A machine builder comes with an program to rotate tooling around an Aerospace component and want to use a curved rack and pinion drive to do this. To maintain accurate positioning, there will be two axis drives to rotate the axis and remove backlash using electrical preloading.
The curved rack will be a special design by the customer based on the device requirements and the look envelope they need to work with.
ATLANTA could work with the customer on the design of the curved rack to boost it’s manufacturability and concur that it would become able to handle the application loading. The rack was produced as a particular item and utilized ATLANTA’s vast experience and knowledge in equipment production.
A precision planetary reducer was chosen with a ISO flanged pinion mounted to the output to operate a vehicle on the rack. The flanged pinion provided a compact design to reduce the quantity of torque required at the reducer result. The reducer supplied a rigid support of the flanged pinion and allowed for a big reduction ratio to have the motor increase as high as feasible.
What is a gear rack? A rack and pinion is certainly a set of gears which convert rotational movement into linear motion. A circular equipment called the pinion engages the teeth on a linear gear bar called the gear rack. Rotational motion gear rack for Aerospace Industry applied to the pinion causes the apparatus rack to move, therefore translating the rotational movement of the pinion into the linear motion of the apparatus rack.
Automotive steering, milling machines, grinders, and meat processing machines are a few of the machines using gear racks. Gear racks are also used in robotics, CNC routers, material handling systems, automation systems, and the aerospace sector.
We also offer custom gear rack production. We can manufacture gear racks in a variety of materials such as for example plastic, brass, metal and aluminum. We are able to also manufacture spur gears, bevel gears, helical gears, equipment clusters, metric gears, anti-backlash gears, worm gears, gear blanks, gear share, pinion shafts, ratchets and pawls. We can also produce gears with pin hubs, clamp hubs, or hubless.
We manufacture a wide variety of gear types complete or will cut gear teeth on client supplied blanks. We make rack and pinion gears, face gears, band gears and other special gears for the following industries: aviation, defense and aerospace instrumentation, industrial, energy, general industry and equipment, health care, leisure, musical instrument, power tool, scientific analysis and transportation. Ever-Power manufactures gears using contemporary machining methods to customer specifications.