epicyclic gear

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Synonyms for epicyclic gear

an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train

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The power distribution gear unit is ideally suited for applications outside the range of technical feasibility of parallel shaft and epicyclic gear units.
By combining the load distribution principle of epicyclic gears with the simplified design of a parallel shaft gear, operating efficiencies of 99 per cent are possible.
Planetary gear trains, also referred as epicyclic gear trains, are those in which one or more gears orbit about the central axis of the train.
Epicyclic gear units can operate at up to 1% higher efficiency than a parallel shaft gear unit, and are inherently quieter than parallel shaft gear units, with lower noise and vibration [6].
Contract Awarded for Supply of Epicyclic Gear With Disc ASSY
manufacturer to supply space-saving generator-mounted epicyclic gears.