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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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You can combine, according to your requirements, motors with 10 different product classes with planetary, standard or special gearheads, feedback devices, brakes and control electronics.
Constructed with a two-piece design, the new GHC and GHP series of single, double and triple stage NEMA gearheads provide up to a 30 horsepower capacity.
As a result, the Galaxie's force-transmitting surface contact is more than six times greater than that of conventional gearheads.
The gearheads are designed with scaled gear stages.
You can combine, according to your requirements, motors with 1 0 different product classes with planetary, standard or special gearheads, feedback devices, brakes and control electronics.
Brenner's new business is called Green Gearheads, a company that will handle industrial paper recycling and will eventually purchase nonferrous metals such as copper, brass and aluminum from individuals.
maxon motor has added two new gearheads to the already successful GP 32 program.
one of Taiwan's leading manufacturers of planetary gearheads and motors, is boosting production capacity, adding R&D brainpower, and furnishing itself with advanced manufacturing equipment and know-how in a bid to become a leading supplier in Asia Pacific markets.
Micron AquaTRUE planetary gearheads are 100 percent stainless steel and specifically designed to satisfy the performance
India, March 24 -- Thomson Industries has introduced Micron AquaTRUE planetary gearheads, specifically designed to satisfy the demanding performance requirements of food, beverage and pharmaceutical handling, packaging and dispensing applications.
Maxon Precision Motors announced its GP 22 S and GP 32 S gearheads that are adjusted for spindles, withstand high loads and assemble easily due to a special spindle intake.
Such was the scene Saturday at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area for the 15th annual Blessing of the Cars, organized by car aficionados as an intersection of the sacred and the sinners, God's men and gearheads.