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reduction gear

[ri′dək·shən ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
A gear train which lowers the output speed.
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for three shipsets of Main Reduction Gears (MRGs) for the US Navys Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers.
As the first truck manufacturer in North America to offer low reduction gear ratios in a proprietary automated manual transmission, the mDRIVE HD 13-speed and mDRIVE HD 14-speed meet the needs of an even wider range of customer applications with the power and performance that only a fully integrated powertrain can offer.
Department of Defense recently named Philadelphia Gear Corporation as supplier of the main reduction gears in the construction of three new Arleigh Burke Class (DDG 113,114, and 115) Guided Missile Destroyers.
Tenders are invited for Repair Preventive Maintenance Of Pumps, Motors Starters, Reduction Gears, Lt Electric Panels And Connected Accessories Of Water Supply Installations Under Ge Brichgunj, Port Blair
Scana has been awarded a contract from engine maker Man Diesel, part of German truck manufacturer MAN SE (ETR: MAN), regarding the delivery of four reduction gears for two 8,000 cu m trailing suction hopper (TSH) dredgers.
A DC motor coupled to reduction gears opens and closes the throttle and compensates for changes in engine load arising from engagement of the air conditioning compressor, alternator, power steering pump, etc.
The new model is air cooled with three blowers and has deep-finned cast aluminum heaters and an Ac vector dirve with double reduction gears, just like Kuhen's larger models.
Higher capacity engine-mounted reduction gears and speed increasers have also been introduced.
GE's principal designs in recent years have been the main reduction gears for the Navy's Arleigh Burke Class DDG destroyer as well as prototypes for the LCS class of ships.
The US Navy has awarded a contract to Philadelphia Gear Corp for production of main reduction gears for DDG 51 Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers.
The order covers propellers, reduction gears and remote control systems for two anchor handling vessels (AHTS) to be built for Aker DOF Supply AS at the Aker Yard in Vietnam.
The award covers materials including main propulsion engines, generators, water jets, main reduction gears and other long-lead time items.