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Directly cooperating gears

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074 - Machine element or mechanism

074640000 - GEARING

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
074424500 Spiral 184
074416000 Intersecting axes 32
074422000 Rack and pinion 29
074413000 Parallel axes or shafts 27
074421000 Spur 22
074423000 Bevel 13
074420000 Spur and bevel 5
20130055838BIDIRECTIONAL GEAR, METHOD, AND APPLICATIONS - A bidirectional gear set includes a male bidirectional gear component having an array of addendum teeth and a female bidirectional gear component having an array of dedendum sockets, wherein each dedendum socket has a full boundary edge around an open end thereof. One or both of the male and female gear components may have a circular cross sectional geometry, or one may have a non-circular cross sectional geometry. The non-circular cross sectional geometry may be a flat sheet or a sheet with surface contour. In an intermeshed state, neither the male nor the female component can ‘slide’ relative to the other regardless of whether the male and female components are arranged in a parallel or perpendicular orientation. A method of making a bidirectional gear set is disclosed.03-07-2013
20100154575DRIVE PINION - There is provided a drive pinion having a balance established between the required flexural rigidity and torsional rigidity to reduce noise. The drive pinion located between a propeller shaft and a rear differential of a vehicle, transmitting the rotary driving power conveyed through the propeller shaft to the rear differential includes a shaft member rotatable about the center axis, and a cylindrical member rotatable about the center axis integrally with the shaft member. The cylindrical member is arranged extending from one end to the other end of the drive pinion, covering the outer circumferential face of the shaft member. The drive pinion is pivotally supported only at one end by a unit ball bearing.06-24-2010
20110067514ROBOT ARM ASSEMBLY AND INDUSTRIAL ROBOT USING THE SAME - A robot arm assembly includes a supporting arm, an Nth axle pivotally connected to the supporting arm, an (N+1)th axle pivotally and perpendicularly connected to the Nth axle, a first motor, a first gear transmission, a second motor, a second gear transmission and a control device. The first and second gear transmissions are multi-stage gear transmissions. The first gear transmission includes a first bevel gear coaxially aligned with and rigidly connected to the Nth axle, the second gear transmission includes a second bevel gear coaxially aligned with and rigidly connected to the (N+1)th axle. As the Nth axle rotates around the axis of the Nth axle, the (N+1)th axle rotates around the axis of the (N+1)th axle to compensate a following rotation error caused by following the rotation of the Nth axle.03-24-2011
20080223162Conical Gear with Connecting Toothing - A conical gear (09-18-2008
20130125687Industrial Gear Mechanism - An industrial gear mechanism with a bevel gear stage having a-bevel gear and a bevel pinion in engagement therewith. The bevel gear and the bevel pinion are surrounded by a gear mechanism housing having bearing seats for a bevel gear shaft and a bevel pinion shaft. A first and a second bevel pinion shaft bearing are arranged in an O-arrangement, with the first bevel pinion shaft bearing arranged on a first end of the bevel pinion shaft facing the bevel pinion and the second bevel pinion shaft bearing arranged on a second end of the bevel pinion shaft remote from the bevel pinion. A gearwheel of a spur gear stage on the drive side is arranged axially between the first and second bevel pinion shaft bearings in fixed rotative connection with the bevel pinion shaft and in engagement with a drive pinion of the spur gear stage.05-23-2013
074412000 Torque actuated safety devices 1
20110197692INTERLOCKING GEARBOX - An interlocking gearbox, with a hollow body (08-18-2011
20130042710SPEED REDUCING MECHANISM - A speed reducing mechanism includes a speed reducer and a bearing engaged with the speed reducer. The speed reducer includes a driving member, a first transmission member and a second transmission member. The driving member is connected to the first transmission member. The first transmission member forms a plurality of first engaging teeth, and the second transmission member forms a plurality of second engaging teeth. The total number or count of the first engaging teeth is different from that of the second engaging teeth. The bearing includes a bearing cone, a bearing cup, and roller bearings mounted between the bearing cone and the bearing cup. The first transmission member is fixed to the bearing cup, and the second transmission member is fixed to the bearing cone.02-21-2013
20130081496WAVE GEAR DEVICE HAVING THREE-DIMENSIONAL CONTACTING INVOLUTE POSITIVE DEFLECTION TOOTH PROFILE - In a wave gear device, an involute tooth profile with the low pressure angle α (<20°) is employed as a basic tooth profile of external teeth of a flexible external gear. In the principal section of the external teeth, the tooth depth thereof satisfies 2κ04-04-2013
20100043580Curvilinear gear and method - A curvilinear gear system and method for transferring force and speed through a wide range of angles is disclosed. The system can optionally incorporate curvilinear U joints to increase effective range of angles to tailor the system to specific applications. The system includes complimentary gear heads, one of which is a curvilinear gear such as a hemispherical gear. A method of using the gear systems in a transmission apparatus is also disclosed.02-25-2010
20120180586ROTARY UNITS, ROTARY MECHANISMS, AND RELATED APPLICATIONS - The invention relates to rotary units and rotary mechanisms that are suitable for use in numerous applications. Rotary units typically include rotational components that are configured to rotate. In some embodiments, for example, multiple rotary units are assembled in rotary mechanisms such that neighboring pairs of rotational components counter-rotate or contra-rotate relative to one another during operation of the rotary mechanisms. Rotational components generally include one or more implements that are structured to perform or effect one or more types of work as the rotational components rotate relative to one another in a given rotary mechanism. In certain embodiments, implements are configured to rotate and/or to effect the movement of other components as rotational components rotate.07-19-2012
20130047765GEARED MOTOR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - A geared motor may include a motor and a gear mechanism for transmitting rotation of the motor. The gear mechanism includes an output gear which outputs rotation of the motor and a gear in a preceding stage which is connected with the output gear through another gear and the output gear is formed with a first positioning part showing an angular position of the output gear and the gear in the preceding stage is formed with a second positioning part showing an angular position of the gear in the preceding stage. After an assembling angular position of the output gear and an assembling angular position of the gear in the preceding stage have been determined, another gear is assembled.02-28-2013
20130087002Internal Gear Machine - An internal gear machine has a pinion which meshes with an internal gearwheel. The meshing of the pinion and of the internal gearwheel is configured such that it has an essentially closed engagement line.04-11-2013
