reduction gear


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reduction gear

[ri′dək·shən ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
A gear train which lowers the output speed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"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).
The pumps drive a Bosch Rexroth hydraulic motor mated with an air-cooled Kissling 50:1 reduction gear that drives the second bull wheel.
The drive integrates the pumps with a single reduction gear reducer, a four-pole, TEFC, inverter-rated 1/2 HP electric induction motor and a "vector" type, variable frequency drive in a NEMA 4 enclosure.
During low rpm operation, yon may notice a continual drip from the #10 seal area of the reduction gear box (RGB) without blue exhaust smoke or a measurable oil loss.
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.
The vessel was also repowered with Detroit Diesel MTU 12V4000 diesels rated 2330 hp at 2100 rpm driving ZF BWX 755 reduction gears. 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 model is equipped with a 1.5-litre engine, coupled with a Toyota hybrid system with reduction gear and a selectable electric-vehicle mode, which enables driving with the electric motor only.
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.