Monthly Archives: October 2004

motion-system-design-about-planetary-gears-1Planetary Gears: Saving Space

Planetary gears pack a lot of torque in a small package, making them a natural for today’s rotary machine axes. Planetary gears debuted in the early 1970′s in automatic transmissions used in tracked and wheeled off-road vehicles. Planetary/parallel-shaft arrangements appeared … Continue reading

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