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Planetary Gearhead

Maxon Precision Motor Planetary Gearhead
 

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.

Usage

Industry usage includes:

  • Robotics
  • Spaceflight applications
  • semiconductor manufacturing equipment
  • Factory automation equipment
  • Medical diagnostics
  • Surgical robotics
 
 

 


Some of our Planetary Gearhead Sponsors include...


DINGS

DINGS' is a manufacturer of stepper motor driven linear actuators and has production facilities in Changzhou, China and Morgan Hill, California, USA

Electromate Inc.

Distributor of AC & DC Servo and Stepper Motors, Drives, Controls, Positioning Systems & Robots, extensive product selection and JIT inventory

Harmonic Drive LLC

Harmonic Drive products maximize output torque and minimize size and weight, our harmonic gears and planetary gears offer cutting edge advantage.

Maxon Precision Motors

maxon motor is the worldwide leading provider of high-precision drive systems. For 50 years, we have focused on customer-specific solutions & quality.

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