reduction gear


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reduction gear

[ri′dək·shən ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
A gear train which lowers the output speed.
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The simulation model also enables comparison of the total effciencies of the drivelines under study, which in this work are a single reduction gear, a five-step gearbox and an IVT.
Highway customers with challenging loads will appreciate the extra flexibility provided by the low reduction gear ratios.
Bevel gears 7 and satellite pinions 8 don't take part at reduction gear ratio; they are a sum mum device which provides algebraically difference of gears 6 and 5 (see equations 1 and 2).
Standard features include bimetallic-lined barrels, cast aluminum heat/cool jackets, high-capacity blowers, double reduction gear boxes with incorporated taper roller thrust bearings, cast-iron feed throats with incorporated water jacket, quick-adjust motor belt tightening features, and Colmonoy-hardened plastification screws.
Driven off the reduction gear are new Hamilton HM 721 jet drives.
Today it is producing reduction gear sets for the larger range of Ford 4X4 trucks.
The drive isn't gearless but uses a single reduction gear and is mounted at a 90[degrees] angle beneath the screw shaft.
The company has introduced a high-speed reduction gear for turbine and other industrial applications.