planet gear


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Noun1.Planet gear - an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic trainplanet gear - an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train
epicyclic gear train, epicyclic train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
cogwheel, gear, gear wheel, geared wheel - a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
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Tenders are invited for Supply order of tata jd 315 v excavator loader 11q 31735, Joint Cross Qty-03, Planet gear Qty-03.
A preliminary report by the inquiry team found the most likely cause of the April 29 tragedy near Bergen was a fatigue fracture in a second stage planet gear.
Recent metallurgical findings have revealed features strongly consistent with fatigue in the outer race of a second stage planet gear in the epicyclic module of the (main gear box)," the Accident Investigation Board Norway said in a report published on its website on Wednesday.
Many reports have cited the problem of planet gear displacement occurring in two-axis driving.
m12] of planet gear and sun gear, equally for planet gear and gear ring, and its harmonics markedly.
The designs: Design A | is inspired by the Industrial Revolution invention of the sun and planet gear system invented by William Murdoch for Boulton & Watt.
However, each planet gear is actually a compound design which meshes with two sun pinion shafts: one input shaft and one output shaft.
The root of the failure was a magnetic particle found on the chip detector of the part of the main rotor gearbox known as the second stage planet gear.
Band drive is affected by a play-free planet gear and belt system.
Figure 3 shows one of the examined Response Surfaces for the safety factor, in respect to the planet gear diameter and the output torque.
Thus, they differ from an ordinary parallel shaft gear trains by having a moving axis or axes: sun pinion gear, planet gear, planet carrier, internal toothed ring gear--annulus, Fig.