Blog 2016


Relationship of Couplings and Gears: How They Work Together

December 7, 2016

The powertrain of an extended mechanical device is built from many parts, but few are more important than couplings and gears. These transmission-essential components are defined by a special relationship. Gears are the radial momentum manipulators of the engineering realm.

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What are Helical In-line Gearboxes?

December 2, 2016

Helical in-line gearboxes leverage the hybrid properties of angularly cut gearing teeth. In effect, power transmission errors are eliminated because the architecture of the engaging teeth inside the gearbox blends linear contact with a carefully implemented angular property.

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What are Spur Gears?

November 16, 2016

Spur gears are circular mechanical parts with an axis and a rim studded in regularly spaced angular teeth. They're universally employed in countless gearing packages, which makes them the backbone of the power transmission industry. Geometrically austere yet essential, this everyday gearwheel may be manufactured with an understated profile, but it's always balanced and always built to exacting engineering standards.

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What are Bevel Gears?

November 7, 2016

Bevel gears use angularly aligned teeth to transform the axial relationship between two working shafts. The fundamental profile of the wheel-shaped component stays relatively unchanged, but the outer teeth assume a slanted orientation. Traditionally, intersecting shafts engage at a 90° angle when these gears mesh, but that right-angled configuration is open to manipulation.

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Series X Couplings Uses and Applications

October 26, 2016

The engineering conventions that rule the power transmission field have thus far addressed rigid positional constraints, but there are times when this geometrical conformity factor is prejudiced by real world issues. Sometimes drive shafts just don't line up perfectly.

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Applications and Uses of Screwjacks

October 13, 2016

When a long rod shaped as a helical screw moves within a matching housing, the resulting linear motion creates enough lifting force to raise heavy loads. That's the essential purpose of a screw jack, a term that often finds its two-word label jammed together to create a short name for a popular piece of apparatus. Let's take a look at the applications and uses of screwjacks.

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Applications of Bevel Helical Gears in Mining and Quarrying Industry

September 28, 2016

Robust mechanical housings are put to the test when they're appointed to mines and quarries, yet they function optimally thanks to their ingress-protecting designs. Likewise, the complex gear trains that labour within these sealed units are built to endure, even when harsh conditions throw down a geological challenge.

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The History of Power Transmission Equipment

September 16, 2016

It's back at the dawning of civilization that the history of power transmission equipment first took form. These were the grain processing structures that used rickety wooden wheels to grind grain into flour.

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Benzlers: Power Transmission Products Supplier

August 30, 2016

Engineering quality lays at the heart of every design choice made by Benzlers gearing fabrication team. Firstly, as an elite power transmission products supplier, every conceivable application is accounted for by supremely configurable gearing packages.

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What is Mechanical Speed Reduction in Automobiles?

August 10, 2016

Technologically diverse mechanical components mesh together to create super-efficient powertrains, gears and drive shafts that inhabit compact modular housings. They manipulate torque, reduce speed, and generally gift us with mastery over kinetic energy.

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How Do Worm Gear Reducers Work?

July 28, 2016

Worm gear reducers mesh two very different mechanical parts, but, dissimilar as these paired components unquestionably are, they do create a unique relationship. They function as potent gearing reducers, moving parts that lock together to greatly reduce the speed of a gear train.

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Gear and Gearbox Lubrication

July 13, 2016

Engineering articles tend to highlight the mechanics of a gearing unit, its aptitude for efficiently meshing radial gearing components and drive shafts, but little has been mentioned about gear and gearbox lubrication, for this can never be a dry operating environment.

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What is The Significance of Torque in Vehicles?

June 27, 2016

Torque and velocity are two layers of a moving mechanical puzzle. At the top, the ordinary driver, the guy or gal who doesn't get excited about aftermarket accessories, thinks about speed, which is as it should be.

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Power Transmission Equipment: Definition and Applications in Commercial Industries

June 17, 2016

A bewildering array of power transmission equipment is installed inside and around our familiar commercial institutes. They use prime movers and elastomeric linkages, belt drives that offer a fair-to-middling efficiency rating.

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Benzler Series BD Screwjacks versus Pneumatic and Hydraulic Jacks

May 31, 2016

Now that we've established the screwjack as a highly efficient workhorse lifter, it's time to assess the competition, if any. The Benzler series BD screwjacks, for instance, deliver a comprehensive torque range.

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Gear Emergency: What Should You Do When This Happens?

May 17, 2016

When a power transmission linkage works according to its design specifications, productivity figures remain reliably high. But, when gears fail in a fast-paced industrial environment, then a gear emergency is declared.

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Functions of Speed Reducers in Gearboxes

April 29, 2016

When power transmitting mechanical systems need more torque, it doesn't manifest by magic. Energy conservation takes over and the necessary torque is delivered by reducing the speed of an input power source.

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Benzlers Australia: Sales, Maintenance and Repair by Kelmar Engineering

April 15, 2016

The Benzlers Australia connection is a rock-solid partnership built on a backbone of robust gearing products. The Australian industrial sector is ably represented by Kelmar Engineering, a company possessed of sublime power transmission expertise, which is a must-have considering the range of toughened industrial-class gearing and power transmitting domains spreading across Australia.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Choose Benzler Gear Products

March 31, 2016

A passion for serving up internationally recognized gearing solutions defines the Benzler engineering ethic and creates a manufacturing foundation that's as solid as any of the gearing products exhibited in the company brochure.

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Brief Information about Benzler's History

March 15, 2016

Engineers live and breathe all things related to mechanical quality. Mathematics and blueprints represent the seed of a physical product, but product design and fabrication represents the full package.

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How Do Gearboxes Function?

February 29, 2016

As a rule, the transmission of mechanical power is dramatically altered when passed through a train of rotating gears, but why should this happen? Picture for a moment if you will, a pack of differently sized spur gears dropped into a lubricated housing.

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Applications and Uses of Worm Gears

February 17, 2016

In engineering terms, the relationship between a wide-diameter standard gear and a narrow-diameter threaded shaft (worm) is colloquially referred to as a worm gear configuration.

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Benzler AJ Junior Worm Gear

January 29, 2016

The only thing that's "junior" about the Benzler AJ Junior Worm Gear is its dimensions, and even then the nameplate proudly emblazoned on the product promises large-scale performance features.

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Series AM - Mid Worm Gear

January 22, 2016

The Series AM - Mid Worm Gear range demonstrates an innovative approach to the engineering design practices that currently propel power transmission form and function. The single universal case simplifies installation requirements.

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