geartrain


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Noun1.geartrain - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changedgeartrain - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
epicyclic gear train, epicyclic train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
reduction gear - gearing that reduces an input speed to a slower output speed
wheelwork - mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)
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It's down to use of a special geartrain for the electric motor that reduces weight and cuts friction in return for restricted flat-out pace - a reasonable trade off in our book.
The cordless driver delivers up to 400 in-lbs of torque with its all metal geartrain and two-speed gear box making it ideal for larger projects or those that require drilling into almost any material.