ORBITING CENTRE:

Orbiting Gear-Pairs offer interesting design options.

One Gear-Pair

Designs include:

oGears with Four-Bars
oGears with Five-Bars
oEpitrochoid Curves
oHypotrochoid Curves
oPeritriches Curves
oLobe-Pumps
oCycloidal Gear Reducers
Two or more Gear-Pairs

Designs include:

oPlanetary Gear Sets
oDifferential Planetary Gear Sets

tog_minus        Arrangements of a Gear-Pair with an Orbiting (Epicyclic) Gear Centre

Orbiting Gear Centres

External

Gear 1 < Gear 2

Orbiting Gear Centres

External

Gear 1 > Gear 2

Orbiting Gear Centres

Internal

Gear 1 < Gear 2

Orbiting Gear Centres

Internal

Gear 1 > Gear 2

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