150BX REA Series More Than 6000hr Life Time High Precision Cycloidal Gearbox with Flange
More Code And Specification:
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Gear ratio And Specification
|Monomer reduction ratio
|Note 1: E series,such as by the shell(pin shell)output,the corresponding reduction ratio by 1
|Note 2: C series gear ratio refers to the motor installed in the casing of the reduction ratio,if installed on the output flange side,the corresponding reduction ratio by 1
Reducer type code
REV: main bearing built-in E type
RVC: hollow type
REA: with input flange E type
RCA: with input flange hollow type
Q: What’re your main products?
A: We currently produce Brushed Dc Motors, Brushed Dc Gear Motors, Planetary Dc Gear Motors, Brushless Dc Motors, Stepper motors, Ac Motors and High Precision Planetary Gear Box etc. You can check the specifications for above motors on our website and you can email us to recommend needed motors per your specification too.
Q: How to select a suitable motor?
A:If you have motor pictures or drawings to show us, or you have detailed specs like voltage, speed, torque, motor size, working mode of the motor, needed lifetime and noise level etc, please do not hesitate to let us know, then we can recommend suitable motor per your request accordingly.
Q: Do you have a customized service for your standard motors?
A: Yes, we can customize per your request for the voltage, speed, torque and shaft size/shape. If you need additional wires/cables soldered on the terminal or need to add connectors, or capacitors or EMC we can make it too.
Q: Do you have an individual design service for motors?
A: Yes, we would like to design motors individually for our customers, but it may need some mold developing cost and design charge.
Q: What’s your lead time?
A: Generally speaking, our regular standard product will need 15-30days, a bit longer for customized products. But we are very flexible on the lead time, it will depend on the specific orders.
Please contact us if you have detailed requests, thank you !
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Efficiency of Cycloidal Gearboxes in Power Transmission
Cycloidal gearboxes offer relatively high power transmission efficiency compared to other types of gearboxes. The efficiency of a cycloidal gearbox depends on various factors, including the design, quality of components, lubrication, and load conditions.
Typically, the power transmission efficiency of a cycloidal gearbox ranges from 85% to 95%. However, this can vary based on several factors:
- Number of Reduction Stages: Multi-stage cycloidal gearboxes may experience slightly lower efficiency due to multiple gear meshing interactions.
- Quality and Design: Well-designed and precision-manufactured cycloidal gearboxes tend to exhibit higher efficiency.
- Lubrication: Proper lubrication is crucial for reducing friction and enhancing efficiency. Insufficient or deteriorated lubrication can lead to efficiency losses.
- Load Conditions: Higher loads and torque levels can lead to higher friction and lower efficiency. Properly matching the gearbox to the application is essential.
Despite minor efficiency losses compared to some other gearbox types, the benefits of compactness, high torque density, and precise motion control often outweigh the efficiency considerations in many applications.
Patents Associated with Cycloidal Gearbox Designs
Throughout the history of cycloidal gearbox development, several patents have been filed for various designs and applications. Some notable patents include:
- Harmonic Drive: Ralph B. Heath’s patent for the “Harmonic Drive” (US Patent 2,906,143), filed in 1957, is one of the most famous patents related to cycloidal gear systems. This patent introduced the concept of a high-precision reduction gear mechanism using flexible components.
- Cycloidal Drive Mechanism: A patent by James Watt for a “Cycloidal Drive Mechanism” (GB Patent 1812), dating back to the 18th century, is often cited as one of the early references to cycloidal motion and gears.
- Planetary Roller Transmission: US Patent 3,671,927 by C.F. Kafesjian and H. Blumenstock introduced a “Planetary Roller Transmission” in 1972, describing a cycloidal drive mechanism with planetary motion.
- Cycloidal Speed Reducer: A patent for a “Cycloidal Speed Reducer” (US Patent 5,588,583) was granted to Richard J. Pieprzak in 1996, focusing on an improved design of cycloidal gears for various applications.
These patents represent a small sample of the numerous innovations and designs related to cycloidal gear systems that have been patented over the years. Patents play a significant role in protecting and promoting innovation in the field of gearbox technology.
Disadvantages of Using a Cycloidal Gearbox
While cycloidal gearboxes offer various advantages, they also come with some disadvantages that should be considered:
- Lower Efficiency at High Speeds: Cycloidal gearboxes can experience a decrease in efficiency at high speeds due to increased friction and rolling resistance.
- Complex Design: The internal arrangement of pins, lobes, and bearings can result in a relatively complex design, which may lead to higher manufacturing costs and maintenance challenges.
- Limited Gear Ratio Range: Cycloidal gearboxes might have limitations in terms of achieving very high gear ratios, which can impact their suitability for certain applications.
- Cost: The specialized design and precision manufacturing involved in producing cycloidal gearboxes can lead to higher upfront costs compared to other gearbox types.
- Noise Generation: While generally quieter than some other types of gearboxes, cycloidal gearboxes can still produce noise during operation, which might need to be addressed in noise-sensitive applications.
- Availability: Cycloidal gearboxes might not be as widely available as other gearbox types, potentially leading to longer lead times for procurement and replacement parts.
- Limited Backlash Adjustability: While cycloidal gearboxes have minimal backlash, adjusting or fine-tuning the backlash might be more challenging compared to other gearbox types.
Despite these disadvantages, cycloidal gearboxes remain a valuable choice for specific applications where their unique advantages outweigh the drawbacks.
editor by CX 2023-10-16