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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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- Response to demand for high-speed, high-precision transmission systems and reduction gears amid shift to electric vehicles and brisk robot development
and sister company of Nidec Subic Philippine Corp., will build reduction gears considered vital in controlling the speed and traction of electronic equipment.
It is planning to manufacture reduction gears which are necessary to control speed and traction of electronic equipment.
The new low reduction gears not only improve performance in off-road, heavy haul and construction applications, they enable as well the use of a faster rear axle ratio to improve on-road fuel economy while maintaining startability.
The contract has been awarded to provide engineering and supply Philadelphia Gear(R) main reduction gears (MRGs) for the Navy's next generation of Arleigh Burke DDG 51 class ships.
Bearing company The Timken Company (NYSE:TKR) reported on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to provide engineering and supply Philadelphia Gear main reduction gears (MRGs) for the US Department of Defense Navy next generation of Arleigh Burke DDG 51 class ships.
The Michele Foss includes a Caterpillar C280-8 main engine, which complies with the highest federal environmental standards; a Nautican propulsion system; and Reintjes reduction gears. Markey Machinery supplied the tow winch.
Although electric, with its reduction gears it does not grind so fast that the flour gets hot and ruined in the process of grinding.
The first delivery, which will take place in 2010, consists of four reduction gears for two oil recovery vessels, to be built at Guangzhou Huangpu Shipyard, and the customer is China National Offshore Oil Cooperation (CNOOC).
The Revolution power train integrates a 35-kilowatt (47 horsepower) ambient-pressure fuel cell, 35-kilowatt nickel metal hydride buffer batteries, and four electric motors connected to the wheels with single-stage reduction gears. The batteries store energy captured through regenerative braking, meaning that when you apply the brakes, a generator does the braking, recharging the batteries.
The company notes that its smaller-tonnage IntElect machines incorporate synchronous, high-torque, water-cooled direct-drives; they do not rely on reduction gears and mechanical transmission components.