harmonic drive


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harmonic drive

[här′män·ik ′drīv]
(mechanical engineering)
A drive system that uses inner and outer gear bands to provide smooth motion.
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TouchSense will enable computer mice to simulate the sense of touch by using Immersion's new Inertial Harmonic Drive hardware design and Immersion Desktop software.
CSD Series harmonic drive gearing from HD Systems delivers 1 arc-min positional accuracy in a compact package.
This performance is achieved in a compact design using a patented "S" tooth harmonic drive gear coupled to a brushless DC pancake motor with integral electronic commutation and a high resolution encoder.
To produce tactile communication with the user, iFeel mice use TouchSense(TM) technology and software licensed from Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), coupled with Logitech's proprietary hardware and electronics, and Immersion's high-fidelity Inertial Harmonic Drive engine.
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.
Featuring an extremely compact design, HD Systems offers their product line of miniature brushless harmonic drive actuators.
Products based on Immersion's Inertial Harmonic Drive technology are expected to be available from Immersion licensees by year-end.
COMSAT RSI's 240 KVO Satellite Newsgathering Antenna is the most compact and lightweight unit available anywhere, due in part to the use of harmonic drive gearing, which requires less space and less bulky support structures than conventional gearing.
CSD Series harmonic drive gearing from HD Systems delivers 1 arc-min positional accuracy in a compact package The axial length of the CSD Series has bean reduced by 60% versus the CSF series.
This performance is achieved in a compact design using a patented "S" tooth harmonic drive gear coupled to a DO brushless pancake motor with integral electronic commutation and a high resolution encoder.
The CSF-2UH series high torque gearheads use HO Systems' patented "5" tooth that delivers more than twice the torque, twice the life, and twice the torsional stiffness when compared to conventional Harmonic Drive Gearing.
CSD Series harmonic drive gearing from HD Systems delivers 1 arc-mm positional accuracy in a compact package.