20120291578ECCENTRICALLY CYCLOIDAL ENGAGEMENT OF TOOTHED PROFILES HAVING CURVED TEETH - The invention relates to mechanical transmissions for transforming the rotational motion to the rotational or reciprocal one, applying the toothed engagement of gears and it can find its application in cylindrical, bevel or planetary gearboxes and rack gears. One of the engaging profiles represents the gearwheel with at least two helical teeth. Operating segments of each tooth flank of this gearwheel are outlined in principal cross-sections by arcs of the circumference, eccentrically shifted with respect to the center of the gearwheel rotation. Conjugating helical teeth of the second profile are outlined in the same cross-section by segments of cycloidal curves. Tips and troughs between teeth can have any shape, not intersecting with the gearwheel teeth.11-22-2012
20080276739Power Transmission Apparatus - The present invention relates to a power transmission apparatus having a high efficiency, which can cany out the rolling friction by constructing a cross shaft gear comprising a plurality of teeth formed with teeth grooves inclined to a desired angle, and a roller type mediation member having a plurality of rotation teeth engaged with the teeth grooves of the gear to thereby prevent the loss of the power and ensure the reliability of the operation and make it easy to fabricate, so as to embody the chainless power transmission for a bicycle. The power transmission apparatus of the present invention comprises a first gear having a first rotation shaft, a disk body installed at the first rotation shaft, a plurality of teeth arranged at a periphery of the disk body in the radial direction, and a plurality of teeth grooves, each of which is formed between the teeth and is arranged to define an acute angle relative to a virtual plane formed by the disk body; a mediation member having two rotation bodies spaced apart from each other, and a plurality of rotation teeth rotatably secured between the two rotation bodies by means of shaft pins so as to be engaged with the teeth grooves of the first gear, and in which an axial line of the pair of rotation bodies is arranged to define an acute angle relative to an axial line of the rotation tooth; and wherein the first gear and the mediation member define a cross shaft gear.11-13-2008
20080271556ROTATION DRIVE UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING SAME - A rotation drive unit having a first reduction mechanism of traction transmission system comprising a drive roller attached to a drive shaft and a driven roller attached to a driven shaft, and a second reduction mechanism of gear transmission system comprising a drive gear attached to the drive shaft and a driven gear attached to the driven shaft. The first reduction mechanism generates a braking effort while making slippage between the rollers during transmission of a rotational driving force from the drive shaft, and exerts a torque load on the second reduction mechanism of the gear transmission system. Since this unit transmits the rotational driving force via the first reduction mechanism while exerting the load upon the second reduction mechanism, it provides a satisfactory and reliable speed-reducing function as well as reliable and accurate transmission of the rotational driving force even if equipped with a plurality of driven shafts coupled to the single drive shaft. The rotation drive unit is suitable for driving photoconductor drums of an image forming apparatus. The rotation drive unit thus provides a sufficient speed-reducing function while effectively avoiding the need to increase a size of the apparatus even in a structure having a plurality of driven members.11-06-2008
20110219895LEVER OPERATION DEVICE - A rotating knob is rotatably attached to an outer peripheral portion of an operation lever. The rotating knob has a lead thread portion on the inner surface thereof, and the lead thread portion meshes with external teeth of a ring gear. Internal teeth of the ring gear mesh with speed-increasing gears, and permanent magnets are fixed to the speed-increasing gears. A circuit board is arranged in the operation lever so as to extend along the axial direction thereof, and magnetic sensors mounted on the circuit board are opposed to the permanent magnets at positions close thereto. Accordingly, the operation position of the rotating knob can be detected by the magnetic sensors. The gears, the circuit board, etc., are supported by a support case and a cover case to form a switch unit.09-15-2011
20120067148MULTI-SPINDLE GEARBOX SYSTEM - A multi-spindle gearbox system includes a gearbox, a gear assembly, an output sleeve spindle, and a cable receiving barrel. The gearbox includes a base and a sealing cover covering the base. The sealing cover forms a hollow box space together with the base receiving the gear assembly therein. The base defines an assembly hole therethrough. The sealing cover defines a guiding hole corresponding to the assembly hole of the base. The output sleeve spindle is hollow and cylindrical with one end thereof assembled to the assembly hole of the base corresponding to the gear assembly. The cable receiving barrel is assembled within the gearbox. One end of the cable receiving barrel connects with the assembly hole and the other end of the cable receiving barrel passes through the guiding hole and is exposed to an outer side of the sealing cover.03-22-2012
20100162842Imaging Cartridge Drive Having a Tapered Locating Structure - Provided is an improved drive dog for an imaging cartridge. A tapered locating structure locates in a hole of the imaging machine drive mechanism, directing a tooth of the imaging machine drive mechanism into a drive dog seat. Once the tooth of the imaging machine drive mechanism is located in the drive dog seat, the rotational force of the imaging machine drive mechanism is transmitted to the drive dog, causing rotation of the drive dog.07-01-2010
20100313692METHOD OF FABRICATING A DRIVE SHAFT FOR EARTH DRILLING MOTOR AND A DRIVE SHAFT - A method of fabricating a drive shaft for an earth drilling motor which includes providing a shaft having opposed ends. Gear profiles with teeth circumscribe each of the opposed ends. Teeth have an engaging face. End housings are provided for each of the opposed ends of the shaft and an interior bore is machined into each of the end housings. The interior bore receives one of the gear profiles at one of the opposed ends of the shaft, but won't accommodate rotation of the gear profiles. Radially spaced apertures are drilled through the end housings to provide drive key pockets with arcuate drive key engagement surfaces. Drive keys are inserted into the drive key pockets, with an arcuate surface of each drive key engaging the engagement surface of the end housings and the opposed surface of each drive key engaging the drive key engaging face of the teeth.12-16-2010
20110017003DRIVING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A drive device includes a drive source; a rotatable member gear, fixed on a rotation shaft of a rotatable member, for being rotated by transmitting thereto a driving force from the driving source; a follower gear, including a pair of gears which are coaxially disposed with each other and are rotatable at the same rotational speed by rotation of the rotatable member gear and including an urging device for urging the pair of gears in rotational directions opposite from each other, for being rotated at the rotational speed higher than that of the rotatable member gear; a rotation detecting device, including a single flag rotatable together with the follower gear and including a detecting portion for detecting passing of the flag, for detecting rotation of the follower gear; a computing portion for computing rotation fluctuation of the rotatable member gear from a signal of the detecting portion; a storing portion for storing a computation result of the computing portion; and a driving source control portion for controlling said driving source on the basis of the computation result stored in the storing portion.01-27-2011
