of Gearheads Northwest-Eugene kicked off the evening with a short parade down the newly opened street.
The front face options provide easy drop-in replacement for competitive gearheads, parallel-shaft spur gearheads and other similar reducers.
Complementing the motors are gearheads with ratios from 4.
Alpha Gearheads Ltd of The Big House, 1 Moorland Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, tel:0870 844 0120, the manufacturers of low back-lash planetary gearheads are currently introducing their Ternary fully integrated programmable positioning/drivel motor/linear or rotary actuator.
In addition, Aeroflex has been awarded a contract for a series of gearheads for the MSL Low and Medium Torque Actuators.
com to present gearheads with the opportunity to vote for and build a dream car, which will be given away to one lucky winner at the end of the restoration process.
You can combine, according to your requirements, motors with 10 different product classes with planetary, standard or special gearheads, feedback devices, brakes and control electronics.
The CSF-2UH series high torque gearheads use HD Systems' patented "S" tooth that delivers more than twice the torque, twice the life, and twice the torsional stiffness when compared to conventional Harmonic Drive Gearing.