Helical Gear Motor

Basically, a helical gearbox is a gearbox that has a number of gears with a helical structure. This is an improvement over a straight cut spur gear, as a helical gearbox has less wear and is much quieter than a spur gear. In addition, a helical gearbox is less energy...

Hydraulic Cylinders and Hydraulic Winches

Hydraulic cylinders have multiple parts. Piston rods, for example, operate the cylinder’s inside and outside barrels, and are made of various materials. These components need to be resistant to corrosion and wear. In order to improve their durability, they are...

The Importance of Proper Fluid Drive Coupling

In software development, coupling is the degree of interconnectivity between two modules. It is affected by the types of connections between modules, the complexity of the interfaces, and the amount of information that flows between them. Another type of coupling is...

Choosing an Agricultural Gearbox

An agricultural gearbox is a key component of farming machinery. It is used in many different types of farm implements, including tractors, power tools, and hand tools. In a nutshell, agricultural machinery is any mechanical device or structure used for farming. There...

What Is a Pulley?

A pulley is a mechanism for moving a weight by using a rope. It is similar to a seesaw, where you pull a rope to move a large weight. When you pull harder, you pull four times as far as if you were pulling a smaller weight. This is because the force is equal on both...

What Is a Sprocket?

The sprocket is a mechanical device used in the movement of a chain or gear. Its original name referred to a projection of the wheel that caught the chain and provided drive to it. In time, the term was also applied to the wheel’s overall construction. Today,...