The high-end economy lines GSN & GFE combine high performance with economic efficiency: both lines are also equipped with helical ground gears, ensuring the very least noise level and smooth running. The entire needle bearing has been especially made to reach high torques that defeat the competition for units of the same size. All planetary carriers are produced as a cage made from solid material. This increases calm operating characteristics while at the same time improving positioning precision and reducing backlash. An additional shaft sealing band ensures maximum dust and splash water security in accordance with protection course IP65 in every lines.
One way to reduce backlash is to use precision gears. The focus on production in precision gears can be tighter tolerances, so all over the gear is a tighter, more specific match. And the tighter fit means less play in the gear teeth, which may be the cause of backlash to begin with. Of training course, precision gears are more costly, if the application calls for high accuracy, after that precision gearing may be the way to go.
From a equipment design perspective, a simple way to lessen backlash is to ensure one’s teeth mesh tightly together. That is typically performed by shortening the center distance between gears. For pre-loading, this could be done using a spring mechanism to hold the gears firmly set up. This also eliminates the play between the gear teeth and therefore eliminates backlash.
Of course, the type of gears used may also have a large impact on the amount of backlash. So for example, some equipment types such as stress wave gears, or harmonic equipment drives, possess zero backlash.
The GSD, GSB & GSBL high-end gearbox lines are constructed in a space-optimized, two-stage design. Due to the lower torque values, the input stage can be dimensionally smaller compared to the output stage. Its short design makes the GSD series the ideal high-end gearbox for space limited applications. The low standard backlash of the GSD line makes it an ideal fit for highly powerful applications where highest positioning and speed accuracy is necessary. The flange output creates highest torsional rigidity. For the lodging of especially high axial loads, taper roller bearings are optionally available in sizes with 90 mm diameter or more. The GSB line means high performance in mixture with low backlash and high precision. Its robust, one-piece housing permits a high gearbox rigidity and the absorption of high radial and axial loads. The angular gearboxes of the GSBL series offer the same advantages as the GSB range; the right angle form makes the GSBL line an ideal match for all powerful applications where space is limited.