Big gear applications keep on amazing industry professionals all over the World. It’s another topic to write about these enormous elements, but watching these gears getting manufactured takes it to a higher level:
Horsburgh & Scott
Horsburgh&Scott has built-in capabilities in gas carburizing, induction hardening, stress-relieving and through-hardening. The experience to see these gears manufactured is a spectacular one:
ATA Gears offers intelligent mechanical power transmission solutions. These diverse applications offer improved availability, durability and safety.
van der Wegen Gears
Time-lapse videos are some of the best on the Internet and this time-lapse video of a big gear from P. van der Wegen shows the remarkable ingenuity needed to assemble these massive components. P. van der Wegen Gears is a family-run business (4th generation) that began in 1880 as a service shop for the textile industry.
The MAAG CPU Gear unit represent the classic central drive for ball mills. With it’s two-stage planetary gear arrangement it delivers high productivity for ball mills.
And how are these enormous components transported ? Here is examined by a sample in France in 2019.
It’s quite not possible to bring about the biggest gear into stage, because at the moment, a new one is being manufactured. That doesn’t stop X-Machines showcasing one of the biggest gears in our industry:
Girth Gear at HMC
Here is a step-by-step video at the manufacture of a girth gear at HMC highlights.