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gear·head

 (gîr′hĕd′)
n. Slang
One who is knowledgeable or enthusiastic about the equipment and functioning of mechanical devices, especially automobiles.

gearhead

(ˈɡɪəˌhɛd)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a mechanical device which increases the torque of a gear mechanism
2. informal a technology enthusiast
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maxon offers a sterilizable ENX EASY encoder, providing its customers a complete system with BLDC motor, gearhead, and sensor that withstands more than 1000 autoclave cycles.
Gearhead Archery is a relatively new face in the archery neighborhood, but the company has wasted no time making its presence known.
Ted Herget '5 enthusiasm for running inspired Gearhead Outfitters' 90-day online running program, Project 90, which will begin its fourth term this summer.
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New synthetic lubricant allows the FX gearhead to operate at a wider temperature range while, at the same time, improve overall gearhead performance.
The company's latest planetary gearhead is characterized by its high-performance materials, gears finished with high-precision grinders, high-end lubricant oil Nyogel 792D and protective design rated at 65 on the Ingress Protection (IP) scale.
Company introduces its new WX gearhead in conjunction with a 3-wire-reversible 34R frame AC induction motor.
MAXON Motor has introduced a coaxial-drive gearhead that contains what it says is a new style of gearing that produces exceptionally low levels of noise.
The gearhead is a low noise all machined steel available in rations up to approximately 10,000:1.
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The new CSF-GH Series "Quick Connect" gearhead features high performance harmonic drive gearing, It is designed to easily mount to any serve motor with an adapter flange and clamp style shaft.