Buying Gear Drives? Try Gear ExpoBy Alex Cannella, Associate Editor
Gear Expo is right around the corner, and that means that pretty soon all things gearing will be squarely in the spotlight. Custom gear manufacturing services, design software, gearboxes and more — you'll be able to learn everything you need to know about who and what's going to be at the show in our upcoming September issue, but until then, here's a brief sneak peak of one specific corner of the show: gear drives.
Plastic Gears Take On Heavier Loads Under Harsher ConditionsNylon gears, acetal (also known by the brand name Delrin) gears, and UHMW gear racks were originally introduced to the market to fill niche applications; however, this is no longer the case as plastic gears have quickly become a disruptor technology. While most gears were traditionally made from various metals, plastic gear technology is pushing the previous limits of load-bearing, torque handling, and gear drive capabilities.
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High Performance Servo Worm Features ISO 9409-1 Robot Flange with Large Hollow Bore
The Dynabox delivers backlash tolerances as low as 1 arc min, single stage ratios up to 100:1, efficiencies up to 96%, and acceleration input speeds of 6000 RPM. Outputs are available in reducer sizes from 45 through 110 and feature large hollow bore diameters up to 85 mm. Oversized taper roller bearings deliver maximum tilting torques up to 3900 Nm and tilting rigidity up to 3050 arc mins.
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