20110072925DRIVING FORCE TRANSMISSION MECHANISM - A driving force transmission mechanism is equipped with a first gear attached to a drive source, a second gear enmeshed with the first gear, and a damper shaft enmeshed mutually with the second gear and with a rack member of an air mixing damper. A first locator part formed on the second gear is inserted in a first locator groove in the first gear, while additionally, a second locator part is inserted with respect to a second locator groove in a damper gear. Further, a first narrow tooth formed on the first gear enmeshes with a meshing groove of the first locator part, whereas a second narrow tooth formed on the damper gear enmeshes with another meshing groove of the second locator part.03-31-2011
20110239798Gear box for ice dispenser - A gear box has a housing and a direct current motor inside of the housing. A rotatable output shaft extends through a wall of the housing and is rotatably driven by the motor via a gear train. The gear box can be used to dispense ice from a refrigerator/freezer. The motor drives the output shaft in one direction to dispense ice cubes. The motor also drives the output shaft in an opposite direction to crush ice and dispense the crushed ice. The gear box has a low-profile height. The gear train is located in front of a motor shaft of the motor and has a maximum height which does not exceed a maximum height of the motor. The motor shaft is perpendicular to the input gear of the gear train and to the output shaft of the gear box.10-06-2011
20120240704PLUGGABLE MECHANISM, PRODUCTION BOARD AND SUBRACK HAVING THE PLUGGABLE MECHANISM - A pluggable mechanism, disposed between a bearing board and a to-be-inserted board, includes: a gear wrench hinged on the bearing board, where the gear wrench comprises a handle and a drive tooth part; and a swing gear, hinged on the bearing board and connected to the to-be-inserted board, where the swing gear comprises a gearing tooth part meshing with the drive tooth part, and the to-be-inserted board moves with the move of the swing gear. A production board including the above pluggable mechanism is also disclosed. A subrack including the above production board is also disclosed. The pluggable mechanism has a simple structure, high reliability, good operability, no occupation of vertical space, and small motion resistance, and is suitable for board plugging requiring great force for inserting and removing.09-27-2012
20110162472Axially Compact Support For A Gear Within A Gearbox - A gearbox transmits rotational movement from a driving member to a driven member. The gearbox includes a pinion gear disposed inside a housing. The gear defines an axial bore and rotates in response to rotation of the driving member. An output member extends through the axial bore and engages therewith such that the output member rotates in response to rotation of the gear. The output member extends to a position outside the housing to rotate the driven member. A clamping nut is threadably coupled to the output member and abuts the gear thereby retaining the output member and the gear together. A bearing is disposed radially between the gear and the housing. The bearing rotatably supports the gear and the output member.07-07-2011
20110132117Variable torque transmitting device - A torque transmitting device uses a continuously meshed face gear and at least one pinion supported by a carrier that adjusts the position of the pinions. The position of the pinions changes the amount of self-locking at the gear teeth. Controlling the position of the pinions on the face gear varies the amount of torque transferred between the face gear and the carrier supporting the pinion or pinions. Torque transfer can be varied throughout a range between low or negligible levels and a fully engaged state without the need for a fixed relationship between torque transfer and gear ratio.06-09-2011
20120031212QUICK DISCONNECT FOR A DRIVE UNIT - A drive unit disconnect mechanism is operable to transmit or disconnect power from a vehicle power source to a driven unit, and can be disengaged by multiple methods depending on how much force is required to separate the internal components of the mechanism. In a first, relatively quicker method, a handle is pulled axially away from the hub to withdraw and internal gear from splined engagement with a corresponding driven gear. In a second, relatively slower method, the handle is rotated to threadably withdraw the entire disconnect mechanism from the hub, which in turn withdraws the internal gear from splined engagement with the driven gear. The quicker method is desirable in most instances, but the slower method allows disconnection of the driven unit from the vehicle power source when gear pressure prevents or impedes the quicker method.02-09-2012
20120304792OPERABLE TRANSMISSION, WORKING FLUID FOR SUCH A TRANSMISSION, AND METHOD FOR COMMISSIONING THE SAME - An operable transmission comprising toothed wheels. In order to operate the transmission with a lubricant and coolant which is environmentally friendly while providing improved heat dissipation and temperature-independent viscosity, the transmission contains a mixture of water and a glycol or similar, in which graphite particles are suspended. The mixture contains 40 to 60 percent per weight of the glycol and 2 to 25 percent by weight of graphite in the form of flaky graphite particles having a grain size of less than 12 micrometers, the remainder being composed of water and other admixtures and/or additives. Also disclosed are the lubricant and coolant as well as a method for starting a transmission operated with the lubricant and coolant.12-06-2012
20120304791WAVE GEAR DEVICE PROVIDED WITH TAPERED FLEXIBLE EXTERNALLY TOOTHED GEAR - In an elliptical rim neutral line of each axially perpendicular cross section in a tooth trace direction of a flexible externally toothed gear of a wave gear device, external teeth are applied with addendum modification along the external teeth tooth trace direction so that the bending stress generated at the root rim surface of the external teeth that is caused by flexing of the flexible externally toothed gear is averaged out, the maximum value thereof can be reduced, and the transferred torque of the wave gear device can be increased.12-06-2012
20120011953BALL BEARING FOR RAM AIR TURBINE GEARBOX - A ram air turbine gearbox includes a pinion shaft arranged in a housing and operatively supports a pinion gear. An input shaft is arranged in the housing and operatively supports a ring gear coupled to the pinion gear. The input and output shafts are oriented at an angle. A rolling element bearing supports the pinion shaft in the housing and includes inner and outer races between which a multiple ball bearings are arranged. Each ball includes a ball diameter. The inner and outer races respectively include inner and outer raceway radii and inner and outer raceway depths. The inner and outer raceway radii each are approximately 52% of the ball diameter. The inner raceway depth is at a minimum 25% of the ball diameter, and the outer raceway depth is at a minimum 20% of the ball diameter.01-19-2012
20120152048TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED ENGINE - A transmission system disclosed herein includes a crankshaft having an outer surface with a plurality of splines and a hub having an inner surface with a plurality of splines. The hub is mounted on the crankshaft such that the plurality of splines on the inner surface of the hub meshes with the plurality of splines on the outer surface of the crankshaft. The transmission system further includes a flywheel mounted to the hub.06-21-2012
