A planetary gearbox is often used in automatic transmissions
abstract:A planetary gearbox is a type of transmission that uses two gears in a cycle. They are mounted so th...
A planetary gearbox is a type of transmission that uses two gears in a cycle. They are mounted so that the center of one gear revolves around the center of the other. A carrier connects the two centers. The two gears are then rotated by the carrier. They mesh so that pitch circles roll smoothly without any slip.In addition to the gears, a planetary gearbox may include sliding sections. These sections require a lubricant to operate smoothly and prevent gear wear. The lubricant also helps reduce noise and vibrations. A planetary gearbox's size and design depend on the application. Choosing the right size for your specific application will ensure a balance between performance, cost, size, and efficiency. Most renowned manufacturers have advisory methods that help them determine the best gearbox size for a specific application. Often, they start each project by learning specific speeds and torques to ensure the proper gearbox is chosen.A planetary gearbox is often used in automatic transmissions in modern cars. If you're unsure whether your vehicle has planetary gears, check the owner's manual or contact your dealer's service department. If you don't have a manual, you can also search for "planetary gear" on the Internet. However, it's important to note that planetary gears are more complex and have more components than conventional transmissions.