The new Harmonic Drive® Quick Connect Gearhead website features the following:
- Product Selector Tool
- Motor Matching Tool
- Gearhead Selector
- Material Data Safety Sheets
Harmonic Planetary gears have simultaneous meshing between the sun gear and planet gears and between the planet gears and the internal gear. The sun gear is connected to the motor and a carrier, supporting the planet gears, is connected to the output. Single stage planetary gears can achieve reduction ratios up to 10:1. Ratios above 10:1 utilize a two stage design where the carrier of the first stage drives the sun gear of the second planetary stage.
Harmonic Drive® gearing utilizes a unique operating principle which is based upon the elastic mechanics of metals. The greatest benefits are the zero-backlash characteristics and the weight and space savings compared to other gears because our gear mechanism consists of only three basic parts. They are the: Wave Generator, Flexspline and Circular Spline.
See a video demonstrating how the Harmonic Drive HPGP Harmonic Planetary gears work Watch Video.
For more information, please contact:
Toll Free Phone: 877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax: 877-737-8699
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