20100206111BELT-TENSIONING DRIVE FOR THE SEATBELT OF A VEHICLE WITH A CUP BEARING FOR THE ROTOR SHAFT OF AN ELECTRIC MOTOR - A belt-tensioning drive is provided that has an electric motor containing a rotor shaft, and has a gear shaft and an output gear. The electric motor drives the gear shaft via a first gearing. The gear shaft, for its part, drives the output gear via a second gearing. The gear shaft is mounted in a gearbox via two bearings. An end region of the rotor shaft is mounted in a cup bearing which is placed in a cup bearing seat of the gearbox.08-19-2010
20120132023GEAR WHEEL - The invention relates to a gear wheel (05-31-2012
20120312115HIGH SPEED GEAR SIZED AND CONFIGURED TO REDUCE WINDAGE LOSS - A gear and drive system utilizing the gear include teeth. Each of the teeth has a first side and a second side opposite the first side that extends from a body of the gear. For each tooth of the gear, a first extended portion is attached to the first side of the tooth to divert flow of fluid adjacent to the body of the gear to reduce windage losses that occur when the gear rotates. The gear may be utilized in drive systems that may have high rotational speeds, such as speeds where the tip velocities are greater than or equal to about 68 m/s. Some embodiments of the gear may also utilize teeth that also have second extended portions attached to the second sides of the teeth to divert flow of fluid adjacent to the body of the gear to reduce windage losses that occur when the gear rotates.12-13-2012
20090320631SENSORISED MULTIPLIER - Sensorized gearbox with a plurality of sensors (12-31-2009
20120255384DEVICE WITH A TRANSMISSION TO SUPPORT AT LEAST ONE AUXILIARY DEVICE OF A VEHICLE WITH DRIVE ENERGY - A mechanism with a transmission device for supplying at least one auxiliary power take-off aggregate of a vehicle with drive energy. A transmission ratio of the transmission device is varied continuously varied at least over a certain range and the transmission device can be brought into functional connection, on the input side, with a drive input of a drive machine of a drive-train of the vehicle and, on the output side, with the auxiliary power take-off aggregate. The transmission device is in the form of a mechanical transmission device. A transmission unit is provided in the power path between the drive machine and the auxiliary power take-off aggregate, whose transmission ratio is adapted to the mechanical transmission device in such manner that, in a main operating range, the mechanical transmission device can be operated essentially within the range of its maximum efficiency.10-11-2012
20110265593REDUCTION GEAR FOR WIND POWER GENERATION EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION METHOD THEREOF - A reduction gear for wind power generation equipment includes a motor, an orthogonal cogwheel mechanism, a final-stage reduction mechanism, and an output pinion that are disposed on a power transmission path in this order; and a casing that accommodates the orthogonal cogwheel mechanism and the final-stage reduction mechanism and is capable of being separated into a high-speed casing body and a low-speed casing body between the orthogonal cogwheel mechanism and the final-stage reduction mechanism while confining a lubricant therein.11-03-2011
20120285281GEARBOX WITH A THREE-POINT MOUNTING THAT REDUCES GEARBOX DISTORTION - A gearbox comprises a gearbox housing containing a gear train whose shafts are supported by the housing. The housing is fastened to a mounting plate at exactly three attachment points. This three point attachment reduces distortion of the housing that may cause misalignment of individual meshing gears in the gear train, leading to premature failure of those gears transmitting high torque.11-15-2012
20120240703Power Transfer Box Lubrication Device - A vehicle having a power generating device and a power transfer device. The power transfer device includes a plurality of gears in a housing within which the plurality of gears rotate. The plurality of gears include a first gear and a second gear, the first gear meshing with the second gear. The housing has a lubrication passage. The housing also has a lubrication slot and/or a spray nozzle in fluid communication with the lubrication passage. The lubrication slot and/or spray nozzle direct the fluid flowing therethrough toward where the first gear and second gear mesh.09-27-2012
20120247246Reversible multi-position gearmotor and storage tray for vending machines - A vending machine gearmotor that can be mounted in a variety of orientations and positions to better operate a variety of different size helix product drives and which permits a single type or design for a gearmotor to be used throughout a vending machine to drive single or dual-spiral selections. In this regard, the gearmotor can be used to rotate helix drives in either clockwise or counter clockwise directions with minimal effort required to change the direction of rotation. Thus, the gearmotors can be used in paired arrangements with two adjacent gearmotors being mounted in reversed directions so that one drives its helix in counter clockwise direction and the adjacent helix is driven in a clockwise direction with a product to be vended being carried by both adjacent helixes.10-04-2012
20110219896Dual Lock Brake Lathe Chuck - A dual lock brake lathe chuck comprises of at least one primary drive gear with keyhole along with at least one secondary drive gear with keyhole. The keyhole is rotated through the side of the chuck whereas the secondary keyhole is rotated through the back of the chuck. Rotation of either the primary keyhole or the secondary keyhole extends a plurality of jaws to secure a brake rotor on a brake lathe. The secondary keyhole positioned on the back of the chuck allows easier access of the keyhole when a brake rotor is attached to the chuck allowing the user to ensure that the brake rotor is securely tightened onto the brake lathe chuck.09-15-2011
20120272763GEAR HOUSING FOR MOTOR AND MOTOR - A gear housing for a motor is fixed to a motor main body driving a rotary shaft. The gear housing contains a worm wheel and a worm connected to the rotary shaft. Three mounting feet to be fixed to a mounting member are formed at intervals and protrude from a first side surface of the gear housing. A bulge portion bulges outward on the first side surface of the gear housing to expand the internal space. The bulge portion has side walls, which are installed to protrude from the outer side surface constituting the side walls of the bulge portion, and an upper wall, which connects the distal ends in the protruding direction of the side walls. The three mounting feet are connected by the side walls and the upper wall.11-01-2012
20120272762FAN DRIVE GEAR SYSTEM INTEGRATED CARRIER AND TORQUE FRAME - A fan gear drive system includes a torque frame having a base with integrated gear shafts circumferentially spaced relative to one another. Each shaft provides a shaft axis. A bearing assembly is mounted on each of the gear shafts and provides a bearing assembly. The bearing assembly includes a spherical bearing configured to permit angular movement of the bearing axis relative to the shaft axis.11-01-2012
20120017711Counter rotation mechanism for lift and suspend loads devices - A mechanical attachment to devices to dynamically lift and suspend loads, powered by the main shaft of the device, with the purpose to generate forces to cancel those that tend to rotate the device when the platform is not able to keep the system motionless, by means of a gear box and optional variable arm's length for counter rotation. The counter rotation equal the forces generated under rotation by the operating device to secure a total system in equilibrium.01-26-2012
