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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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When combined together with maxon encoders and planetary gearheads, you form a high-precision, robust drive system ideal for any application from aerospace to medical to robotics.
The winning product is a completely new type of gearhead featuring Industry 4.
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.
He said that Green Gearheads will custom-build equipment and will patent technologies and processes for indoor recycling.
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.
Planetary gearheads feature 300 series stainless steel external housings for maximum corrosion resistance, and are IP67 rated to provide reliable operation and long life in environments exposed to caustic cleaning chemicals and high pressure washdown.
The Micron AquaTRUE Planetary Gearheads feature 300 series stainless steel external housings for maximum corrosion resistance, and are IP67 protected to provide reliable operation and long life in environments subject to caustic cleaning chemicals and high pressure washdown.
Stealth inline gearheads (PS) and right angle (RS) gearheads will be offered in gear ratios from 3 to 10 times reduction.
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.
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.
Designed with seamless compatibility in mind, they can be ordered with companion gearheads in diameters of 8 to 10mm, and with ratios ranging from 4:1 to 4,096:1.