Speed Reducer & Gearbox
A speed reducer is a type of gearbox that enables a machine to run at a lower speed. This type of gearbox has two main purposes: to reduce noise and increase fuel efficiency. However, the two purposes are not the same, so the proper gearbox for your needs should be chosen. The following are several types of speed reducer gearboxes we offer.
Optimize speed and performance while extending equipment life with WLY’s speed reducer gearboxes. When the equipment is running, the motor transmits power to the input shaft of the reducer. The gearbox reducer converts the power to a lower output speed while transmitting it through the shaft to the connected load. Choose from bevel, c-face, direct drive, indirect drive, planetary, right angle models, etc.
High-Speed Reduction Gearbox
Generally speaking, the reduction gearbox is a torque multiplier. It is commonly used in applications that want to reduce the output speed of a motor. The reduction gearbox can be made of different types. These include helical gearboxes, right-angle gearboxes, and shaft-mounted gear reducers.
A reduction gearbox is made up of an input shaft, an output shaft, and several ports. It may also be made of a single-gear assembly. These gears have a pinion driven by an incoming shaft. It is then converted into torque and transferred to a driven device through the output shaft.
The speed of the reducer is determined by the number of teeth in the gears and the pinion’s ratio. The larger the gear, the more teeth, and the smaller the gear, the fewer teeth. This is because the rotational force of a larger gear is proportional to the number of revolutions per minute.
The power losses in a reducer gear box can be minimized by using lubricants. These lubricants should be made of a low coefficient of friction. They should also have a good heat dissipation capacity. Lubricants should be used on all parts of the reducing gearbox.
Types of Speed Reduction Gearbox for Sale
If you’re looking for reduction gearboxes for sale, you’ve come to the right place. Here you can find excellent units, which are brand new and includes all of the original tags and packaging.
Gear speed reduction gearboxes come in many different forms. A parallel shaft reducer uses a pinion gear with a specified number of teeth. A right-angle reducer, on the other hand, uses a planetary worm gear. All types of gear reduce the amount of power that’s transmitted by the electric motor. And they all have very specific purposes, like making electric cars more efficient.
Reduction drive gearboxes have many benefits. They reduce the speed of the motor, which allows the receiving member to move under the new torque.
As a professional gearbox manufacturer in China, we offer various types of gear reducers for sale. Check more in the following and contact us if you are interested!
How Does Speed Reducer Work?
A speed reducer is a mechanical device that duplicates the torque produced by a power source. It multiplies the torque from the power source and transfers it through a kinematic chain to a driven load.
The input speed is reduced through the input gear, and the output speed is increased through the output gear. The output gear is designed with more teeth than the input gear. This increases the efficiency of the gear train and increases the torque. It is possible to use speed reducers with less expensive gears.
How to Choose a Speed Reducer?
There are many factors that need to be considered when choosing a high speed gearbox reducer. These factors include the location of the gear train and its surface treatments. The position of the rolling bearings can also affect energy efficiency.
Another important factor is torsional rigidity. Torsional rigidity refers to the resistance of a reducer to twist under load. Torsional rigidity is essential for maintaining precise motion during acceleration and deceleration.
Another factor that needs to be considered is the amount of vibration the gear train can withstand. This may be related to relative humidity or the number of operation cycles.
It is also essential to consider the frequency measurement equipment used to test the gear motors. Gear motors should be tested to ensure quality. Choosing a gear motor supplier that has testing laboratories and technologies is a good idea. It also helps to find a supplier that can offer a one-stop service.
Gear Reducer Maintenance
Gear reducers also need to maintain a regular maintenance schedule to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency. Gear reducer maintenance is essential. Failures, errors and poor performance can be minimized or avoided through routine evaluation.
- Lubrication Materials
Every gear reducer manufacturer needs to use the correct lubricating material. The lubricant must have the correct properties to improve performance. Initially, during break-in, the lubricant may need to be filtered to remove contaminants. The quality of the lubricant and its level should be checked periodically.
- Gearbox contamination
The only thing allowed in a gear reducer is the lubricant. Dust and water can enter through defective seals and cause serious damage to the gears.
- Storage of gear reducers
Gearmotors are stored in clean, dry and climate-controlled conditions with all their covers, vents and drains closed and sealed. Even if the gear reducer is not in operation, its lubrication cycle must be maintained. During this process, it should be rotated to ensure even distribution of lubricant.
- Gear Reducer Vibration or Noise
The first indication of a problem with a gear reducer is noise. This can be assessed by running at no load. Essentially, noise and vibration indicate that the gear reducer needs to be overhauled or replaced.
- Gear Reducer Overheating
Overheating indicates that the gear reducer is not being adequately lubricated. Regularly checking the surface temperature of the gear reducer can prevent the hazards of overheating. Overheating may be caused by friction between gears due to lack of lubricant.
Proper maintenance of the gear reducer will ensure years of continuous operation.