20130205930POWER TRANSMISSION APPARATUS - A power transmission apparatus includes a case having a first member and a second member. A first shaft extending in a first direction and a second shaft extending in a second direction intersecting with the first direction are accommodated in the case. A fastener for fastening the first member and the second member to each other is inserted through a hole formed in the first member. A bearing support part for supporting the second shaft is formed in the first member. In a third direction perpendicular to both of the first direction and the second direction, a whole of the hole is positioned in one side in the third direction than an inner peripheral end of the bearing support part in the one side in the third direction.08-15-2013
20100139432DISC-SHAPED TORQUE TRANSDUCER - A power tool includes a motor having an output shaft that defines an axis, a drive train connected to the output shaft and operable to drive a tool output and a housing at least partially surrounding the motor and the drive train. The power tool further includes a reference disk fixed to the housing, a collar including internal teeth that engage at least a portion of the drive train and a torque transducer having a hub, a web and a rim. The torque transducer is positioned between the collar and the reference disk such that the rim is connected to the collar and the hub is connected to the reference disk. The web defines a first thickness measured parallel to the axis and the rim defines a second thickness measured in a radial direction with respect to the axis, such that the second thickness is greater than the first thickness.06-10-2010
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20110197692INTERLOCKING GEARBOX - An interlocking gearbox, with a hollow body (08-18-2011
20130042710SPEED REDUCING MECHANISM - A speed reducing mechanism includes a speed reducer and a bearing engaged with the speed reducer. The speed reducer includes a driving member, a first transmission member and a second transmission member. The driving member is connected to the first transmission member. The first transmission member forms a plurality of first engaging teeth, and the second transmission member forms a plurality of second engaging teeth. The total number or count of the first engaging teeth is different from that of the second engaging teeth. The bearing includes a bearing cone, a bearing cup, and roller bearings mounted between the bearing cone and the bearing cup. The first transmission member is fixed to the bearing cup, and the second transmission member is fixed to the bearing cone.02-21-2013
20130081496WAVE GEAR DEVICE HAVING THREE-DIMENSIONAL CONTACTING INVOLUTE POSITIVE DEFLECTION TOOTH PROFILE - In a wave gear device, an involute tooth profile with the low pressure angle α (<20°) is employed as a basic tooth profile of external teeth of a flexible external gear. In the principal section of the external teeth, the tooth depth thereof satisfies 2κ04-04-2013
20100043580Curvilinear gear and method - A curvilinear gear system and method for transferring force and speed through a wide range of angles is disclosed. The system can optionally incorporate curvilinear U joints to increase effective range of angles to tailor the system to specific applications. The system includes complimentary gear heads, one of which is a curvilinear gear such as a hemispherical gear. A method of using the gear systems in a transmission apparatus is also disclosed.02-25-2010
20120180586ROTARY UNITS, ROTARY MECHANISMS, AND RELATED APPLICATIONS - The invention relates to rotary units and rotary mechanisms that are suitable for use in numerous applications. Rotary units typically include rotational components that are configured to rotate. In some embodiments, for example, multiple rotary units are assembled in rotary mechanisms such that neighboring pairs of rotational components counter-rotate or contra-rotate relative to one another during operation of the rotary mechanisms. Rotational components generally include one or more implements that are structured to perform or effect one or more types of work as the rotational components rotate relative to one another in a given rotary mechanism. In certain embodiments, implements are configured to rotate and/or to effect the movement of other components as rotational components rotate.07-19-2012
20130047765GEARED MOTOR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - A geared motor may include a motor and a gear mechanism for transmitting rotation of the motor. The gear mechanism includes an output gear which outputs rotation of the motor and a gear in a preceding stage which is connected with the output gear through another gear and the output gear is formed with a first positioning part showing an angular position of the output gear and the gear in the preceding stage is formed with a second positioning part showing an angular position of the gear in the preceding stage. After an assembling angular position of the output gear and an assembling angular position of the gear in the preceding stage have been determined, another gear is assembled.02-28-2013
20130087002Internal Gear Machine - An internal gear machine has a pinion which meshes with an internal gearwheel. The meshing of the pinion and of the internal gearwheel is configured such that it has an essentially closed engagement line.04-11-2013
20120291578ECCENTRICALLY CYCLOIDAL ENGAGEMENT OF TOOTHED PROFILES HAVING CURVED TEETH - The invention relates to mechanical transmissions for transforming the rotational motion to the rotational or reciprocal one, applying the toothed engagement of gears and it can find its application in cylindrical, bevel or planetary gearboxes and rack gears. One of the engaging profiles represents the gearwheel with at least two helical teeth. Operating segments of each tooth flank of this gearwheel are outlined in principal cross-sections by arcs of the circumference, eccentrically shifted with respect to the center of the gearwheel rotation. Conjugating helical teeth of the second profile are outlined in the same cross-section by segments of cycloidal curves. Tips and troughs between teeth can have any shape, not intersecting with the gearwheel teeth.11-22-2012
20080276739Power Transmission Apparatus - The present invention relates to a power transmission apparatus having a high efficiency, which can cany out the rolling friction by constructing a cross shaft gear comprising a plurality of teeth formed with teeth grooves inclined to a desired angle, and a roller type mediation member having a plurality of rotation teeth engaged with the teeth grooves of the gear to thereby prevent the loss of the power and ensure the reliability of the operation and make it easy to fabricate, so as to embody the chainless power transmission for a bicycle. The power transmission apparatus of the present invention comprises a first gear having a first rotation shaft, a disk body installed at the first rotation shaft, a plurality of teeth arranged at a periphery of the disk body in the radial direction, and a plurality of teeth grooves, each of which is formed between the teeth and is arranged to define an acute angle relative to a virtual plane formed by the disk body; a mediation member having two rotation bodies spaced apart from each other, and a plurality of rotation teeth rotatably secured between the two rotation bodies by means of shaft pins so as to be engaged with the teeth grooves of the first gear, and in which an axial line of the pair of rotation bodies is arranged to define an acute angle relative to an axial line of the rotation tooth; and wherein the first gear and the mediation member define a cross shaft gear.11-13-2008
