Is your planetary gearhead the right size?

Is your planetary gearhead the right size?

Planetary gearheads are high-precision, motion-control devices that generate substantial torque for their size, have high torsional stiffness, and low backlash — making them suitable for wide-ranging tasks. Choosing the right gearhead and accurately sizing it is...
Mechanical Backlash: How much is too much?

Mechanical Backlash: How much is too much?

It is probably a natural reaction to assume that backlash is a bad thing which needs to be designed out of every engineered system. The reality isn’t so simple, as Ian Carr, Managing Director of Drive Line Technologies, explains: there are times when backlash is...