Gear boxes are considered as the central component of any transmission system. This is used for converting the speed of engine into torque and generally provides proper gear reduction. It can be used in various situations such as fixed machines, cars and anywhere else.But the most common place is in motor vehicles, where the gearbox adapts the output of the internal combustion engine to the drive wheels.
Types of Gear Boxes:
Manual Gear Box: Manual type gear is the simplest form that usually involve manual movement of a type of sliding gear.
Automatic Gear Box: An automatic box is similar to the manual gear box and only exception is that the transmission systems automatically select the correct gear.
Materials used in the Fabrication of Gear Boxes:
These gear boxes are made from materials like stainless steel, nickel and titanium. Some non-metallic materials such as compressed paper, rawhide, wood and nylon are used to reduce noise in these gears.
Different Types of Gear Boxes:
Helical Gear Box
Vertical Gear Box
High Mast Gear Box
Worm Reduction Gear Box