reduction gear

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Noun1.reduction gear - gearing that reduces an input speed to a slower output speed
gearing, geartrain, power train, gear, train - 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"
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Available in direct or overdrive configurations, the new mDRIVE HD 13-speed offers a low reduction gear ratio designed for easier starting on steep grades or when the truck is under heavy load.
The reduction gear that is nearly four feet in diameter, will be shipped to Philadelphia Gear's plant in Los Angeles for installation into a reduction box once teeth are cut into it, Philadelphia Gear President Carl.
planetary gearboxes make high reduction gear ratio at average power.
Other new features include two-sided blades for all the cutters and the scraper; a more durable small rotating blade; dust wiper and air-purge function to protect the bearing; and anti-vibration torque arm that extends the life of the bearing and reduction gear by 50%.
The motor's maximum speed of 1780 rpm is reduced by a Hansen P4 23:1 reduction gear that turns one of two 8 in.
The resolution is governed by the reduction gear ratio and rotary-encoder line count.
The cranes offer soundproof cabs with heaters and hydraulic lifts; cab rotation with axial piston motors and planetary reduction gear; and a driver's seat with adjustable suspension, integrated joysticks and lights and gauges for crucial readings.
six-head moulder from Akhurst Machinery features a full cardan shaft drive to feedworks, with an individual worm reduction gear box to each feed roll station and a 5-hp variable speed drive which feeds 20 to 82 fpm.
Foster remembers being part of a gang that had to remove and ship a 12,000-pound engine reduction gear from a ship's engine room.
It drives through a 4.4:1 planetary reduction gear.
For the very low range of rotational speeds, a prohibitively costly reduction gear can be replaced by a required number of standard geared motors acting on the large diameter gear-wheel, as shown in figure 6.
It features off-road reduction gear and an electronic traction system to enhance its off-roading capabilities.