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Overloading your gear reducer will shorten its service life. This short article explains the difference between two common types of mechanical overloading.
Gear drives, gear motors, and gear reducers are all mechanical devices that use gears to transmit power and change speed and torque. However, there are some important differences between these three types of devices.