Monthly Archives:: July 2016

Tips For Gearbox Inspections

Published By: Shannon

Performing regular inspections will help lengthen the life of your gearbox and prevent any structural malfunctions. Proper gearbox maintenance and repair saves energy, money, and potential injury or damage to other machinery and employees. The following are a few techniques for inspecting a gearbox for needed repairs, including inspections of shaft seals, inspection ports, and gear teeth.

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Types Of Gearboxes

Published By: Shannon

Considering the rich variety of gearbox designs available, it is not surprising that it can be difficult to know when repair or renewal services are needed. Several key components affect how a gearbox performs its job. These factors include speed, noise, gear ratio/backlash, pressure, torque, shaft orientation, operating cycles, installation options, and maintenance concerns. It is important to understand how the many types of gearboxes work in order to understand when your own equipment may need repairs. Below are a few of the most readily accessible gearbox types along with their functions.

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