ring gear


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ring gear

[′riŋ ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
The ring-shaped gear in an automobile differential that is driven by the propeller shaft pinion and transmits power through the differential to the line axle.
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After presetting the pinion, the HV starter rotates the crankshaft at low speed via the ring gear to the optimum position for the next restart.
The many years diagnostics practice indicated that some cycloidal speed reducer elements (cycloidal discs, ring gear pins/rollers, the crankshafts with main two bearings) are sufficiently reliable in comparison with the technical condition of crankshafts eccentric bearings.
Flanges on laser-welded differential cases can be smaller, and the higher-quality welds and reduced heat stresses can contribute to lower ring gear deformation, meaning quieter operation.
It has four basic components: ring gear, sun gear, planet gears, and a carrier that, connects the planet gears.
The lobed cam drives most of the interlinked teeth into the ring gear at once.
The shop has a horizontal hobber and a Hofler rapid gear grinder, which can handle ring gear up to 236 in.
Other features include a durable rotator with sealed ring gear to eliminate contaminants and debris, unitized construction for structural integrity, lube-free pivot bushings and an integral ad protector to prevent wear.
Yes, I will once again be returning as the Pop Sensation Jayson Mayson donning the Spandex ring gear one last time - you know because I clearly suit it so much.
This endorsement qualifies these products for use as ring gear and pinion lubricants in the mining equipment manufactured by Outotec, a global leader in minerals and metals processing technologies.
Since power is distributed over three two-stage planet gears without need for a ring gear, the overall gearbox size is quite compact.
An additional safety feature standard on all Raptor models is the counterclockwise rotation crushing action that protects the machine if adjustment ring movement is excessive or if the ring gear brake fails.
We had a major concern with the differential carrier that the ring gear bolts onto.