20080271556ROTATION DRIVE UNIT AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING SAME - A rotation drive unit having a first reduction mechanism of traction transmission system comprising a drive roller attached to a drive shaft and a driven roller attached to a driven shaft, and a second reduction mechanism of gear transmission system comprising a drive gear attached to the drive shaft and a driven gear attached to the driven shaft. The first reduction mechanism generates a braking effort while making slippage between the rollers during transmission of a rotational driving force from the drive shaft, and exerts a torque load on the second reduction mechanism of the gear transmission system. Since this unit transmits the rotational driving force via the first reduction mechanism while exerting the load upon the second reduction mechanism, it provides a satisfactory and reliable speed-reducing function as well as reliable and accurate transmission of the rotational driving force even if equipped with a plurality of driven shafts coupled to the single drive shaft. The rotation drive unit is suitable for driving photoconductor drums of an image forming apparatus. The rotation drive unit thus provides a sufficient speed-reducing function while effectively avoiding the need to increase a size of the apparatus even in a structure having a plurality of driven members.11-06-2008
20110219895LEVER OPERATION DEVICE - A rotating knob is rotatably attached to an outer peripheral portion of an operation lever. The rotating knob has a lead thread portion on the inner surface thereof, and the lead thread portion meshes with external teeth of a ring gear. Internal teeth of the ring gear mesh with speed-increasing gears, and permanent magnets are fixed to the speed-increasing gears. A circuit board is arranged in the operation lever so as to extend along the axial direction thereof, and magnetic sensors mounted on the circuit board are opposed to the permanent magnets at positions close thereto. Accordingly, the operation position of the rotating knob can be detected by the magnetic sensors. The gears, the circuit board, etc., are supported by a support case and a cover case to form a switch unit.09-15-2011
20120067148MULTI-SPINDLE GEARBOX SYSTEM - A multi-spindle gearbox system includes a gearbox, a gear assembly, an output sleeve spindle, and a cable receiving barrel. The gearbox includes a base and a sealing cover covering the base. The sealing cover forms a hollow box space together with the base receiving the gear assembly therein. The base defines an assembly hole therethrough. The sealing cover defines a guiding hole corresponding to the assembly hole of the base. The output sleeve spindle is hollow and cylindrical with one end thereof assembled to the assembly hole of the base corresponding to the gear assembly. The cable receiving barrel is assembled within the gearbox. One end of the cable receiving barrel connects with the assembly hole and the other end of the cable receiving barrel passes through the guiding hole and is exposed to an outer side of the sealing cover.03-22-2012
20100162842Imaging Cartridge Drive Having a Tapered Locating Structure - Provided is an improved drive dog for an imaging cartridge. A tapered locating structure locates in a hole of the imaging machine drive mechanism, directing a tooth of the imaging machine drive mechanism into a drive dog seat. Once the tooth of the imaging machine drive mechanism is located in the drive dog seat, the rotational force of the imaging machine drive mechanism is transmitted to the drive dog, causing rotation of the drive dog.07-01-2010
20100313692METHOD OF FABRICATING A DRIVE SHAFT FOR EARTH DRILLING MOTOR AND A DRIVE SHAFT - A method of fabricating a drive shaft for an earth drilling motor which includes providing a shaft having opposed ends. Gear profiles with teeth circumscribe each of the opposed ends. Teeth have an engaging face. End housings are provided for each of the opposed ends of the shaft and an interior bore is machined into each of the end housings. The interior bore receives one of the gear profiles at one of the opposed ends of the shaft, but won't accommodate rotation of the gear profiles. Radially spaced apertures are drilled through the end housings to provide drive key pockets with arcuate drive key engagement surfaces. Drive keys are inserted into the drive key pockets, with an arcuate surface of each drive key engaging the engagement surface of the end housings and the opposed surface of each drive key engaging the drive key engaging face of the teeth.12-16-2010
20110017003DRIVING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A drive device includes a drive source; a rotatable member gear, fixed on a rotation shaft of a rotatable member, for being rotated by transmitting thereto a driving force from the driving source; a follower gear, including a pair of gears which are coaxially disposed with each other and are rotatable at the same rotational speed by rotation of the rotatable member gear and including an urging device for urging the pair of gears in rotational directions opposite from each other, for being rotated at the rotational speed higher than that of the rotatable member gear; a rotation detecting device, including a single flag rotatable together with the follower gear and including a detecting portion for detecting passing of the flag, for detecting rotation of the follower gear; a computing portion for computing rotation fluctuation of the rotatable member gear from a signal of the detecting portion; a storing portion for storing a computation result of the computing portion; and a driving source control portion for controlling said driving source on the basis of the computation result stored in the storing portion.01-27-2011
20110072925DRIVING FORCE TRANSMISSION MECHANISM - A driving force transmission mechanism is equipped with a first gear attached to a drive source, a second gear enmeshed with the first gear, and a damper shaft enmeshed mutually with the second gear and with a rack member of an air mixing damper. A first locator part formed on the second gear is inserted in a first locator groove in the first gear, while additionally, a second locator part is inserted with respect to a second locator groove in a damper gear. Further, a first narrow tooth formed on the first gear enmeshes with a meshing groove of the first locator part, whereas a second narrow tooth formed on the damper gear enmeshes with another meshing groove of the second locator part.03-31-2011
20110239798Gear box for ice dispenser - A gear box has a housing and a direct current motor inside of the housing. A rotatable output shaft extends through a wall of the housing and is rotatably driven by the motor via a gear train. The gear box can be used to dispense ice from a refrigerator/freezer. The motor drives the output shaft in one direction to dispense ice cubes. The motor also drives the output shaft in an opposite direction to crush ice and dispense the crushed ice. The gear box has a low-profile height. The gear train is located in front of a motor shaft of the motor and has a maximum height which does not exceed a maximum height of the motor. The motor shaft is perpendicular to the input gear of the gear train and to the output shaft of the gear box.10-06-2011
