planet gear


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Synonyms for planet gear

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

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We observed that the meshing frequency under three- axis driving occurred at two kinds of frequency harmonics, caused by the meshing relationship between ring and planet gear and between planet and sun gear.
2] is the absolute rotational frequency of planet gear and can be obtained by the fixed planet carrier method as
The steel pins gave the planet gears a smooth bearing surface to rotate about and the steel plates were supposed to keep everything aligned.
The planet gear pin has now made one revolution in a clockwise direction as required, but the fixed gear has also been rotated the same amount.
To enable their assembly, the input and output sides of the planet gears are cut as separate elements.
When this fixed sun gear revolves, it turns the planet gears to create motion and/or power.
The output shaft comes off the planet gear carrier, or spider.
The planet gear movement is transmitted to the output shaft.
The GPX 22LN has special plastic planet gears in the input stage that reduce operating noise, which mainly occurs in the input stage, by about 5 dBA.
This is a torque converter unit with three planet gears, two clutches and three brakes, making it smaller, more compact and lighter than others.
The company attributes its revenue growth to rising orders for continuous variable transmission (CVT) planet gears from the customer Punch.
After leaving Kango Hammers, he went to Planet Gears until his retirement in 1995.
That gear meshes with three planet gears which in turn drive a second sun gear attached to the pinion shaft.
Precision honing of the sun and planet gears produces high efficiency with a backlash of less than 8 arc minutes and exact ratios of 3:1 to 64:1.