20120240704PLUGGABLE MECHANISM, PRODUCTION BOARD AND SUBRACK HAVING THE PLUGGABLE MECHANISM - A pluggable mechanism, disposed between a bearing board and a to-be-inserted board, includes: a gear wrench hinged on the bearing board, where the gear wrench comprises a handle and a drive tooth part; and a swing gear, hinged on the bearing board and connected to the to-be-inserted board, where the swing gear comprises a gearing tooth part meshing with the drive tooth part, and the to-be-inserted board moves with the move of the swing gear. A production board including the above pluggable mechanism is also disclosed. A subrack including the above production board is also disclosed. The pluggable mechanism has a simple structure, high reliability, good operability, no occupation of vertical space, and small motion resistance, and is suitable for board plugging requiring great force for inserting and removing.09-27-2012
20110162472Axially Compact Support For A Gear Within A Gearbox - A gearbox transmits rotational movement from a driving member to a driven member. The gearbox includes a pinion gear disposed inside a housing. The gear defines an axial bore and rotates in response to rotation of the driving member. An output member extends through the axial bore and engages therewith such that the output member rotates in response to rotation of the gear. The output member extends to a position outside the housing to rotate the driven member. A clamping nut is threadably coupled to the output member and abuts the gear thereby retaining the output member and the gear together. A bearing is disposed radially between the gear and the housing. The bearing rotatably supports the gear and the output member.07-07-2011
20110132117Variable torque transmitting device - A torque transmitting device uses a continuously meshed face gear and at least one pinion supported by a carrier that adjusts the position of the pinions. The position of the pinions changes the amount of self-locking at the gear teeth. Controlling the position of the pinions on the face gear varies the amount of torque transferred between the face gear and the carrier supporting the pinion or pinions. Torque transfer can be varied throughout a range between low or negligible levels and a fully engaged state without the need for a fixed relationship between torque transfer and gear ratio.06-09-2011
20120031212QUICK DISCONNECT FOR A DRIVE UNIT - A drive unit disconnect mechanism is operable to transmit or disconnect power from a vehicle power source to a driven unit, and can be disengaged by multiple methods depending on how much force is required to separate the internal components of the mechanism. In a first, relatively quicker method, a handle is pulled axially away from the hub to withdraw and internal gear from splined engagement with a corresponding driven gear. In a second, relatively slower method, the handle is rotated to threadably withdraw the entire disconnect mechanism from the hub, which in turn withdraws the internal gear from splined engagement with the driven gear. The quicker method is desirable in most instances, but the slower method allows disconnection of the driven unit from the vehicle power source when gear pressure prevents or impedes the quicker method.02-09-2012
20120304792OPERABLE TRANSMISSION, WORKING FLUID FOR SUCH A TRANSMISSION, AND METHOD FOR COMMISSIONING THE SAME - An operable transmission comprising toothed wheels. In order to operate the transmission with a lubricant and coolant which is environmentally friendly while providing improved heat dissipation and temperature-independent viscosity, the transmission contains a mixture of water and a glycol or similar, in which graphite particles are suspended. The mixture contains 40 to 60 percent per weight of the glycol and 2 to 25 percent by weight of graphite in the form of flaky graphite particles having a grain size of less than 12 micrometers, the remainder being composed of water and other admixtures and/or additives. Also disclosed are the lubricant and coolant as well as a method for starting a transmission operated with the lubricant and coolant.12-06-2012
20120304791WAVE GEAR DEVICE PROVIDED WITH TAPERED FLEXIBLE EXTERNALLY TOOTHED GEAR - In an elliptical rim neutral line of each axially perpendicular cross section in a tooth trace direction of a flexible externally toothed gear of a wave gear device, external teeth are applied with addendum modification along the external teeth tooth trace direction so that the bending stress generated at the root rim surface of the external teeth that is caused by flexing of the flexible externally toothed gear is averaged out, the maximum value thereof can be reduced, and the transferred torque of the wave gear device can be increased.12-06-2012
20120011953BALL BEARING FOR RAM AIR TURBINE GEARBOX - A ram air turbine gearbox includes a pinion shaft arranged in a housing and operatively supports a pinion gear. An input shaft is arranged in the housing and operatively supports a ring gear coupled to the pinion gear. The input and output shafts are oriented at an angle. A rolling element bearing supports the pinion shaft in the housing and includes inner and outer races between which a multiple ball bearings are arranged. Each ball includes a ball diameter. The inner and outer races respectively include inner and outer raceway radii and inner and outer raceway depths. The inner and outer raceway radii each are approximately 52% of the ball diameter. The inner raceway depth is at a minimum 25% of the ball diameter, and the outer raceway depth is at a minimum 20% of the ball diameter.01-19-2012
20120152048TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED ENGINE - A transmission system disclosed herein includes a crankshaft having an outer surface with a plurality of splines and a hub having an inner surface with a plurality of splines. The hub is mounted on the crankshaft such that the plurality of splines on the inner surface of the hub meshes with the plurality of splines on the outer surface of the crankshaft. The transmission system further includes a flywheel mounted to the hub.06-21-2012
20100206111BELT-TENSIONING DRIVE FOR THE SEATBELT OF A VEHICLE WITH A CUP BEARING FOR THE ROTOR SHAFT OF AN ELECTRIC MOTOR - A belt-tensioning drive is provided that has an electric motor containing a rotor shaft, and has a gear shaft and an output gear. The electric motor drives the gear shaft via a first gearing. The gear shaft, for its part, drives the output gear via a second gearing. The gear shaft is mounted in a gearbox via two bearings. An end region of the rotor shaft is mounted in a cup bearing which is placed in a cup bearing seat of the gearbox.08-19-2010
20120132023GEAR WHEEL - The invention relates to a gear wheel (05-31-2012
20120312115HIGH SPEED GEAR SIZED AND CONFIGURED TO REDUCE WINDAGE LOSS - A gear and drive system utilizing the gear include teeth. Each of the teeth has a first side and a second side opposite the first side that extends from a body of the gear. For each tooth of the gear, a first extended portion is attached to the first side of the tooth to divert flow of fluid adjacent to the body of the gear to reduce windage losses that occur when the gear rotates. The gear may be utilized in drive systems that may have high rotational speeds, such as speeds where the tip velocities are greater than or equal to about 68 m/s. Some embodiments of the gear may also utilize teeth that also have second extended portions attached to the second sides of the teeth to divert flow of fluid adjacent to the body of the gear to reduce windage losses that occur when the gear rotates.12-13-2012
20090320631SENSORISED MULTIPLIER - Sensorized gearbox with a plurality of sensors (12-31-2009
20120255384DEVICE WITH A TRANSMISSION TO SUPPORT AT LEAST ONE AUXILIARY DEVICE OF A VEHICLE WITH DRIVE ENERGY - A mechanism with a transmission device for supplying at least one auxiliary power take-off aggregate of a vehicle with drive energy. A transmission ratio of the transmission device is varied continuously varied at least over a certain range and the transmission device can be brought into functional connection, on the input side, with a drive input of a drive machine of a drive-train of the vehicle and, on the output side, with the auxiliary power take-off aggregate. The transmission device is in the form of a mechanical transmission device. A transmission unit is provided in the power path between the drive machine and the auxiliary power take-off aggregate, whose transmission ratio is adapted to the mechanical transmission device in such manner that, in a main operating range, the mechanical transmission device can be operated essentially within the range of its maximum efficiency.10-11-2012
20110265593REDUCTION GEAR FOR WIND POWER GENERATION EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION METHOD THEREOF - A reduction gear for wind power generation equipment includes a motor, an orthogonal cogwheel mechanism, a final-stage reduction mechanism, and an output pinion that are disposed on a power transmission path in this order; and a casing that accommodates the orthogonal cogwheel mechanism and the final-stage reduction mechanism and is capable of being separated into a high-speed casing body and a low-speed casing body between the orthogonal cogwheel mechanism and the final-stage reduction mechanism while confining a lubricant therein.11-03-2011
20120285281GEARBOX WITH A THREE-POINT MOUNTING THAT REDUCES GEARBOX DISTORTION - A gearbox comprises a gearbox housing containing a gear train whose shafts are supported by the housing. The housing is fastened to a mounting plate at exactly three attachment points. This three point attachment reduces distortion of the housing that may cause misalignment of individual meshing gears in the gear train, leading to premature failure of those gears transmitting high torque.11-15-2012
20120240703Power Transfer Box Lubrication Device - A vehicle having a power generating device and a power transfer device. The power transfer device includes a plurality of gears in a housing within which the plurality of gears rotate. The plurality of gears include a first gear and a second gear, the first gear meshing with the second gear. The housing has a lubrication passage. The housing also has a lubrication slot and/or a spray nozzle in fluid communication with the lubrication passage. The lubrication slot and/or spray nozzle direct the fluid flowing therethrough toward where the first gear and second gear mesh.09-27-2012
20120247246Reversible multi-position gearmotor and storage tray for vending machines - A vending machine gearmotor that can be mounted in a variety of orientations and positions to better operate a variety of different size helix product drives and which permits a single type or design for a gearmotor to be used throughout a vending machine to drive single or dual-spiral selections. In this regard, the gearmotor can be used to rotate helix drives in either clockwise or counter clockwise directions with minimal effort required to change the direction of rotation. Thus, the gearmotors can be used in paired arrangements with two adjacent gearmotors being mounted in reversed directions so that one drives its helix in counter clockwise direction and the adjacent helix is driven in a clockwise direction with a product to be vended being carried by both adjacent helixes.10-04-2012
20110219896Dual Lock Brake Lathe Chuck - A dual lock brake lathe chuck comprises of at least one primary drive gear with keyhole along with at least one secondary drive gear with keyhole. The keyhole is rotated through the side of the chuck whereas the secondary keyhole is rotated through the back of the chuck. Rotation of either the primary keyhole or the secondary keyhole extends a plurality of jaws to secure a brake rotor on a brake lathe. The secondary keyhole positioned on the back of the chuck allows easier access of the keyhole when a brake rotor is attached to the chuck allowing the user to ensure that the brake rotor is securely tightened onto the brake lathe chuck.09-15-2011
20120272763GEAR HOUSING FOR MOTOR AND MOTOR - A gear housing for a motor is fixed to a motor main body driving a rotary shaft. The gear housing contains a worm wheel and a worm connected to the rotary shaft. Three mounting feet to be fixed to a mounting member are formed at intervals and protrude from a first side surface of the gear housing. A bulge portion bulges outward on the first side surface of the gear housing to expand the internal space. The bulge portion has side walls, which are installed to protrude from the outer side surface constituting the side walls of the bulge portion, and an upper wall, which connects the distal ends in the protruding direction of the side walls. The three mounting feet are connected by the side walls and the upper wall.11-01-2012
20120272762FAN DRIVE GEAR SYSTEM INTEGRATED CARRIER AND TORQUE FRAME - A fan gear drive system includes a torque frame having a base with integrated gear shafts circumferentially spaced relative to one another. Each shaft provides a shaft axis. A bearing assembly is mounted on each of the gear shafts and provides a bearing assembly. The bearing assembly includes a spherical bearing configured to permit angular movement of the bearing axis relative to the shaft axis.11-01-2012
20120017711Counter rotation mechanism for lift and suspend loads devices - A mechanical attachment to devices to dynamically lift and suspend loads, powered by the main shaft of the device, with the purpose to generate forces to cancel those that tend to rotate the device when the platform is not able to keep the system motionless, by means of a gear box and optional variable arm's length for counter rotation. The counter rotation equal the forces generated under rotation by the operating device to secure a total system in equilibrium.01-26-2012
20130205930POWER TRANSMISSION APPARATUS - A power transmission apparatus includes a case having a first member and a second member. A first shaft extending in a first direction and a second shaft extending in a second direction intersecting with the first direction are accommodated in the case. A fastener for fastening the first member and the second member to each other is inserted through a hole formed in the first member. A bearing support part for supporting the second shaft is formed in the first member. In a third direction perpendicular to both of the first direction and the second direction, a whole of the hole is positioned in one side in the third direction than an inner peripheral end of the bearing support part in the one side in the third direction.08-15-2013
20100139432DISC-SHAPED TORQUE TRANSDUCER - A power tool includes a motor having an output shaft that defines an axis, a drive train connected to the output shaft and operable to drive a tool output and a housing at least partially surrounding the motor and the drive train. The power tool further includes a reference disk fixed to the housing, a collar including internal teeth that engage at least a portion of the drive train and a torque transducer having a hub, a web and a rim. The torque transducer is positioned between the collar and the reference disk such that the rim is connected to the collar and the hub is connected to the reference disk. The web defines a first thickness measured parallel to the axis and the rim defines a second thickness measured in a radial direction with respect to the axis, such that the second thickness is greater than the first thickness.06-10-2010

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